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The Brookhaven Animal Shelter plans to add Sunday hours to encourage residents to adopt dogs and cats. The shelter will open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning this Sunday. The shelter will close on Wednesdays.
The town is offering free licenses for adopted dogs and is waiving fees for adopting, spaying, neutering and vaccinating pets. The waivers are in effect through Dec. 31.
The waivers...Read more »
Did you know that “30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan has a pet octopus named Bwyadette?
Apparently, his eight-limbed lady gets nothing but the best, which is why Morgan visited the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead as part of a brand-new episode of the Animal Planet series “Tanked,” which airs tonight at 10.
“Tanked,” now in its third season, follows brothers-in-law Wayde...Read more »
The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons has brought 30 breeder dogs from puppy mills in Missouri to Long Island, 20 to the ARF shelter in East Hampton and 10 to the Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton.
Both are no-kill shelters, and the animals are being examined by a vet and treated for any problems such as damaged teeth or injured feet from living in wire cages. They will then be neutered and...Read more »
Hempstead Town’s animal shelter is now open for adoptions on Sundays.
The shelter, located at 3320 Beltagh Ave. in Wantagh, will be open for adoptions from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays, town officials said in a statement.
Thursday hours will also be extended to 8 p.m., officials said.
“We are confident that residents will greatly benefit from the Animal Shelter being open on Sundays,”...Read more »