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Amelia is a beautiful black-and-white lab mix who is shy at first but warms up to those who give her love. For more information visit: www.arfhamptons.com (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

Puppy of the day: Adoptable dogs on LI

The puppy of the day series features one Long Island animal shelter every week, each with five puppies who are up for adoption. Stop by newsday.com/puppyoftheday every weekday to see the latest featured pet. Also, check out pictures from previous weeks. Maybe you'll find a forever dog companion.

Tuesday's puppy of the day: Bambi

Name: Bambi Age: 4 years old Shelter: ARF

Name: Bambi
Age: 4 years old
Shelter: ARF Hamptons (March 20, 2015 9:39 AM)

This 4-year-old pit bull mix is sweet and affectionate. She is a ball of energy and she may literally leap into your arms for you to take her home. For more information visit: www.arfhamptons.com (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

Monday's puppy of the day: Belle

Name: Belle Shelter: ARF Hamptons

Name: Belle
Shelter: ARF Hamptons (March 20, 2015 9:39 AM)

Belle is a super sweet senior dachshund mix who will do anything for a treat or belly rub. She loves everyone she meets and she needs a home soon. For more information visit: www.arfhamptons.com (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)  

Puppies from Forgotten Friends of Long Island

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Click here to see the puppies from Forgotten Friends of Long Island who were featured the week of March 16, 2015.

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Monday's puppy of the Day: Trina

Name: Trina Age: 3 1/2 years old Shelter:

Name: Trina
Age: 3 1/2 years old
Shelter: Forgotten Friends of Long Island (March 13, 2015 10:25 AM)

Trina is 3 1/2 years old and was brought to Forgotten Friends of Long Island after her owners abandoned her in their yard. To learn more about Trina, please call 516-719-0808 to make an appointment. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Tuesday's puppy of the Day: Jenna

Name: Jenna Age: 7 or 8 years old

Name: Jenna
Age: 7 or 8 years old
Shelter: Forgotten Friends of Long Island (March 13, 2015 10:25 AM)

Jenna is estimated to be 7 or 8 years old and was brought to Forgotten Friends of Long Island after having been tethered to a fence and abandoned. If you would like to adopt Jenna, please call 516-719-0808 to make an appointment. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Wednesday's puppy of the Day: Nikki

Name: Nikki Age: 4 or 5 years old

Name: Nikki
Age: 4 or 5 years old
Shelter: Forgotten Friends of Long Island (March 13, 2015 10:25 AM)

Nikki is about 4 or 5 years old, and is affectionate, loving and has a funny waddle.  To find out more about Nikki, call Forgotten Friends of Long Island at 516-719-0808 to make an appointment. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Thursday's puppy of the Day: Melena

Name: Melena Age: 7 months old Shelter: Forgotten

Name: Melena
Age: 7 months old
Shelter: Forgotten Friends of Long Island (March 13, 2015 10:25 AM)

Melena is a 7-month-old mixed breed who is calm, adorable and playful.  To find out if Melena is right for you, call Forgotten Friends of Long Island at 516-719-0808 to make an appointment. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

Friday's puppy of the Day: Layla

Name: Layla Age: 5 months old Shelter: Forgotten

Name: Layla
Age: 5 months old
Shelter: Forgotten Friends of Long Island (March 13, 2015 10:26 AM)

Layla is a 5-month old puppy who is loving and affectionate.  To find out how you can meet Layla, please call Forgotten Friends of Long Island at 516-719-0808 to make an appointment. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

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Puppies from Little Shelter Animal Rescue

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Click here to see the puppies from Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center in Huntington who were featured the week of March 9, 2015.

Monday's puppy of the day: Penny

Name: Penny Age: 2 years old Shelter: Huntington?s

Name: Penny
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue (March 9, 2015 2:55 PM)

Penny is a 2-year-old pit bull mix who loves attention. She’s got a lot of energy and she enjoys long walks. For more information contact Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue at 631-368-8770. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Tuesday's puppy of the day: Tommasina

Name: Tommasina Age: 4 years old Shelter: Huntington?s

Name: Tommasina
Age: 4 years old
Shelter: Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue (March 9, 2015 2:55 PM)

Tommasina is a playful and affectionate 4-year-old pointer mix. She recently came to the shelter and needs a home with no other pets soon. For more information contact Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue at 631-368-8770. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Wednesday's puppy of the day: Sky

Name: Sky Age: 4 years old Shelter: Huntington?s

Name: Sky
Age: 4 years old
Shelter: Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue (March 9, 2015 2:55 PM)

Sky is a 4-year-old hound who wants to be around people all the time. She’s very friendly and has a lot of energy. For more information contact Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue at 631-368-8770. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Thursday's puppy of the day: Thelma

