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Dogs available for adoption on Long Island

Thinking about adopting a pet? These Long Island shelter dogs are looking for forever homes.

Here are pups of all ages available for adoption from North Shore Animal League, Sweetest Dog Rescue and other local shelters.

If you find a pooch you think might be right for you, call the shelter before heading out to make sure he or she is still available....

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Thinking about adopting a pet? These Long Island shelter dogs are looking for forever homes.

Here are pups of all ages available for adoption from North Shore Animal League, Sweetest Dog Rescue and other local shelters.

If you find a pooch you think might be right for you, call the shelter before heading out to make sure he or she is still available.

Love

Name: Love
Shelter: Bideawee Westhampton
Age: 1 ½
Details: spayed
ID: 36780853
What a look this lady has, as Love sports one blue eye and one brown--and her name tells the story of what's in her heart. She is energetic and a fan of outside fun, and likes her fellow dogs too, just with a slow introduction. Not a fan of small children, she also gets somewhat nervous around men so a perfect owner for her would be able to ease her into situations with dudes around. Otherwise, she's a great fit for a playful (but not wild) kind of home. Visit Bideawee Westhampton online at bideawee.org or call 631-684-0079 for more information.

Luke

Name: Luke
Shelter: Bideawee Westhampton
Age: 3 ½
Details: neutered
ID: 36668085
Rescued from Alabama, Luke has a unique look due as he's a three-legged fellow. However, he's just as active as the next dog, and in fact is quite the fan of fetch. He loves hugs and snuggling just as much, but due to his energy level he's not a perfect candidate for a house with small children, and also best-suited to a home where he's the only pup. Visit Bideawee Westhampton online at bideawee.org or call 631-684-0079 for more information.

Name: Freddie
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 5
Details: Miniature Schnauzer; neutered
Still recuperating from a life in a puppy mill, Freddie is loving and sweet, and smart enough that he's learning quickly to walk on a leash for the first time in his life. He loves being held, likes other dogs and as for cats--they don't even show up on his canine radar. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

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Name: Diane
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 3
Details: Pug/Terrier mix; spayed
Diane is a happy lady who digs other dogs and thinks cats are kind of cool--and you have hugs to give she's a good match as she loves to give and get affection. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Name: Mimi
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: Three months
Details: Maltese; spayed
Just a puppy, young Mimi is an energetic girl who could use a fellow canine with whom to play. Kids, cats--she's good with them all--but it's not all about play for Mimi, who also enjoys a good snuggle. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Name: Tucker
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 6
Details: Labrador Retriever mix; neutered
Tucker was surrendered by an owner who fell on hard times, and he's had a hard time adjusting to losing his home. He's understandably kind of shy after such a traumatic loss, but still sweet--he just needs a calm home; mellow dogs and cats are no problem for this guy. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Name: Sage
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 10 months
Details: Beagle mix; neutered
With his light hazel eyes Sage is a pup with a look--but still a gentle guy who loves to cuddle. He's good with other dogs but could care less about cats; visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Dave and Stan

Name: Dave and Stan
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 10 months
Details: Pit mix; neutered.
Dave and Stan are litter-mates who are totally bonded, so think as these guys as a "two-for-one" package. The shelter believes they should stay together, so if you have room in your home--and your heart--for a pair of people-loving, dog-loving pups, contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Lexi

Name: Lexi
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 4 ½
Details: Pit mix; spayed.
Lexi arrived at the shelter in 2014, was reclaimed by her owner but somehow she ended up back again. She's playful, she's loving--a bit shy at first with new people and dogs but after what she's been through, who can blame her. If you can make her the only dog in your home, or have a mellow pup she can get to know, contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Theodore

Name: Theodore
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 7
Details: Shepherd mix; neutered.
Theodore first arrived as a stray, was adopted but his owner was deployed overseas and had to surrender him again. He loves his fellow canines, and is a mellow fellow who likes human contact big time--and also knows his commands and is a fan of car rides too; he just has a couple of service issues, so he needs an experienced owner without kids in the house. Contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Nyce

Name: Nyce
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 5
Details: Pit mix; neutered.
Poor Nyce hasn't had it easy--he showed up at the shelter as a neglected stray with skin issues and inflamed feet. He's definitely been healing, and as his pet skills go, he knows his basic commands and even digs the company of fellow dogs. He's more than ready for a forever home. Contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Ward

Name: Ward
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 2 ½
Details: Pit mix; neutered.
Ward arrived at the shelter in 2017 as a stray, but that didn't make him any less of a sweetie. He loves to play and is really affectionate with people but does need a slow introduction to other dogs. Contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Harry

Name: Harry
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 3
Details: Pit Bull Terrier mix; neutered
ID: 17-588
Harry is a goofball who runs all days and loves his toys. A best-fit family for him can provide structure and instruction, and doesn't have other animals or young kids around. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631-643-9270 for more information.

