November 21, 2017

Breed Profile: Yorkshire Terrier

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by Lauren R. Tharp Known as “Yorkies” to those who love them, the Yorkshire Terrier originated in Yorkshire, England (how appropriate, no?) where they were originally used to catch rats in clothing mills. Perky, fun, and utterly adorable, this toy breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1885 and currently reigns as the third [...]

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Breed Profile: Siberian Husky

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One of the oldest breed of dogs in the world, Siberian Huskies originate from Siberia, where they were bred to pull heavy loads across harsh, freezing conditions. Once they made it to Alaska during the Gold Nome Rush, Huskies became famous for their dog sledding abilities, but did you know that their outgoing and gentle [...]

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Trick or Treat for Rescue

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What’s more fun than a dog in costume?   A party for dogs in costume that will benefit rescue dogs! The Sean Casey Animal Rescue is a fixture in Brooklyn, and their annual Howl-O-Ween Bark Block Party draws crowds of merry-making kids and pets. Where can you find this spook-tacular event? 153 East 3rd Street, [...]

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Sophie Succotash

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Fun fact: Did you know that 1 in 3 American families owns a dog? If you’re without, then meet the adoptable dog of the week,  Sophie. This darling girl has been through so much in her short life. Sophie was given up to a local shelter and was the most terrified dog on the block. [...]

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It’s Cold Outside, Baby

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Hope you’re staying warm out there, city-dwellers. Need a new snuggle buddy in your life? Then meet Baby. She is a long-haired, red coated Dachshund. She’s also just absolutely adorable and completely aware of it. The HSNY shelter will be celebrating her 4th birthday on April 19th, unless of course she’s adopted! Baby is playful [...]

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Joyful Jayla

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Looks like it’s going to be another chilly weekend, NYC. If you’re looking for a canine companion to snuggle up with, then you will fall in love with your adoptable dog of the week, Jayla. This beautiful taupe colored pup is just 2 years old and she is a female pit-bull.  Her incredible eyes match [...]

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Shy Shelby

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We have a new adoptable dog for your wandering eyes, NYC. Check out sweet miss Shelby! The staff at HSNY believes this little girl is a Chihuahua or possibly an Italian Greyhound mix. She has quite the long legs on her. Shelby is a 5 year old cuddlebug but she is a little on the [...]

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One Pretty Penny

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We have another wonderful adoptable for your eyes, NYC. Christina at Pibbles ‘n More Animal Rescue tells us “As soon as we met her, and her beautiful personality shined through, we felt she deserved a name just as pretty as she is so she was re-named Penny.”  The name is also a reflection and inspired [...]

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Quest for Love

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Only six more shopping days left til Valentine’s Day! Won’t you consider bringing home a furry ball of love for your family to dote on? Check out your adoptable dogs of the week: Matilda & Prince! Matilda here is a super playful and larger than life Bull-lady.  She is very well mannered, calm and sweet [...]

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Meet Watson

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My, my…where did January go? Start off February, the month of love, with a new love in your life. Check out your adoptable dog of the week: Watson. He’s a handsome and loveable 3 year old chocolate Pittie mix. He was saved just in the nick of time from the euthanize list and is now [...]

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