North Shore Animal League

The world's largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization.

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Who’s ready to bring a furry friend home for the #Pawlidayz? This weekend, our friends at @animalleague will be offering free adoptions for approved adopters at their Port Washington location. Don’t live in the NY area, don’t worry! Over 90 shelter partners across the country will be helping animals find their loving homes. For more info: #LinkInBio #Adoptme #GetYourRescueOn #HomeForThePawlidayz #puppy #kitten


Bhaja believes age is just a number! This fabulous senior girly has still got spunk and is looking for a forever home. She is looking for a quiet home with an experienced and patient pet owner. All she really needs is a place to call home and a loving hand. If you are interested in meeting her, send an email to
#AdoptASeniorMonth #GetYourRescueOn #Pawlidayz


Brady was a pawstar on @goodmorningamerica this morning! He is looking for a home for #Pawlidayz! Come visit us Black Friday weekend where all adoption fees will be waived for all approved adopters thanks to our partners at @zapposforgood. #GetYourRescueOn



How could you not smile when seeing Jaycee? This smiling beauty is an 8 year old Shepherd mix. She is looking for a loving and patient home, where she can share smiles with loving humans all the time. If you are interested in meeting her, send an email to #GetYourRescueOn #AdoptASeniorMonth


Beth (R165017) is a special senior girly looking for a place to call home. At 12 years old, this Maltese mix is determined to start a new chapter in her life. Beth loves going on walks and playing with toys. If you are interested in meeting her, visit our campus in port Washington, NY! #AdoptASeniorMonth #GetYourRescueOn


Our puppies are exploring the @natgeowild! Check your local listings for their new program #SavageKingdom.



Cayden's smile is contagious! This little fun-sized senior hopes to bring smiles to your face with his! Cayden is looking for a patient and understanding pet parent who will share unless moments of joy with him. If you are interested in meeting him, send an email to #GetYourRescueOn #adoptabledog #dogsofshelters #dogs #doglover #dogsofinstagram #adoptme


"Thank you so much North Shore Animal League & Rachel Ray for rescuing all the four legged babies from Culebra Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria . But Thank you from the bottom of MY heart for bringing me my baby. I can never express the gratitude I feel for you all .We don't know about this weather though it doesn't matter as long as we are together.
Love you all forever .....Dexy and me❤️🐾❤️" -Peri Lewis and Family #HappyStory #HappyEnding #HurricaneMaria #GetYourRescueOn


Little Bee is our little cupid. This senior has stolen so many heart, but hes waiting to steal the one that will give him a forever home. Little Bee is a 12 year old Poodle mix who has so much to offer. You would never know how old he is from the way he seeks attention and prances around on his walks. If you are interested in meeting him, visit our campus in Port Washington, NY today! #AdoptASeniorMonth #GetYourRescueOn



Peggy and her adoptable friends are ready for their tv debut on @newyorklivetv! Tune in at 11:30 to see what we are up to! #GetYourRescueOn #puppiesofinstagram #puppylove


Having survived #HurricaneMaria in Puerto Rico while blind and nursing a severely fractured leg, Delilah is a 9-year-old Boxer/Lab mix that has already been through so much... Fortunately, she’s with us now and recently had surgery to place a metal rod in her leg. She’ll need a lot of physical therapy to recover. That’s where you come in. Please help us give her the vital care she needs: Donation link in our bio.


Tiny (T99985) is just a bundle of Joy! When she first arrived at the shelter, this one year old Spaniel mix was nervous of her new surroundings, but it didn’t take much for her to come out of her shell! Now she’s all love and kisses. If you are interested in meeting her, send an email to #getyourrescueon



Bean (IR730) is a handsome young stunner! He was rescued from Thailand and came all the way to NY to find his forever home. Bean is still adjusting to this new chapter in his life and would do best in a quiet home. Bean is looking for a patient and experienced pet parent as he is fearful and nervous with change. Although he is fearful, once you gain his trust, you'll have a loving friend to give you kisses for life! #GetYourRescueOn


Sugar may be a senior, but this beautiful girl is more than ready to start the next chapter in her life! At 15 years young, Sugar seeks nothing more than a little attention and affection. She is looking for a quiet and loving home, where she can purr to her hearts content! If you are interested in giving her a loving home, send an email to #adoptaseniormonth #seniorsarethebest #Seniorsunday #getyourrescueon 📷: @ted.lim


