Name: Short Stop
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter

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.

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.

Thursday's puppy of the day: Napoleon

Name: Napoleon Age: Unknown Shelter: Town of North

Name: Napoleon
Age: Unknown
Shelter: Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter (September 18, 2014 10:03 AM)

Napoleon is a leisurely pit bull-terrier mix and thinks he's a lap dog. He loves cuddling and needs a home soon. Contact the Town of North Hempstead's Animal Shelter at 516-869-6311 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

Wednesday's puppy of the day: Brando

Name: Brando Age: 2 years old Shelter: Town

Name: Brando
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter (September 17, 2014 9:59 AM)

Brando is addicted to tennis balls. He's an exuberant 2-year-old American bulldog mix. He loves both people and dogs and needs a home soon. Contact the Town of North Hempstead's Animal Shelter at 516-869-6311 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

Tuesday's puppy of the day: Rosco

Name: Rosco Age: 7 years old Shelter: Town

Name: Rosco
Age: 7 years old
Shelter: Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter (September 16, 2014 9:57 AM)

Rosco is a well-mannered 7-year-old pit bull mix that would excel in any home. He needs regular walks and a lot of love. Contact the Town of North Hempstead's Animal Shelter at 516-869-6311 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

Monday's puppy of the day: Jolee

Name: Jolee Age: 3 years old Shelter: Town

Name: Jolee
Age: 3 years old
Shelter: Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter (September 15, 2014 10:25 AM)

Jolee is a 3-year-old pit bull-terrier mix who came to the shelter with a skin condition, but has made a full recovery. She's a playful sweetheart and needs a home. Contact the Town of North Hempstead's Animal Shelter at 516-869-6311 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

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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.

Monday's puppy of the day: Ozzie

Name: Ozzie Age: Unknown Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter

Name: Ozzie
Age: Unknown
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (September 6, 2014 7:24 PM)

Ozzie is an easy-going pit bull mix from a local town shelter, who will instantly be your friend. He needs a home soon. Contact the Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Tuesday's puppy of the day: BeeBee

Name: BeeBee Age: 1 year old Shelter: Kent

Name: BeeBee
Age: 1 year old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (September 9, 2014 8:51 AM)

BeeBee is a firecracker of a dog. He's only a year old and needs a home. Contact the Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Wednesday's puppy of the day: Paige

Name: Paige Age: 2 years old Shelter: Kent

Name: Paige
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (September 10, 2014 8:55 AM)

Paige is a 2-year-old pointer mix that came in to the shelter timid, and has come out of her shell. She needs a home soon. Contact the Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Thursday's puppy of the day: Penny

Name: Penny Age: 2 years old Shelter: Kent

Name: Penny
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (September 11, 2014 12:52 PM)

Penny is a fast-learning 2-year-old pointer mix who needs a home soon. Contact the Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

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Friday's puppy of the day: Trout

Name: Trout Age: 6 years old Shelter: Kent

Name: Trout
Age: 6 years old
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter (September 9, 2014 8:56 AM)

Trout has been at the shelter for too long and needs a home. He's a 6-year old, well-behaved and loving dog. Contact the Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Puppies from the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter

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Click here to see the puppies from the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter who were featured the week of Sept. 1, 2014.

Puppy of the day: Sally

Name: Sally Age: 2 years old Shelter: Town

Name: Sally
Age: 2 years old
Shelter: Town of Huntington Animal Shelter (August 29, 2014 9:35 AM)

This very bright 2-year-old pit bull mix is looking for a home. Contact the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter at 631-754-8722 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Puppy of the day: Cecil

Name: Cecil Age: 5 years old Shelter: Town

Name: Cecil
Age: 5 years old
Shelter: Town of Huntington Animal Shelter (August 29, 2014 9:35 AM)

This loving 5-year-old pit bull mix is looking for a home. Contact the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter at 631-754-8722 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Wednesday's puppy of the day: Arnold

Name: Arnold Age: 3 years old Shelter: Town

Name: Arnold
Age: 3 years old
Shelter: Town of Huntington Animal Shelter (August 29, 2014 9:34 AM)

This adorable 3-year-old pit bull mix is looking for a home. Contact the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter at 631-754-8722 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

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Thursday's puppy of the day: Susie 

Name: Susie Age: Unknown Shelter: Town of Huntington

Name: Susie
Age: Unknown
Shelter: Town of Huntington Animal Shelter (August 29, 2014 9:35 AM)

This playful American bulldog mix is looking for a home. Contact the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter at 631-754-8722 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

Friday's puppy of the day: Garrett

Name: Garrett Age: Unknown Shelter: Town of Huntington

Name: Garrett
Age: Unknown
Shelter: Town of Huntington Animal Shelter (August 29, 2014 9:35 AM)

This pit bull mix loves his toys, but needs a home soon. Contact the Town of Huntington Animal Shelter at 631-754-8722 for more information. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

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.

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.

Puppies from Ruff House Rescue in East Rockaway

Click here to see the puppies from Ruff

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

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

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