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Town of Islip Animal Shelter: Pets for adoption

Honeybuns, a pit bull mix, is about four

Honeybuns, a pit bull mix, is about four years old and has been at the shelter for two weeks. (July 22, 2013) Photo Credit: Gaby Chiha

The Town of Islip animal shelter, 210 S Denver Ave. in Bay Shore, is an adoption center for dogs, cats, and even bunnies. For more information, call 631-224-5600.

These two guinea pigs were turned in by
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These two guinea pigs were turned in by their owner for adoption. (July 29, 2013)

Ursula acts like a young dog even though
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Ursula acts like a young dog even though she's older and loves attention. (July 29, 2013)

Ursula, a lhasa aspo, is about eight years
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Ursula, a lhasa aspo, is about eight years old and has been at the shelter for two months. She has a thyroid condition that will require medication the rest of her life. (July 29, 2013)

Banzai is a typical lab who's super energetic
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Banzai is a typical lab who's super energetic and happy. He loves new people and will need leash training. (July 29, 2013)

Banzai, a yellow lab, is about four years
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Banzai, a yellow lab, is about four years old and has been at the shelter for two weeks. (July 29, 2013)

Milo is a typical happy terrier and is
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Milo is a typical happy terrier and is nice and calm. He would do best in a home with no small children. (July 29, 2013)

Milo, a jack russell, is five years old
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Milo, a jack russell, is five years old and has been at the shelter for about three weeks. (July 29, 2013)

Walrus is playful, goofy, and easy going. He
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Walrus is playful, goofy, and easy going. He also knows some commands. (July 29, 2013)

Walrus, a pit bull, is about two years
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Walrus, a pit bull, is about two years old and has been at the shelter for three weeks. He gets along with everyone- dogs, cats, and kids. (July 29, 2013)

Abby is a typical puppy who's energetic, playful,
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Abby is a typical puppy who's energetic, playful, and will need training. (July 22, 2013)

Abby, a pit bull mix, is nine months
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Abby, a pit bull mix, is nine months old and has been at the shelter for three weeks. (July 22, 2013)

Bryce is friendly, happy, and playful. (July 22,
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Bryce is friendly, happy, and playful. (July 22, 2013) Update (July 29, 2013)- Bryce was adopted by a couple.

Bryce, a shepherd rottweiler mix, is two years
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Bryce, a shepherd rottweiler mix, is two years old and has been at the shelter for three weeks. (July 22, 2013) Update (July 29, 2013)- Bryce was adopted by a couple.

Shaq is friendly, happy, and excitable. He loves
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Shaq is friendly, happy, and excitable. He loves people and his toys. (July 22, 2013)

Shaq, a hound mix, is about two years
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Shaq, a hound mix, is about two years old and has been at the shelter for three weeks. (July 22, 2013)

Honeybuns is super friendly and sweet. She's great
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Honeybuns is super friendly and sweet. She's great with kids and loves stuffed toys. (July 22, 2013)

Honeybuns, a pit bull mix, is about four
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Honeybuns, a pit bull mix, is about four years old and has been at the shelter for two weeks. (July 22, 2013)

Lulu Belle is very calm and easy going;
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Lulu Belle is very calm and easy going; she loves to be by people's side and is low maintenance. (July 22, 2013)

Lulu Belle, a shiba niu mix, is about
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Lulu Belle, a shiba niu mix, is about four years old and has been at the shelter for three weeks. (July 22, 2013)

Pumpkin is friendly and would be a good
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Pumpkin is friendly and would be a good outdoor cat. (July 15, 2013)

Pumpkin is five years old and has been
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Pumpkin is five years old and has been at the shelter for about four months. (July 15, 2013)

Brutus is friendly and loves his tennis balls.
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Brutus is friendly and loves his tennis balls. He's also well behaved and knows some commands. (July 15, 2013)

Brutus, a pit bull mix, is about four
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Brutus, a pit bull mix, is about four years old and has been at the shelter for eight months. He gets along with other dogs and kids, but would do best in a home with no cats. (July 15, 2013)