Name: Thelma Age: 8 months old Shelter: Huntington?s

Name: Thelma
Age: 8 months old
Shelter: Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue (March 9, 2015 2:56 PM)

Thelma is an 8-month-old rat terrier who was rescued as part of a Passage to Freedom program. She’s growing out of her shyness and needs a home soon. For more information contact Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue at 631-368-8770. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

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Friday's puppy of the day: Lillian

Name: Lillian Age: 5 years old Shelter: Huntington?s

Name: Lillian
Age: 5 years old
Shelter: Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue (March 9, 2015 2:56 PM)

Lillian is a 5-year-old beagle who was hit by a car and needed surgery. Now that she’s recovering, she needs a loving home soon. For more information contact Huntington’s Little Shelter Animal Rescue at 631-368-8770. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Puppies from Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton

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Click here to see the puppies from Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton who were featured the week of Feb. 2, 2015.

Monday's puppy of the day: Mimi

Name: Mimi Age: 6 years old Shelter: Kent

Name: Mimi
Age: 6 years old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (March 2, 2015 9:18 AM)

Mimi is an energetic and lively Chihuahua-Dachshund mix who was was pulled from a local town shelter. She’s 6 years young, full of pep, and loves to jump in your lap. For more information, contact Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

Tuesday's puppy of the day: Link

Name: Link Age: 5 years old Shelter: Kent

Name: Link
Age: 5 years old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (March 2, 2015 9:18 AM)

Link, a 5-year-old foxhound, was turned into Kent Animal Shelter after he refused to hunt for his previous owner. He would much rather be a spoiled house dog and live a good life indoors with people who love him. For more information, contact Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

Wednesday's puppy of the day: Champ

Name: Champ Age: 5 years old Shelter: Kent

Name: Champ
Age: 5 years old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (March 2, 2015 9:18 AM)

Champ is a very smart 5-year-old great Dane mix. He was surrendered to a local shelter after his owner died. Because he is accustomed to living in a home, there are hopes he'll be adopted quickly. For more information, contact Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

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Thursday's puppy of the day: Manchita

Name: Manchita Age: 1 year old Shelter: Kent

Name: Manchita
Age: 1 year old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (March 2, 2015 9:18 AM)

Manchita is a 1-year-old terrier mix. She is a very energetic, fun dog who loves to run around and play, so she would do best with some space to run around in. For more information, contact Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

Friday's puppy of the day: Sparkle

Name: Sparkle Age: 2 years old Shelter: Kent

Name: Sparkle
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (March 2, 2015 9:18 AM)

Sparkle is a scruffy 2-year-old terrier mix with a great demeanor. She loves everyone she meets. You can’t go wrong with this sweet dog. For more information, contact Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)

Puppies from Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson

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Click here to see the puppies from Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson Station who were featured the week of Feb. 23, 2015.

Monday's puppy of the Day: Buddy

Name: Buddy Age: 1-1/2 years old Shelter: Save-A-Pet

Name: Buddy
Age: 1-1/2 years old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (February 19, 2015 10:14 AM)

Buddy is a 1 1/2-year-old Chihuahua who gets along great with children and other dogs.  To learn more about Buddy, please contact Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson Station at 631-473-6333 or go to www.saveapetli.net.  (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Tuesday's puppy of the Day: Mork

Name: Mork Age: 2 years old Shelter: Save-A-Pet

Name: Mork
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (February 19, 2015 10:14 AM)

Mork is a 2-year-old Chihuahua who loves to play and cuddle. To find out if Mork would be right for your family, please contact Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson Station at 631-473-6333 or go to www.saveapetli.net.  (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

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Wednesday's puppy of the Day: Gabriel

Name: Gabriel Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson

Name: Gabriel
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (February 19, 2015 10:14 AM)

Gabriel is a Chihuahua mix who would make a great pet for a family with children. If you’re interested in Gabriel, please contact Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson Station at 631-473-6333 or go to www.saveapetli.net.  (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Thursday's puppy of the Day: Nila

Name: Nila Age: 1 year old Shelter: Save-A-Pet

Name: Nila
Age: 1 year old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (February 19, 2015 10:15 AM)

Nila is a 1-year-old shepherd mix whose previous family could no longer care for her. To give Nila a new forever home, please contact Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson Station at 631-473-6333 or go to www.saveapetli.net.  (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Friday's puppy of the Day: Foxy

Name: Foxy Age: 1 year old Shelter: Save-A-Pet

Name: Foxy
Age: 1 year old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (February 19, 2015 10:15 AM)

Foxy is a 1-year-old Korean jingo who was rescued from Korea, where she was headed for slaughter. To find out more about Foxy, please contact Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson Station at 631-473-6333 or go to www.saveapetli.net.  (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Puppy of the Weekend: Bitsy