Scant (H200539) is a resilient, healthy 7 year old who can't wait to find his loving fresh start with you! If you have a cat at home craving feline companionship, Scant will slide easily into everyone’s hearts, just as he’s done here at Animal League America. #AdoptASeniorMonth #GetYourRescueOn #adoptme #adoptablecat #cats #catoftheday #EllenDunn



Happy Adoptaversary to @priyankachopra and @diariesofdiana! Thank you for bringing awareness to pet adoption! #GetYourRescueOn #HappyAdoptaversary


"We all want a place to call home!" Mickey has found comfort in his foster home, but he would love nothing more than a forever home to call his own! This 13 year old senior is looking for a patient and loving human to make his dreams come true by giving up a spot on their bed for him. In return, Mickey will shower you in love. If you are ready to share your bed with this snuggle bug, send an email to
#adoptaseniormonth #getyourrrescueon #findagoodhomefriday


Meet Woody (T97510) and Buzz (T97511), the ultimate duo! This bonded pair of 5 year old brothers are looking for their very own Andy! Woody and Buzz come to life whenever they see a human, imagine if that were you! If you are interested in meeting these two, send an email to #bondedpair #brothers #getyourrescueon #Toystory



Charlie was a mistreated elderly #cat who was running out of time—until he came to us. Emaciated and with severe medical conditions, we immediately provided him with loving care. Now he’s living his golden years with a responsible adopted family. Help us save more #rescuepets who would otherwise not survive—make a special gift today.


Would you believe us if we told you this playful girly is 14 years old? Ahava thinks age is just a number because she's still a kitten at heart 💗 If you want to open up your heart to this senior kitten, send an email to #AdoptASeniorMonth #AdoptASeniorCat #GetYourRescueOn


Tiger refuses to get out of bed until you come to meet him! #getyourrescueon


Mia (MA3975) is Purina's Pet of the Month for November. This seven month old recently joined our Animal League family when she was rescued from a local municipal shelter. She's a clever tabby who knows exactly how to win you over with her irrepressible charm! We can’t wait to meet the lucky humans she chooses to take her home. #PurinaPartner #GetYourRescueOn


Happy Birthday to @thetonymorrison! You maybe the only person in this picture not holding a puppy but, you never fail to support us and our mission. We hope your day is as awesome as you are! #HappyBirthday #GetYourRescueOn


"The best things in life are rescued"💗 #getyourrescueon


Little Man has irreversible deformities in his hind legs — and is blind in his left eye. Others may give up on this #dog, but friends like you know every animal is deserving of a chance at life. You can help us give more #rescuepets like him that brighter future—with a special gift today. Link in profile.


Mindy (E01927), a six year old Terrier mix came all the way from Puerto Rico to find her forever home. After the hurricane, she came to our shelter scared and unsure of her future. We promised her that we would find her a forever home! If you are interested in adopting this sweet girl, visit our campus in Port Washington, NY. #getyourrescueon #dogsofinstaworld #dogsofinsta #hurricanesurvivor #adoptapet #shelterdogsrock #adoptabledog #EllenDunn


Harry (T97373) is our fun sized two year old Terrier mix! Harry has so much love to give to the right people. He is a playful young pup looking for an experienced and understanding dog owner. If you are interested in meeting him, visit our campus in Port Washington, NY! #getyourrescueon #dogsofinsta #funsized


A HUGE thank you goes out to #TeamAnimalLeague who ran the @nyrr @nycmarathon this morning and raised over $90,000 to save animal lives! #GetYourRescueOn #nyrr #nycmarathon #nycmarathon2017


Imagine coming home to see Ms. Lucille at the top of your stairs, patiently waiting to give you nothing but love and affection! If this is the kind of life you want, send an email to #meow #catsofinstagram #comehome #getyourrescueon


Cash is ready for a walking partner and a best friend! Come meet him today! #GetYourRescueOn #adopt #adoptapet #dogsofshelters #shelterdogsofinstagram #adoptabledog #dog #chihuahuasofinstagram 📷: @ted.lim