Adding To The Family

Visit these adoption shelters across Long Island

Harry is a Pitbull terrier mix and is available for adoption Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter; Meet Mandie, she loves to play with her toys and with other cats. She’s available for adoption at Last Hope.

‘Tis the season for giving. Cooking and baking with friends, volunteering and donating goods you no longer need to those less fortunate all mark this season of sharing. It is also the time to give animals in need a loving home.

If you are looking to add a furry, four-legged friend to your family, there’s no better time than the holidays. While all dogs and cats (including pet store animals) need to be rescued, if you are interested in adopting, check out our list of animal and rescue shelters across the island.

North Shore Animal League America

25 Davis Ave.
Port Washington, NY 11050

Forgotten Friends of Long Island Animal Rescue


Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center

33 Warner Rd.
Huntington, NY 11743

Last Hope Inc., Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation

3300 Beltagh Ave.
Wantagh, NY 11793

Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter

150 Miller Pl.
Syosset, NY 11791

Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter

3320 Beltagh Ave.
Wantagh, NY 11793

Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter

75 Marino Ave.
Port Washington, NY 11050

Bobbi and the Strays

2 Rider Pl.
Freeport, NY 11520

Save-A-Pet Animal Shelter

608 NY-112
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Babylon Animal Shelter

51 Lamar St.
West Babylon, NY 11704

Islip Animal Shelter

210 S Denver Ave.
Bay Shore, NY 11706

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Jennifer Fauci
Jennifer Fauci is the former managing editor of Long Island Weekly, Anton Media Group's award-winning special sections and Anton’s local magazines. Her passion for literature, travel and the arts lend to the unique content in her publications. In her time at Anton, she has received first place in the Folio Awards, second place for the NYPA awards and is the recipient of six PCLI awards.

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