Animal shelters on Long Island

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Animal shelters and adoption organizations on Long Island for people looking to donate, volunteer or adopt a new furry friend for their family.

North Shore Animal League

25 Davis Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050 Hours:
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25 Davis Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050

Hours: Open daily, noon to 8 p.m.

Contact: 516-883-7900

The world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, with hundreds of cats, dogs, kittens and puppies available for adoption every week.

For more information, visit animalleague.org.

Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue

608 Rte. 112, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
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608 Rte. 112, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Hours: Monday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Contact: 631-473-6333

A nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter for cats and dogs on Long Island. They provide spay and neuter services for Long Island feral cats and appropriate medical care for pets.

For more information, visit saveapetny.org.

Bobbi and the Strays Animal Shelter

2 Rider Place, Freeport, NY 11520 Hours: Saturday
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2 Rider Place, Freeport, NY 11520

Hours: Saturday to Tuesday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Contact: 516-378-4340

Nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue center for cats and dogs. The adoption center rescues stray dogs and cats from abuse and neglect. All rescued animals are examined by a veterinarian, vaccinated, treated for any health problems and spayed or neutered.

For more information, visit bobbiandthestrays.org.

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Hempstead Municipal Animal Shelter

3320 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793 Hours: Sunday
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3320 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793

Hours: Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday noon to 8 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact: 516-785-5220

The shelter provides a safe environment for cats and dogs looking for homes.

Adoption fee: Dogs $85, cats $75, includes spay/neuter, all required vaccinations including rabies vaccine and pet microchipping.

For more information, visit toh.com.

Southampton Animal Shelter

102 Old Riverhead Rd. W., Hampton Bays, NY
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102 Old Riverhead Rd. W., Hampton Bays, NY 11946

Hours: Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: 631-728-7387

This nonprofit shelter primarily cares for homeless cats and dogs in the community, and the organization rescues dogs from kill shelters across the country. The organization has partnered with No More Tears Rescue to find homes and rehabilitate adult dogs from puppy mills.

For more information, visit southamptonanimalshelter.com.

Islip Animal Shelter and Adopt-a-Pet Center

210 S. Denver Ave., Bay Shore, NY 11706
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210 S. Denver Ave., Bay Shore, NY 11706

Hours: Monday to Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: 631-224-5660

This organization shelters dogs, cats, rodents, and reptiles. It's also an adoption center.

Adoption fees: Dogs $131 for Islip Town residents (includes rabies shots, spay/neuter surgeries, microchip, and town dog license); $125 for nonresidents (includes rabies shots, spay/neuter surgeries, and microchip). Cats $100 (includes rabies shot, microchip and spay/neuter surgery).

For more information, visit awos.petfinder.com.

Babylon Municipal Animal Shelter

51 Lamar St., West Babylon, NY 11704 Hours:
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51 Lamar St., West Babylon, NY 11704

Hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday.

Contact: 631-643-9270

Provides shelter and care for stray, surrendered and impounded animals. Adoptions available.

Adoption fee: Cash only Dog/puppy adoption Resident $90 Nonresident $85 60 and over Resident $45 Nonresident $50 Cat/kitten adoption $65 60 and over $35

For more information, visit awos.petfinder.com.

ARF, Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons

91 Daniels Hole Rd., Wainscott, NY 11975 Hours:

91 Daniels Hole Rd., Wainscott, NY 11975

Hours: Open daily, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: 631-537-0400

A no-kill adoption center for cats and dogs. Most animals at the shelter come from high-kill animal control centers, puppy mill rescues and individuals who can no longer care for their pets.

For more information, visit arfhamptons.com.

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Huntington Municipal Animal Shelter

106 Deposit Rd., East Northport, NY 11731 Hours:
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106 Deposit Rd., East Northport, NY 11731

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: 631-754-8722

Adoption fee: $103.50. All pets are spayed and/or neutered, given a rabies vaccination and microchip identification.

For more information, visit huntingtonny.gov.

North Hempstead Municipal Animal Shelter

75 Marino Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050 Hours:
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75 Marino Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050

Hours: Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: 516-944-8220

Adoption fee: $57. All dogs are spay/neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and heartworm tested before adoption.

For more information, visit northempstead.com.

Riverhead Municipal Animal Shelter

532 Youngs Ave., Calverton, NY 11933 Hours: Open
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532 Youngs Ave., Calverton, NY 11933

Hours: Open daily, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: 631-369-6189

The shelter provides adoptions, animal care and control for the Town of Riverhead.

For more information, visit riverhead.nfawl.org.

Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter

150 Miller Place, Syosset, NY 11791 Hours: Monday
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150 Miller Place, Syosset, NY 11791

Hours: Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Sunday

Contact: 516-677-5784

Adoption fee: Dogs $80, includes a medical examination, spaying/neutering, rabies vaccination, 5-in-1 shot (where appropriate). Cats $84, includes a medical examination, spaying/neutering, rabies vaccination and 4-in-1 shot (where appropriate). Additional cat and dog fees may apply if applicable.

For more information, visit oysterbaytown.com.

Town of Smithtown Animal Shelter

410 E. Main St., Smithtown, NY 11787 Hours:
(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

410 E. Main St., Smithtown, NY 11787

Hours: Open daily, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: 631-360-7575

The Smithtown Animal Shelter and Adoption Center provides care for lost, stray and surrendered animals.

Adoption fee: Cats and dogs available; $55 to $140 depending on size of animal and other factors. Filled-out adoption forms are required.

For more information, visit: smithtownny.gov.

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Brookhaven Municipal Animal Shelter

300 Horseblock Rd., Brookhaven NY 11738 Hours: Monday,
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300 Horseblock Rd., Brookhaven NY 11738

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: 631-451-6950

Adoption fee: Dogs $120, cats $75. Prices may vary if the animal has already been neutered or spayed. Vaccinations, license and microchipping are included.

For more information, visit: brookhavenny.gov.

Kent Animal Shelter

2259 River Rd., Calverton NY 11933 Hours: Open

2259 River Rd., Calverton NY 11933

Hours: Open daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: 631-727-5731

Nonprofit, no-kill organization caring for pets in need of adoption. Provides medical supervision, a dedicated environment for cats whose owners are no longer able to provide care, and a pet therapy program for patients at the Peconic Bay Medical Center.

For more information, visit kentanimalshelter.com.

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