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NS Animal League America Continues Post-Hurricane Sandy Rescue Efforts More Than 650 Animals In Need of Homes  

As Hurricane Sandy headed toward the now-devastated Tri-State area, North Shore Animal League America - the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization – reached out to local residents already suffering tremendous losses, providing preemptive emergency rescue services to several Long Island shelters, ensuring the safety of pets who had to be separated from their displaced families. Shelter and rescue groups in the Long Island area who were forced to evacuate also took advantage of Animal League’s facilities. As more animals filled the shelter, dedicated staff members have worked around the clock to ensure all were being evaluated and ready for adoption. Every bit of space is now being utilized for animals in need of care, including the more than 650 animals at the adoption in need of new, loving homes.

Every adoption makes room in the shelter for other animals needing care.  Adoption fees for all adult cats and dogs one year and older will be waived the rest of the week (through Sunday, November 11).

Pet owners who already have their hands full as they continue to piece their lives back together, however, can rest assured that they can count on Animal League America’s full service Pet Health Center for any and all pet health concerns. The veterinarians and medical staff of the Pet Health Center are compassionate and enthusiastic and provide the highest standard of veterinary care, at very affordable rates, to every pet that they treat. The Center, which is fully equipped for exams, vaccinations, microchipping, all dental care, and affordable spaying and neutering, is open 365 days a year, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. The fees for wellness examinations are being reduced to $20 this week (through Sunday, November 11). For more information on the Pet Health Center, visit animalleague.org or e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Animal League America can be reached at its emergency hotline, (631) 851-5074, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with any questions.

To support their emergency rescue efforts and for updates, visit www. AnimalLeague.org. North Shore Animal League America President John Stevenson wants residents to know, “Our hearts go out to those currently struggling with losses in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and we will continue to be here to help.”