Butterbean is 8-year-old Chihuahua who has trick knees and would need someone who is patient and can handle a special needs dog. For more information please contact the Smithtown Animal Shelter at (631) 360-7575. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

Puppy of the day

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.

Monday's puppy of the day: Zane

Name: Zane Age: 18 months Shelter: Smithtown Animal

Name: Zane
Age: 18 months
Shelter: Smithtown Animal Shelter (September 29, 2014 8:29 AM)

Zane is an 18-month-old Puggle who has lots of energy and would be a perfect fit for a home with older kids, but with no other cats and dogs.  For more information please contact the Smithtown Animal Shelter at (631) 360-7575. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

Click here to see the puppies from Save-A-Pet

Click here to see the puppies from Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson Station who were featured the week of Sept. 22, 2014.

Monday's puppy of the day: Chance

Name: Chance Age: Unknown Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port

Name: Chance
Age: Unknown
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (September 22, 2014 10:21 AM)

Chance was rescued from Knoxville, Tennessee, and is looking for a home with a family that will love him. For more information please call the Save-A-Pet-shelter in Port Jefferson Station at (631) 473-6333. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Puppy of the day: Autumn

Name: Autumn Age: 6 years old Shelter: Save-A-Pet

Name: Autumn
Age: 6 years old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (September 22, 2014 10:22 AM)

Autumn is a 6-year-old Yorkshire terrier, who is looking for someone to adopt her. She loves to take long walks and be held a lot. For more information please call the Save-A-Pet-shelter in Port Jefferson Station at (631) 473-6333. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Wednesday's puppy of the day: George

Name: George Age: 6 years old Shelter: Save-A-Pet

Name: George
Age: 6 years old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (September 22, 2014 10:23 AM)

George is a 6-year-old Chihuahua, who is looking for a home where he can fall asleep on his owner’s lap. For more information please call the Save-A-Pet-shelter in Port Jefferson Station at (631) 473-6333. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

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Thursday's puppy of the day: Bonita

Name: Bonita Age: 5 years old Shelter: Save-A-Pet

Name: Bonita
Age: 5 years old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (September 22, 2014 10:24 AM)

Bonita is a 5-year-old pit bull mix, who is a sweetheart of a dog. She would make a great running partner and would be perfect in a home with older kids to play with her. For more information please call the Save-A-Pet-shelter in Port Jefferson Station at (631) 473-6333. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Friday's puppy of the day: Autumn Lee

Name: Autumn Lee Age: 8 months old Shelter:

Name: Autumn Lee
Age: 8 months old
Shelter: Save-A-Pet in Port Jefferson (September 26, 2014 8:54 AM)

Autumn Lee is a sweet, 8-month-old Chihuahua mix from a high kill shelter. She would make a perfect lap-dog as she loves lounging on the couch and cudling. For more information, contact Save-A-Pet at 631-473-6333. (Credi: Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Jolee, Rosco, Brand, Napoleon, and Short Stop were

Jolee, Rosco, Brand, Napoleon, and Short Stop were featured the week of Sept. 15, 2014, and are available for adoption through the Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter.

Click here to see the puppies from Kent

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

Click here to see the puppies from Southampton

Click here to see the puppies from Southampton Animal Shelter who were featured the week of Aug. 25, 2014.

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Click here to see the puppies from Bidawee's

Click here to see the puppies from Bidawee's Westhampton Adoption Center who were featured the week of Aug. 18, 2014.

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 Aug. 11, 2014.

Puppies from Bobbi and the Strays

Click here to see the puppies from Bobbi

Click here to see the puppies from Bobbi and the Strays who were featured the week of Aug. 4, 2014.

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 July 28, 2014.

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 July 21, 2014.

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Puppies from Ruff House Rescue in East Rockaway

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Click here to see the puppies from Ruff House Rescue in East Rockaway who were featured the week of July 14, 2014.

Puppies from the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter

Click here to see the puppies from the

Click here to see the puppies from the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter who were featured the week of July 7, 2014.

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 June 30, 2014.

Puppies from Islip Animal Shelter

Click here to see the puppies from Islip

Click here to see the puppies from Islip Animal Shelter who were featured the week of June 16, 2014.

Puppies from Last Chance Animal Rescue

Click here to see the puppies from Last

Click here to see the puppies from Last Chance Animal Rescue who were featured the week of June 9, 2014.

Puppies from Almost Home Animal Rescue

Click here to see the puppies from Almost

Click here to see the puppies from Almost Home Animal Rescue in Bohemia who were featured the week of Jun. 2, 2014.

Puppies from Forgotten Friends of Long Island

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 May 26, 2014.

Puppies from Brookhaven Animal Shelter

Click here to see the puppies from Brookhaven

Click here to see the puppies from Brookhaven Animal Shelter who were featured the week of May 19, 2014.

Puppies from Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons

Click here to see the puppies from Animal

Click here to see the puppies from Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons who were featured the week of May 5, 2014.

Puppies from the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter

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Click here to see the puppies from the Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter who were featured the week of Apr. 7, 2014.

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