Biscuit

Name: Biscuit
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 9
Details: Pit Bull Terrier mix; neutered
ID: 17-250
Biscuit was given up by an original owner unable to care for him anymore, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have lots of love left to give. He's not a spring chicken, and he's got older dog issues like arthritis and some sores born of stress licking--yet his tail wags all day. Due to his age, his best situation would be relaxed, free of other animals and children. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631-643-9270 for more information.

Cheeko

Name: Cheeko
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 5
Details: Pit Bull Terrier mix; neutered
ID: 17-357
Surrendered by an owner moving away, Cheeko can be a bit nervous, but once you give him some playtime he's your friend forever. He's strong and needs sturdy toys, loves kids and is fine being home alone when necessary. He gets along well with other dogs and knows some commands, but he's not cat-tested. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631-643-9270 for more information.

Cooper

Name: Cooper
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 1
Details: Pit Bull Terrier mix; neutered
ID: 17-460
Still just a pup, Cooper needs a stable home he can call his own and with a family willing to help him get all the training a youngster needs. He might be a bit too energetic for young children, but he's good with other dogs and does have a couple of commands under his belt. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631-643-9270 for more information.

Missy

Name: Missy
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 7
Details: Pit Bull Terrier mix; spayed
ID: 17-452
Rescued from dangerous and unclean conditions, Missy arrived in poor condition. However, she's healed quite nicely, and remained a sweetheart the whole time. She's not very playful but does love human company and would be more than happy with a family with whom she can sit, chill and love. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631-643-9270 for more information.

Tucker

Name: Tucker
Shelter: Bideawee Westhampton
Age: 3
Details: mixed; neutered
ID: 35755521
Ruggedly handsome, Tucker is also a charmer who is kind of funny and totally affectionate. If you can provide the active lifestyle this curious, energetic fellow needs, he's totally ready to meet you. Visit Bideawee Westhampton online at bideawee.org or call 631-684-0079 for more information.

Padme

Name: Padme
Shelter: Bideawee Westhampton
Age: 2 ½
Details: mixed; spayed
ID: 36702668
Padme is a "foxy-looking" lady, because as you can see, she looks like an actual fox. A sweetheart through and through, she was rescued from Thailand and is now in the USA waiting for a forever home. Visit Bideawee Westhampton online at bideawee.org or call 631-684-0079 for more information.

Neida

Name: Neida
Shelter: Bideawee Westhampton
Age: 7
Details: mixed; spayed
ID: 25329301
With one blue eye and one brown, Neida has quite the look. She's bubbly and loving, but needs a family that will bond with her and be a bit patience as she settles in and forms the trust that she craves. Visit Bideawee Westhampton online at bideawee.org or call 631-684-0079 for more information.

LC

Name: LC
Shelter: Bideawee Westhampton
Age: 10 months
Details: mixed; neutered
ID: 37261652
Sweet and bashful, LC is still a puppy, so anyone who adopts him will need to make sure to provide the kind of guidance any youngster needs. a lovely lady with a personality to match. She starts off somewhat shy, but once she gets to know you she's a lively friend who's all about long walks and lots of company. Visit Bideawee Westhampton online at bideawee.org or call 631-684-0079 for more information.

Gracie

Name: Gracie
Shelter: Bideawee Westhampton
Age: 3
Details: mixed; spayed
ID: 34909827
Gracie is a lovely lady with a personality to match. She starts off somewhat shy, but once she gets to know you she's a lively friend who's all about long walks and lots of company. Visit Bideawee Westhampton online at bideawee.org or call 631-684-0079 for more information.

Teddy

Name: Teddy
Shelter: Bideawee Westhampton
Age: 2 1/2
Details: mixed; neutered
ID: 36636627
Athletic and energetic, Teddy is a happy dude who loves people and playtime. If you're living an active lifestyle, this guy might be a perfect pooch for your pace. Visit Bideawee Westhampton online at bideawee.org or call 631-684-0079 for more information.

