I adopted Sammy after losing my Sahara of 15 years who was also adopted from NEAS. Sammy is a crazy little Boxer that is constantly on the go, 150 MPH at all times. My Mom suffers from Alzheimer’s.  Here is Sammy with her.  When it comes to Mom, he knows exactly where he belongs!


We adopted Mishka (formally Parcha) this past February 2013. She was the sweetest most friendly dog ever! And she continues to be, the moment she met us she was jumping up and so excited to be considered for a forever home. We asked her, are you our puppy? and she immediately gave us a big… Read more »

Mia is loved by many

My family which includes 7 children were home during the last snow storm of 2013 in March and everyone was getting a bit claustrophobic. We decided to head to the animal shelter and see who “new” had arrived. We had been looking on line but lets be honest, not many people want to allow a… Read more »

Country Bumpkin’ turned City Girl (Delphi)

I adopted Delphi from  Northeast Animal Shelter in May of this year. I knew from the second I saw her on the website she was the pup for me. I could not wait to get her home and settled. The first few weeks were an adjustment period for her (she spent 7 weeks in a… Read more »

Jessie a.k.a Frances

In August of 2009 my family and I adopted Jessie from your wonderful shelter and we’ve been madly in love ever since. When our family decided to adopt a dog we had all intentions of getting a 12+ week old puppy. We arrived at the shelter before it opened so that we could have our… Read more »

Molly Girl

We adopted Molly one week before I had to put my Rat Terrier down who was suffering from Lymphoma. I went to the shelter “just to look” to help me with my sadness. I didn’t want a puppy and thought I would look at older dogs. I passed Molly’s cage and she was laying down… Read more »


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 »