Oreo is high energy, loves to play, and
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Oreo is high energy, loves to play, and loves to give kisses. She gets along with other dogs and kids. (July 15, 2013)

Oreo, a two-year-old collie mix, has been at
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Oreo, a two-year-old collie mix, has been at the shelter for two months. She's recovering from heart worm, but will be healthy in no time, according to the Town of Islip Animal Shelter. (July 15, 2013)

Pandora is a big mush and loves to
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Pandora is a big mush and loves to cuddle and give kisses. She would do best in a home where she doesn't need to be in a cage. (July 15, 2013)

Pandora, a pit bull mix, is about two
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Pandora, a pit bull mix, is about two years old and has been at the shelter for three weeks. She's good with other dogs and kids. (July 15, 2013)

Pinto is super friendly and social. He hates
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Pinto is super friendly and social. He hates being in a cage so he would do best in a home where he doesn't need to be in one. (July 15, 2013) Update (July 29, 2013)- Pinto was adopted.

Pinto, a Boston terrier pure bread, is three
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Pinto, a Boston terrier pure bread, is three years old and has been at the shelter for two weeks. (July 15, 2013) Update (July 29, 2013)- Pinto was adopted.

Kitty, right, and Little Chris are sweet, friendly,
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Kitty, right, and Little Chris are sweet, friendly, and love to cuddle with each other. They must be adopted together. (July 8, 2013) Update (July 17, 2013)- Kitty and Little Chris got adopted together by a family with kids.

Kitty is one and half years old and
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Kitty is one and half years old and has been at the shelter with Little Chris for about one week. The two cats must be adopted together. (July 8, 2013) Update (July 17, 2013)- Kitty and Little Chris got adopted together by a family with kids.

Little Chris is one year old and has
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Little Chris is one year old and has been at the shelter with Kitty for about one week. The two cats must be adopted together. (July 8, 2013) Update (July 17, 2013)- Kitty and Little Chris got adopted together by a family with kids.

Emma is a smart and fast learner who
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Emma is a smart and fast learner who loves to cuddle and give kisses. She's good with kids and would do best in a home with no other animals. (July 8, 2013)

Emma, a pit bull mix, is two and
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Emma, a pit bull mix, is two and a half years old and has been at the shelter for over a year. She would do best in a home where she doesn't have to stay in a cage. (July 8, 2013)

Zena is friendly and sweet. She's good with
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Zena is friendly and sweet. She's good with kids and knows her commands. (July 8, 2013)

Zena, a boxer mix, is over seven years
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Zena, a boxer mix, is over seven years old and has been at the shelter for two months. (July 8, 2013)

Ranger is very playful and well-behaved. He's good
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Ranger is very playful and well-behaved. He's good with other dogs and children. (July 8, 2013)

Ranger, a shepherd mix, is one and half
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Ranger, a shepherd mix, is one and half years old and has been at the shelter for about two months. He's currently in the shelter training program. (July 8, 2013)

Robert is playful, happy, but isn't house trained.
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Robert is playful, happy, but isn't house trained. He's good with dogs, cats, and older kids. (July 8, 2013) Update (July 24, 2013)- Robert was adopted by a woman.

Robert, a chow chow collie mix, is about
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Robert, a chow chow collie mix, is about two years old and has been at the shelter for about four months. (July 8, 2013) Update (July 24, 2013)- Robert was adopted by a woman.

Bronson is high energy, very smart, and obedient.
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Bronson is high energy, very smart, and obedient. He would do best in a home with an experienced shepherd owner and no cats. (July 1, 2013) Update (July 8, 2013)- Bronson was adopted by a NYPD family.

Bronson, a german shepherd, is three years old
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Bronson, a german shepherd, is three years old and has been at the shelter for about one month. (July 1, 2013) Update (July 8, 2013)- Bronson was adopted by a NYPD family.

Fred is very calm, gentle, and a little
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Fred is very calm, gentle, and a little shy. He's great with other dogs, but would do best in a home with no cats. (July 1, 2013) Update (July 29, 2013)- Fred was adopted by an older woman.