Daphne

Name: Daphne
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 7
Details: Shiba Inu; spayed
Daphne will probably have her tail wagging when you meet her, as this gentle girl is loving through and through. Just keep in mind: she is new to leash-walking, but that doesn't mean she's not down for a stroll. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Betsy

Name: Betsy
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 1
Details: Redbone Coonhound mix; spayed
With her striking, lengthy frame, Betsy is definitely an eye-catcher. She's a little shy but does like other dogs and children, and would be best-suited for an active family. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Charlene

Name: Charlene
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 3
Details: Terrier; spayed
A fan of cats, children and other canines, Charlene is a friendly beauty with a wispy coat and loads of charm. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Lita

Name: Lita
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: Two months
Details: Beagle; spayed
A purebred baby beagle, Lita is just a pup and is already known as a truly happy lady. She's great with other dogs, cats and children--an easy fit for most families. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Nena

Name: Nena
Shelter: Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
Age: 10 months
Details: Hound mix; spayed
ID: A010962
Rescued from Puerto Rico, Nena is a shy girl, so a quiet loving home would be perfect to help her open up and break out of her shell. She does like other dogs, but would be just fine being your only pooch. Visit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons online at arfhamptons.org or call 631-537-0400 for more information.

Oliver

Name: Oliver
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 3
Details: American Staffordshire mix; neutered
Friendly and goofy, Oliver gets along well with kids and other animals. If you like giving hugs and chilling with a pooch, this might be your man. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Cooper

Name: Cooper
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 4
Details: American Staffordshire Terrier/Labrador mix; neutered
Cooper is a calm and mellow fellow who also is a cinch to train. Kids, cats and other dogs work just fine for him too. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Leona

Name: Leona
Shelter: Posh Pets Rescue
Age: 4
Details: Labrador/ Shepherd/ American Staffordshire mix; spayed
Leona is a sweetie who loves kids, cats and other dogs too. She's fine indoors but can't wait for the warm weather so she can play in the water. Visit Posh Pets Rescue online at poshpetsrescue.org for more information.

Brody

Name: Brody
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 4
Details: Rhodesian Ridgeback mix; neutered
ID: 15-363
A muscular male, Brody is built like a marathon runner and boy, is he fast. He's also a great paw-shaker, treat-in-the-air catcher and can even wave. He's likely to bond strong with his owner, so keep in mind he might be a little apprehensive about strangers until he gets to know them. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631-537-0400 for more information.

Lindsy

Name: Lindsy
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 5 1/2
Details: Pitbull mix; spayed
ID: 16-239
Lindsy is a sweet lady who wants a friend to bond with and be with you at every turn. She knows commands and is great at catching treats in the air. She's low-maintenance, and is ready to sit with you while you watch TV, or take a stroll, or just have a human-doggie hangout. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631- 643-9270 for more information.

Chino

Name: Chino
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 3
Details: Pitbull mix; neutered
ID: 16-331
Arriving as a stray, poor Chino was then surrendered by his owners once they were located. He's a star at fetch, loves a dip in a kiddie pool and really enjoys mozzarella sticks. If you have loads of energy and would like a canine running partner, this guy would be a great addition to your family. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631- 643-9270 for more information.

Tyson

Name: Tyson
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 3
Details: Pitbull mix; neutered
ID: 16-516
Abandoned by his former family, Tyson is best-suited to an owner who can lead him firmly on a leash, and although he's a good boy he does worry a bit about his toys when tossed. Playful and friendly, he's still adjusting to being an indoor dog, and does not enjoy fireworks, but does know his basic commands. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631- 643-9270 for more information.

Alby

Name: Alby
Shelter: Town of Babylon Animal Shelter
Age: 2 1/2
Details: Pit Bull Terrier; neutered
ID: 17-85
Alby is a big fetch fan, so a great situation for him would involve running room. He likes company, so although he's a fan of movement it's not something he wants to do alone. Visit the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter online at townofbabylon.com or call 631- 643-9270 for more information.

