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Long-Timers Waiting To Be Adopted

  All of these animals have been waiting for over 6 months for their forever homes. Their adoption fees are paid for by Live.Love.Bark Dog Rescue. Any animal who has waited over a year also goes home with a free … Continue reading

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Long-timers Waiting at Islip Animal Shelter

You were cold and lonely, roaming the streets, dodging cars, hiding in the woods,  and trying to find your way back to where you came from, but you couldn’t remember how. You were confused and didn’t understand why someone left … Continue reading

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Dog and Cat Friendly Adoptable Dogs

Bessie Bessie is a pretty Pit mix who is between two and three years old. She recently had puppies but is done with that now and is spayed and ready for the good life! She is super sweet and submissive. … Continue reading

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Then and Now: Shelter Success Stories

We’d like to remind people that the pet you see in a shelter setting, is not always the pet you’ll be getting. Many dogs and cats appear fearful, or even slightly aggressive in such a stressful environment. Take a look at … Continue reading

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Adopt me for FREE!

All of these animals have been waiting for their forever home for six months or longer! They are all good pets who just need a chance. And they need that chance a lot more than the other dogs and cats. … Continue reading

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The Black Dog Bias

I’ve written entries in the past that explain that, most commonly, our shelter proves the black dog bias to be untrue. Well, today, surprisingly, I write to say we have found our shelter filling up with black, or at least … Continue reading

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A New Leaf for Islip Animal Shelter

I’ve been waiting some time to write this entry. I’m thrilled to finally be able to announce that Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center will now be working exclusively with a new group of volunteers: the extremely dedicated individuals who … Continue reading

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