Fred is a four-year-old shepherd mix and has
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Fred is a four-year-old shepherd mix and has been at the shelter for about 3 months. (July 1, 2013) Update (July 29, 2013)- Fred was adopted by an older woman.

Cheddar is high energy, well-behaved, and good with
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Cheddar is high energy, well-behaved, and good with everyone- dogs, cats, and kids. (July 1, 2013)

Cheddar, a pit bull lab, is one and
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Cheddar, a pit bull lab, is one and half years old and has been at the shelter for two months. (July 1, 2013)

Jewel is sweet, likes kisses, and likes to
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Jewel is sweet, likes kisses, and likes to cuddle; she's good with other dogs and kids. (July 1, 2013) Update (July 17, 2013)- Jewel was adopted by a couple.

Jewel is a ten-month-old pit bull who has
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Jewel is a ten-month-old pit bull who has been at the shelter for about two weeks. (July 1, 2013) Update (July 17, 2013)- Jewel was adopted by a couple.

Bubbles is friendly, calm, and likes to be
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Bubbles is friendly, calm, and likes to be held. (June 25, 2013) Update (July 1, 2013)- Bubbles was adopted last week and went home to a family with children.

Bubbles is a new addition to the shelter
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Bubbles is a new addition to the shelter and doesn't have a lot of information regarding her since she was found last week in the parking lot of a Babies R Us. (June 25, 2013) Update (July 1, 2013)- Bubbles was adopted last week and went home to a family with children.

Ms.Marvel is independent, quiet, and calm; she would
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Ms.Marvel is independent, quiet, and calm; she would do best in a home with no dogs. (June 25, 2013)

Ms.Marvel is named after a superhero for her
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Ms.Marvel is named after a superhero for her mask-like face. She is about two years old and has been at the shelter for three months. (June 25, 2013)

Tai is playful, doesn't like being in his
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Tai is playful, doesn't like being in his cage, and does well on a leash outside. (June 25, 2013)

Tai is a two-year-old potcake and has been
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Tai is a two-year-old potcake and has been at the shelter for three months. He would do best in a family with no other animals. (June 25, 2013)

Mr.Magoo is very well behaved, playful, and loves
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Mr.Magoo is very well behaved, playful, and loves people. (June 25, 2013) Update (July 29, 2013)- Mr.Magoo was adopted by a family.

Mr.Magoo, a pit bull mix, is three years
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Mr.Magoo, a pit bull mix, is three years old and has been at the shelter for seven months. He knows his commands and gets along with anyone- dogs, cats, and kids. (June 25, 2013) Update (July 29, 2013)- Mr.Magoo was adopted by a family.

Brady is a big goofball who loves to
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Brady is a big goofball who loves to play and be with people. (June 25, 2013)

Brady is a hurricane Sandy survivor who was
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Brady is a hurricane Sandy survivor who was brought in after the storm. He's a four-year-old pit bull and has been at the shelter for about eight months now. (June 25, 2013)

Tabatha is friendly dog who's always happy to
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Tabatha is friendly dog who's always happy to be around people. She's good with other dogs and kids. (June 25, 2013) Update (July 8, 2013)- Tabatha was adopted by a couple.

Tabatha, a dachshund jack russel mix, is about
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Tabatha, a dachshund jack russel mix, is about four years old and has been at the shelter for one month. (June 25, 2013) Update (July 8, 2013)- Tabatha was adopted by a couple.

Barney, a 2-and-a-half-year-old hound mix, has been at
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Barney, a 2-and-a-half-year-old hound mix, has been at the shelter for a couple of months. He's currently in a training class and is good with other dogs and kids. (June 17, 2013) Update (July 8, 2013)- Barney was adopted by an older couple.

Barney is an easy going, gentle, and shy
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Barney is an easy going, gentle, and shy dog who's just looking for someone to love. (June 17, 2013) Update (July 8, 2013)- Barney was adopted by an older couple.