Diamond

Name: Diamond
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 9
Details: Pit mix; spayed.
Surrendered by the only family she's ever known at age nine, Diamond is a shy but friendly girl who knows her commands and is a people-pooch ready for a home. Contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Mimi

Name: Mimi
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 9
Details: Pit mix; spayed.
If you can imagine being surrendered by the only family you've ever known, that's what happened to Mimi, who was given up by her owners and brought to the shelter. However, her spirit is alive and well as she remains a loving, playful and cuddly lady who, once you have her trust, is a total sweetheart. A local owner is preferred, just as part of the trust-building process, and she'll need to meet any dog that might end up a future housemate. Contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Ollie

Name: Ollie
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 2
Details: Retriever mix; neutered.
Found running loose on the streets near Hofstra University, Ollie is a special needs fellow who has a pronounced gait and a slight shake. More importantly, he's happy, silly and a sweetie who loves people and other dogs. A best situation for him would be with an owner who will understand him and make him feel safe. Contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Cleo

Name: Cleo
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Age: 7
Details: Pit mix; spayed.
A former stray, Cleo is a quiet, mellow lady who's a fan of fellow dogs, not to mention sweet and playful to boot. Contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter and Adoption Center at 516-785-5220 or email them at adoption@tohmail.org for more information.

Reggie

Name: Reggie
Shelter: Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
Age: 6
Details: Pomchi mix; neutered
ID: A009857
Reggie is somewhat on the timid side, so he's best-suited to a quiet home, but while young children might be too much for him, older dogs and cats are just fine. Visit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons online at arfhamptons.org or call 631-537-0400 for more information.

Chip

Name: Chip
Shelter: Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
Age: 4
Details: Chihuahua; neutered
ID: A009911
A good fit for an experienced owner, Chip definitely loves his owner, but doesn't get along well with other dogs, cats or small children as he is a stickler for guarding his stuff. Visit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons online at arfhamptons.org or call 631-537-0400 for more information.

Palmer

Name: Palmer
Shelter: Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
Age: 8
Details: Labrador Retriever mix; neutered
ID: A004454
Goofy Palmer is a playful guy who enjoys the company of fellow canines, but as he gets protective of people he needs an experienced owner to keep his enthusiasm in check. Keep in mind he's not great with kids or cats, and should be kept behind a tall fence, as he's a strong jumper. Visit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons online at arfhamptons.org or call 631-537-0400 for more information.

Jada

Name: Jada
Shelter: Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
Age: 8
Details: Pit Bull Terrier; spayed
ID: A009640
Surrendered by an owner until to care for her, Jada loves both adults and children--she even likes other pups her size, so she's not a fan of small dogs or cats. Visit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons online at arfhamptons.org or call 631-537-0400 for more information.

Andrae

Name: Andrae
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter
Age: 1 1/2
Details: Shepherd mix. Neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.
Rescued from a high-kill shelter in Texas, Andrae is a friendly guy ready for a home to call his own. Contact the Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731 for more information.

Ragnar

Name: Ragnar
Shelter: Kent Animal Shelter
Age: 3
Details: Husky mix. Neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.
Ragnar Responds well to commands but could use an experienced owner to help him build on his training. He's good on his leash and hopes you like to throw because he really loves to play fetch. Contact the Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-5731 for more information.

Teva

Teva, a 4-year-old Chihuahua mix, is a shy girl who was rescued from Dallas over two years ago. She likes other dogs and cats and is crate-trained. Teva would do best in a quiet home with no children. She may be shy with certain strangers, but once you are her human, she will love you forever. If you want to make Teva yours, visit arfhamptons.org.

Apollo

Apollo is a big boy at 3 years old, with an even bigger personality. He loves to play and prefers his toys to be as big as he is. Since coming to Animal Rescue Fund, Apollo has learned basic commands and is very treat-motivated to learn even more. He is strong on the leash, so an experienced owner used to handling big dogs would be best. He is crate-trained and seems to prefer female canine companions. Since he is a large dog, a home with older children and a fully fenced yard is required. If you want to make Apollo yours, visit arfhamptons.org.

Georgette

Georgette is a 2-year-old Pekingese mix. She was recently rescued from the meat trade in China. She gets along with other dogs and cats and is housebroken. She is a bit reserved at first, but can be very sweet and affectionate once she gets to know you. Considering her ordeal, we think she will do best in a quiet, adult-only home where she can finally be safe to live out her life as the canine companion she was meant to be. If you want to make Georgette yours, visit arfhamptons.org.

Tila

Name: Tila
Shelter: Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh
Age: 6
Details: Pit bull mix
She loves people but not other dogs. She's sweet and loves playing with toys.Contact the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh or visit toh.li for more information.