Name: Bitsy Age: 1 year old Shelter: Save-A-Pet

Name: Bitsy
Age: 1 year old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (February 19, 2015 10:15 AM)

Bitsy is a shy 1-year-old Chihuahua who would do best in a home with adults. If you think Bitsy would be right for you, please contact Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson Station at 631-473-6333 or go to www.saveapetli.net.  (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Puppies from Bidawee's Westhampton Adoption Center

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Friday's puppy of the day: Zip

Name: Zip Age: 1 year old Shelter: Bideawee

Name: Zip
Age: 1 year old
Shelter: Bideawee (February 13, 2015 11:10 AM)

Zip, a 1-year-old black lab mix, was rescued from a municipal shelter recently. She’s friendly and relaxed and she’d make a great family pet.  For more information, contact Bideawee at 866-262-8133. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Thursday's puppy of the day: Norton

Name: Norton Age: 9 months old Shelter: Bideawee

Name: Norton
Age: 9 months old
Shelter: Bideawee (February 13, 2015 11:10 AM)

Norton, a 9-month-old terrier mix, loves to play ball and run. He needs an active household to take him in soon. For more information, contact Bideawee at 866-262-8133. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Wednesday's puppy of the day: Zu-Zu

Name: Zu-Zu Age: 5 months old Shelter: Bideawee

Name: Zu-Zu
Age: 5 months old
Shelter: Bideawee (February 13, 2015 11:09 AM)

Zu-Zu is a retriever-hound mix. She’s about 5 months old, very friendly although a little nervous at first. She needs a little training and a good home. For more information, contact Bideawee at 866-262-8133. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Tuesday's puppy of the day: Tucker

Name: Tucker Age: 2 years old Shelter: Bideawee

Name: Tucker
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Bideawee (February 13, 2015 11:09 AM)

Tucker is a 2-year-old lab mix. He’s very playful and needs plenty of exercise. He’s a gentle giant and needs a home soon. For more information, contact Bideawee at 866-262-8133. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Monday's puppy of the day: Mia

Name: Mia Age: 2 years old Shelter: Bideawee

Name: Mia
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Bideawee (February 13, 2015 11:09 AM)

Mia, a Pug-Chihuahua mix, needs a home. She’s 2 and as sweet as can be. For more information, contact Bideawee at 866-262-8133. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

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Puppies from the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter

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Click here to see the puppies from the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter who were featured the week of Feb. 9, 2015.

Puppies from Bobbi and the Strays

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Click here to see the puppies from Bobbie and the Strays who were featured the week of Feb. 2, 2015.

Puppies from Islip Animal Shelter

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Click here to see the puppies from Islip Animal Shelter who were featured the week of January 26, 2015.

Puppies from Southampton Animal Shelter

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Click here to see the puppies from Southampton Animal Shelter who were featured the week of Jan. 19, 2015.

Puppies from North Shore Animal League

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Click here to see the puppies from North Shore Animal League who were featured the week of Jan. 12, 2015.

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Puppies from the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter

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Click here to see the puppies from the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter who were featured the week of Jan. 5, 2015.

Puppies from Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter

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Click here to see the puppies from the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter who were featured the week of Dec. 29, 2014.

Puppies from A Home Fur Now Rescue

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Click here to see the puppies from A Home Fur Now Rescue who were featured the week of Dec. 22, 2014.

Puppies from Posh Pets of Long Beach

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Click here to see the puppies from Posh Pets of Long Beach who were featured the week of Dec. 15, 2014.

Puppies from Brookhaven Animal Shelter

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Click here to see the puppies from Brookhaven Animal Shelter who were featured the week of Dec. 8, 2014.

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Puppies from Almost Home Animal Rescue

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Click here to see the puppies from Almost Home Animal Rescue who were featured the week of Dec. 1, 2014.

Puppies from New York Bully Crew

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Click here to see the puppies from New York Bully Crew who were featured the week of Nov. 24, 201.

Click here to see the puppies from Ruff

Click here to see the puppies from Ruff House Rescue who were featured the week of Nov. 17, 2014.

Puppies from Long Road Home Rescue, Inc.

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Click here to see the puppies from Long Road Home Rescue, Inc. who were featured the week of Nov. 10, 2014.

Puppies from Last Chance Animal Rescue

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Click here to see the puppies from Last Chance Animal Rescue who were featured the week of Nov. 3, 2014.

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Click here to see the puppies from Animal

Click here to see the puppies from Animal Lovers League of Glen Cove who were featured the week of Oct. 27, 2014.

Click here to see the puppies from Forgotten

Click here to see the puppies from Forgotten Friends of Long Island who were featured the week of Oct. 20, 2014.

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