Giving a shelter animal a home is own of the greatest things a person can do when buying their family a pet. When looking for a new dog or cat, compassionate pet owners know it is best to adopt an animal from one of the many animal shelters on Long Island. But where is the Best Animal Shelter/Rescue to make such a big decision? Those ranked at the top of the list are not surprisingly already household names. We bring you this year’s winners for Best Animal Shelter/Rescue on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center Best Animal Shelter on Long Island!
1. Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center
33 Warner Rd., Huntington. 631-368-8770. www.littleshelter.com
This is the third year in a row that Little Shelter, one of Long Island’s oldest no-kill shelters, takes the No. 1 spot in our Best of Long Island. The name may include the word “little,” but the hearts of the volunteers and staff at Little Shelter are huge. Just ask the forever families they helped create by placing Long Islanders with a furry friend for life.
2. North Shore Animal League
25 Davis Ave., Port Washington. 516-883-7575. www.animalleague.org
3. Animal Lovers’ League of Glen Cove
40 Shore Rd., Glen Cove. 516-676-5913. www.animalloversleague.us