We adopted Brownie (now Paco) right before Halloween. The ladies at the shelter were kind enough to let us bring him home to meet our two senior dogs and see how they all got along. Well they all got along fabulous and still do. He has been such a joy and has made our furry… Read more »


My Husband Mark surprised me by going to the shelter and adopting a beautiful coon Cat named Polly. Mark renamed her Spook. We love her so much and she brings so much joy and fun to our household. She is a house cat , but we wanted her to be able to enjoy some of… Read more »

Princess (formerly Veronica)

I was heartbroken when my 21 year old cat passed in 2011 and I missed him terribly. On my local cable station, I saw pets up for adoption at the Northeast Animal Shelter and I knew I needed another furry family member. One night after work I went to the shelter and fell in love… Read more »

Jasper (a.k.a. Peanut)

Back in June of 1998 I adopted Jasper (a.k.a. Peanut) from the shelter. When I first met him he was on hold for another potential owner but I returned the next day and he was available again. I took him home that night and he has been there for me ever since. We have moved… Read more »

Diego (a.k.a. Boogie) Comes East

In the summer of 2012 our family began looking for a friend for our two-year-old Chihuahua named Prudence. We came to Northeast Animal Shelter one night in August and learned about Boogie, a four-year-old male Chihuahua who had come east from Los Angeles with a recent arrival of “Flying Chihauhuas.” Boogie had been in the… Read more »

Our Awesome Peanut

Linus is now named “Peanut.” For a Beagle he actually very quiet most of the time. No howling and very little barking. He loves giving kisses and snuggling. We have an acre of fenced in yard that he runs around in. He is friendly with other dogs, just says “Hi” and keeps doing his business…. Read more »

Dixie (The Diva)

My boyfriend and I adopted our beautiful girl Dixie in Nov 2012. It will be a year since we had her and its been the best year for all of us as one big happy family. Dixie came from Georgia.  She was abandoned with her 8 pups and left to die. Thank God someone was… Read more »


I adopted Buddy August 26, 2011 and I am SO happy that I did! He is the best dog I could have ever asked for. I walked into the shelter “just browsing” before seeing a movie later that evening, and as soon as I saw him I knew that Buddy was the perfect dog for… Read more »


When our wonderful cat Little Kitty Baby passed away, it was sad for all of us, but she was a shelter cat as well and lived for a good 17 years. Our other 2 cats, Bitty and Fuzzy, missed their friend and the next spring we went to NEAS and found Fiercely!  For the last… Read more »

Maggie (aka Flaka)

Our family adopted Maggie, a terrier mix, last March as a companion for our Chihuahua who had recently lost his best friend. Maggie immediately fit right into our family. The dogs are always together. They enjoy taking long walks with the family and laying by the fireplace.