Rescue Adoptions

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For your convenience we have listed local rescues and adoption agencies. Please review their sites & contact them with any further questions you may have regarding adopting or rescuing from their organizations. Of course, we will be happy to take on new patients and give your pets a happy veterinarian visit, but be advised we are not affiliated with any rescue, adoption agency or pet store. 

Please note we urge you to research not only the individual pet but breeds & organizations as well, by checking references and backgrounds before rescuing or adopting. Adding a new member to your family should be a joyful and exciting occasion, and to ensure it is, please take the time to determine if a particular pet is right for you and yours.

Choosing a new puppy This is a nice starter guide of things that you should consider when you are thinking about getting a puppy

Pet Finder This website currently lists more than 375,000 animals seeking new homes from nearly 14,000 adoption groups. Interested in adopting? Visit the site using the link above, and search for a new pet, with the easy to use database. 

For more information on the best way to acclimate your new dog or puppy,

 and for tips to give your puppy the best start possible, visit the Puppy Raising section of our website.

Town Shelters:

Animal Shelter & Adoption Center of Brookhaven People helping animals and animals helping people. For adoption information please check out their website or call Phone: (631)286-4940

Kent Animal Shelter

 A private, not-for-profit, no-kill humane society that provides a haven for homeless, abused & abandoned animals. Bringing pets and people together for over 36 years!  Phone: (631) 631-727-5731 for more information or follow link for website.

Smithtown Animal Shelter The Smithtown Animal Shelter provides care for lost, stray, and surrendered animals for the residents of Smithtown. Their goal is to reunite lost animals with their owners and find new homes for the unclaimed and relinquished pets. Phone: (631)360-7575

Cats Only:  ✶ 

Dogs Only: ☉

Rescue Organizations:

Almost HomeAlmost Home is comprised of many dedicated and compassionate volunteers with the common goal of rescuing and re-homing unwanted and abandoned animals from private homes and municipal shelters and placing them into loving and responsible homes.

  • Shabby Tabby Cat Cafe - ✶ -, Long Island's first cat cafe and partnered with Almost Home.   All of their cats will come directly from AH' adoption center, and the adoption process will be according to their policies. Located in Sayville, NY. Phone:  (631) 750-7007

Animal Haven A non-profit organization that finds homes for abandoned cats and dogs throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

ARF (Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, inc.) ARF actively rescues cats and dogs, provides quality care and offers sanctuary until loving homes can be found.

Bobbi and the Strays, a non-profit, no-kill organization, rescues and provides essential care for orphaned, stray, abused, and special needs cats and dogs 

Bide-A-Wee 100 years, 100,000 animals adopted. Their mission is to find a safe, loving long-term relationships between companion animals and people by providing a continuum of services and programs that are innovative, personalized and high quality. For more information please follow link or call.
Phone: (631) 325-0200 (West Hampton Location) E-mail: 

Forgotten Friends Forgotten Friends of Long Island is a 501c3 non-profit volunteer organization. We are dedicated to the rescue of companion animals left in municipal shelters for an extended period of time, overlooked by both the general public and other rescue groups.

Golden Paw Society -✶-  a 501c3 charitable organization run entirely by volunteers and the only rescue on Long Island that is 100% dedicated to the shelter cats Phone: 631.729.1307 Email:

Greyhound Rescue of New York  ☉ - Greyhound Rescue of New York is a small 501(c)3 that formed in 1995 to re-home retired racing Greyhounds

Happy Cat Sanctuary -✶  - 501(c)(3) non profit cat adoption and rescue organization.

Little Shelter of Huntington Animal Rescue and Adoption Center of Huntington. For information on adopting cats & Dogs follow above link. Phone: (631)368-8770

The League for Animal Protection of Huntington Dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of stray and abandoned dogs and cats. Please use link above for more information on adoption or you can also contact using; Email: Phone: (631)757-9373

North Fork Animal Welfare League - Phone: (631) 765-1811

North Shore Animal League America Worlds largest no-kill, nurture shelter rescue and adoption organization. Contact via above link or Phone: (631)883-2000

Last Hope Animal Rescue Last Hope is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of stray, abandoned and death-due pound animals. For adoption information please follow link or call Phone: (631)425-1884

Posh Pets Rescue - Since 2006 Posh Pets Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has been dedicated to the rescue and placement of homeless animals into loving homes.

Ruff House Rescue- Ruff House Rescue is the largest 501 (c)(3) non-profit rescue on the South Shore of Long Island. Our mission is to seek out under-served shelters and communities where we can make the biggest lifesaving impact. (516) 306-4998

Save-A-Pet Humane, not-for-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to saving abandoned, discarded, homeless and lost pets not claimed or adopted. If you are interested in adoption please follow link. Phone: (631)473-6333 Email:

Southhampton Animal Shelter Foundation -  a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of donors and volunteers to care for the homeless animals in our community, and place them in loving “forever homes.”  Address: 102 Old Riverhead Rd WEST, Hampton Bays, NY 11946 - Phone: (631) 728-PETS (7387)

NYACC New Hope Partners- A comprehensive list of tristate area rescues and shelters.

For "feral" and stray cats - 

Stony Brook CAT Network Humanely trap, neuter and vaccinate all of the feral cats on SBU campus. Adoptable kittens and cats are found homes, and unadaptable ones are re-released into their colonies and fed daily for the rest of their lives. Email: or use link for more information.

Good Luck finding the perfect new addition to your family, we look forward to meeting them!

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