In October, North Fork Animal Welfare League moved into its new location on Church Lane in Aquebogue.
The six-acre site was formerly home to Scoshire Kennels, whose owners sold the property and retired. Referred to on their website as the “Taj Mahal of kennels,” the property boasts 24 interior kennel runs and 16 outdoor runs, along with exercise areas and showers for larger dogs. READ
The North Fork Animal Welfare League now has a new animal shelter for Riverhead Town. (more…)
Over the past two decades, I’ve learned a lot about animals and the people who love them in my role as executive director of North Fork Animal Welfare League.
The Riverhead Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to renew its contract with the North Fork Animal Welfare League to manage the town’s animal shelter for three more years. READ
A cramped building, little outdoor space for dogs to play and a dump located right next door have forced officials with the Riverhead Animal Shelter to find a new home. READ
The Riverhead Town Board approved a resolution Tuesday night to declare the North Fork Animal Welfare League a “qualified and eligible sponsor” to lease town land at EPCAL to construct a new animal shelter on a site adjacent to the Henry Pfeifer Community Center.
The board held a hearing on the plan two weeks ago and no one opposed it. (more…)
Puppies or kittens must be at least 10 weeks old and weigh at least two pounds in order to participate. (Credit: Carrie Miller, file)
The North Fork Animal Welfare League is hosting two events this month to ensure your pet stays healthy. (more…)
Shoshire Kennels co-owner Dwayne Early of Aquebogue and his long-haired Chihuahua Lady Gaga last year. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
The rolling purr of a cat or sloppy kisses of a dog are a simple signs of affection that can go a long way for people, providing pet owners with a sense of companionship and something to look forward to when coming home to an otherwise empty house. (more…)