Since 1944, North Shore Animal League America has been saving the lives of innocent dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens, almost 1,000,000 to date.
We have an unwavering commitment to rescue, nurture, and adopt animals and are proud
* The world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization.
* A leader in the no-kill movement, rescuing and rehabilitating animals instead of euthanizing them.
* An innovator in animal welfare to create a more sustainable world for all companion animals.
* A strong voice, elevating the status and promoting the acceptance of mixed-breed animals, Mutt-i-greesÂ®, through advocacy and education.
* A collaborative organization that's built a national network of shelter and rescue partners.
* A trusted source for information, education, and resources that increase adoptions and enhance the lives of adopters and their pets.
How You Can Make a Difference:
Generous contributions help support all the hands-on work we do, including: rescues from other shelters that destroy animals as a means of dealing with overpopulation; rescuing animals from cruel and inhumane puppy mills; emergency rescues related to natural disasters; top-quality veterinary care provided in our medical center and low-cost Pet Health Center; adopting animals into loving homes; national events that raise awareness of the plight of shelter animals, and our education programs that help educate the next generation to be more caring and compassionate.