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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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Hazel’s 1000th Day in the Shelter

On June 14, 2013, the shelter took in a stray dog. She was a scrawny, young,  petite American Staffordshire Terrier mix with gorgeous hazel colored eyes. We named her Hazel for that reason. Hazel was roughly six months old when she came … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Cinnabon GOT ADOPTED!

Cinnabon is an adoptable dog waiting at Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center, located at 210 South Denver Avenue in Bay Shore, New York. Cinnabon is a female Pit Bull mix. She’s roughly four years old. She is spayed, microchipped, and up to … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Buttercup GOT ADOPTED

One of the most amazing things about so many dogs that have suffered from abuse and neglect is the way they bounce back and the way they still trust. Though this dog has every reason to hate humans, and every reason to show aggression to the breed of animal that treated her worse than garbage, she continually wags that tail and greets everyone see meets with love and affection. No matter her past, she is truly a happy girl. 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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