Gertie Finds Comfort and Love in Her Final Days

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Fospice, a blend of “foster” and “hospice,” provides comfort and care to senior or terminally ill homeless pets like Gertie, a local stray who was brought to NEAS barely clinging to life.   Our medical team discovered this eight-year-old Chihuahua needed immediate surgery to remove two large hernias and a gland tumor. To make matters… Read more »

A Big Journey for Little Oriah

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For such a little dog, Oriah sure had a big journey!   This seven-year-old Chihuahua had to travel all the way from Southern California to New England to find her forever home. Sadly in many overcrowded shelters, older pets like Oriah are often overlooked and their fate is uncertain. At NEAS, Oriah received much-needed dental… Read more »

Love Story: Pounce and Ginger

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Seen together, you would think these two cats have known each other their whole lives – but they actually met at our Shelter!    When they first came in, these frightened kittens were totally overwhelmed and antisocial. They didn’t want to interact with anyone and would hide in their beds. But as soon as they… Read more »

A Second Chance at Love for Sweet Puddin’

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It’s heartbreaking when loved ones can no longer care for themselves, and even more so when they can no longer care for their pets.   That was the situation facing a family whose mother had raised Puddin’, a 12-year-old Himalayan show cat. When the woman was diagnosed with dementia, her family reached out to Northeast… Read more »

Heather Finds a Home at Last

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Talk about a first impression! When Heather arrived at Northeast Animal Shelter from one of our Southern rescue partners, she immediately made it known that it was going to take a while for her to warm up to her new surroundings.   Not only was Heather very vocal in her kennel, which didn’t endear her… Read more »

Helping Mookie Feel More At Home

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Just like people, pets are consoled by familiar things in times of despair.   Nine-year old Mookie arrived at our Shelter with an unusual memento of her beloved owner – a pair of camouflage pants.  You see, her owner was a military veteran who had recently passed away. Poor Mookie had a really hard time… Read more »

Ziggy Gets a Second Chance at Life

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Ziggy may have never known human kindness Perhaps you heard about Ziggy, the tiny Yorkie found whimpering on the street and brought to our Shelter in need of urgent medical care. Judging by his horrendous condition, Ziggy may have never known human kindness until the day our medical team removed the matted, knotted fur that… Read more »

Public Education

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Our public education classes provide training and resources for adopters and other members of the community, with the goal of helping pets stay in their homes for a lifetime. Here are some of the classes we’ll be offering later this year: Pet CPR and first aid: This three-hour, hands-on course certifies pet owners and those… Read more »