Four-legged survivors of Hurricane Dorian have arrived at Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton.
It’s been a long journey for Louise, Jilly Bear, Dahee and Faye, who arrived at the shelter last week from the Bahamas with 16 other dogs that were taken in by the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons and Nassau County-based Jake’s Rescue Ranch. (more…)
Kent Animal Shelter will hit an important milestone this year, as it marks 50 years of rescuing homeless animals — and it hopes to celebrate with a new building. READ
A Thai dog that was saved from being turned into meat is getting a new lease on life at Kent Animal Shelter, which is trying to find the pup a home. READ
Kent Animal Shelter may find a new home after all — in Shoreham.
Pam Green, Kent’s executive director, said the Calverton shelter is looking for a new location with assistance from Brookhaven Town officials. READ
Richard Amper, executive director of the Pine Barrens Society, once again lived up to his true form last Wednesday in his latest bid to stop the rebuild of Kent Animal Shelter. His arguments disintegrated in several instances because some of his statements were dead wrong.
The conflict over the expansion of Kent Animal Shelter in the Core Preservation Area of the Pine Barrens is getting personal. What’s worse, it’s unnecessary. READ
A rendering from 2013 of what the new Kent Animal Shelter will look like. (Credit: courtesy drawing)
Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton has saved many dogs and cats over the years at its River Road facility.
But now, Riverhead Town officials have devised a plan wherein cats may be what saves Kent.
Specifically, feral cats. (more…)
COURTESY DRAWING | A rendering from 2013 of what the new Kent Animal Shelter will look like.
Like the pets we’ve helped all these years, we now find ourselves facing an uncertain future. No one wants to live in a cold house constructed of cement that’s falling apart, not even animals.
Over 55,000 animals have been spayed or neutered and over 40,000 have been rescued and placed in new homes since Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton was built in 1968. How ironic, is it then, that the organization that made that happen may soon face its own untimely demise?
It’s the very thing that we have fought against for our homeless animals for the past 47 years. (more…)