Update- Church was adopted last week! Church, a
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Update- Church was adopted last week! Church, a Russian blue mix, is 3 years old and has been at the shelter about one month. (June 17, 2013)

Update- Church was adopted last week! Church is
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Update- Church was adopted last week! Church is calm and very affectionate; she would fit into any family. (June 17, 2013)

Lucy, a 5-year-old Pit Bull mix, has been
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Lucy, a 5-year-old Pit Bull mix, has been at the shelter for two and a half years. She's currently in a training class and gets along with anyone: dogs, cats, and kids. (June 17, 2013)

Lucy does well in the water and would
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Lucy does well in the water and would do best in a home with a yard to stay active. (June 17, 2013)

Brad Pitt is 2 years old and has
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Brad Pitt is 2 years old and has been at the shelter for one month. (June 17, 2013) Update (July 24, 2013)- Brad Pitt was adopted by a family.

Brad Pitt is curious, very tolerable, and is
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Brad Pitt is curious, very tolerable, and is a cat who loves to play. (June 17, 2013) Update (July 24, 2013)- Brad Pitt was adopted by a family.

Wilbur is a 4-year-old Doberman-pit mix. He has
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Wilbur is a 4-year-old Doberman-pit mix. He has been at the shelter for more than two years and gets along with anyone: dogs, cats, and kids. (June 17, 2013) Update (July 24, 2013)- Wilbur was adopted by an older couple who replaced an old dog.

Wilbur loves treats, kisses, and cuddling. (June 17,
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Wilbur loves treats, kisses, and cuddling. (June 17, 2013) Update (July 24, 2013)- Wilbur was adopted by an older couple who replaced an old dog.

Snowball is 4 years old and came into
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Snowball is 4 years old and came into the shelter about one week ago. (June 17, 2013)

Snowball is sweet and is good with kids.
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Snowball is sweet and is good with kids. She's an indoor bunny and is litter trained. (June 17, 2013)

JC is 8 months old and has been
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JC is 8 months old and has been at the shelter for five months. (June 17, 2013)

JC is curious and loves other animals. She
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JC is curious and loves other animals. She recently went through routine tests at the shelter- her hair will grow back fully, according to the Town of Islip Animal Shelter. (June 17, 2013)

Ares, known as the 'gentle giant,' is 4
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Ares, known as the 'gentle giant,' is 4 years old and has been at the shelter for one month. (June 17, 2013) Update (July 1, 2013)- Ares got rescued by a bull massive rescue group that will look to put him into a foster home and then into an adoptive family.

Ares is good with kids, loves to play
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Ares is good with kids, loves to play with toys, and is good on walks. He would do best in a home with no other animals. (June 17, 2013) Update (July 1, 2013)- Ares got rescued by a bull massive rescue group that will look to put him into a foster home and then into an adoptive family.

Dolly is a 5-year-old tabby cat and has
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Dolly is a 5-year-old tabby cat and has been at the shelter for 10 months. (June 17, 2013)

Dolly is an independent cat who loves women
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Dolly is an independent cat who loves women and loves to lie in bed. (June 17, 2013)

Noelle is a 3 and half year old
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Noelle is a 3 and half year old pointer mix and has been at the shelter for nine months. She's currently in a training class and gets along with anyone: dogs, cats, and kids. (June 17, 2013)

Noelle is an excitable dog who would do
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Noelle is an excitable dog who would do best in a family with a yard since she's very active. (June 17, 2013)

Fat Jack, who lives after his name, is
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Fat Jack, who lives after his name, is 5 years old and has been at the shelter for one month. (June 17, 2013)

Fat Jack is a sweet, relaxed, and well-behaved
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Fat Jack is a sweet, relaxed, and well-behaved cat who loves to go on walks. (June 17, 2013)

The Islip animal shelter receives new dogs, cats,
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The Islip animal shelter receives new dogs, cats, and even bunnies every day that are waiting for the perfect family to give them a new home. (June 17, 2013)

The mural at the Islip animal shelter. (June
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The mural at the Islip animal shelter. (June 17, 2013)

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