Sierra brings joy, laughter, and love

On December 23rd 2012 our beloved Sequoia passed away at the age of 16 1/2. (He was our first adopted dog from NEAS — Baby Ruth was his name). Along with him a little piece of our family died too. His companion Cherokee (also from NEAS) of 4 years missed him terribly, so we decided… Read more »

Lucy turns any day into a happy one

We adopted Lucy (formerly Brownie Girl) a few weeks ago and couldn’t be happier, she has made a great addition to our growing family! We came to the shelter not expecting to bring a dog home that same day. She was only one to come up to lick our hands through the cage. We knew… Read more »

Ruben (formally Drako)

I looked online when I decided it would be a good time for me to get a dog. I went to your website and saw Drako’s face and I knew he was the dog for me. I have had him for a little over a month and I couldn’t be happier. He is a fun… Read more »

Daisy – Our playful pup loves the beach

My family adopted Daisy at the end of last May. While at first she was very nervous (wouldn’t eat and never barked) she quickly warmed up. She is one playful pup, spends many days romping the beach, chasing tennis balls and playing in the water. Daisy loves to be with other dogs and although she… Read more »

Daisy Mae, formerly Kelly Girl

We adopted Kelly, now known as Daisy Mae, in November of 2012. I can honestly say, after having many dogs, she is the biggest blessing. She knows just how to make you feel better, and is the best cuddler. She gets along with everyone and loves to be around her people. We bring her everywhere,… Read more »

Scully, my surprise wedding gift!

My surprise wedding gift was showing up to Northeast Animal Shelter and my Husband telling me in the parking lot we were going to take a kitten home that day!! Anthony (my hubby) thought it would be the perfect time to start our lives together with a new little kitten running around! We looked through… Read more »

Pancake, the miracle cat

I adopted Wallaston (now Pancake) on June 21, 2013. I had rescued his “sister” Mosby in October 2012 and I knew she needed a sibling. I went into NEAS “just to look” and found a crate of 3 little kittens right up at the front. When I first held Wallaston in my arms and he… Read more »

My cat likes to sit in the fridge!

We just love Ziggy.  And, oh my, do we have funny stories to share.  His latest antic –  he leaps into the refrigerator as soon as the door is opened and sits on a shelf looking out at us. He  sleeps with me and follows me all around when he’s not sleeping. He is very… Read more »

Bandit, the poster boy for rescue dogs

My almost 17 year old Yorkshire/Poodle passed on her own suddenly while I was at work. She was on 9 different medications, had Cushing’s, doggie dementia, etc. but nothing that should have killed her. I grieved for about a month but knew I wanted a rescue dog. I kept checking, NEAS’ website, etc. I… Read more »

My little cuddle

I met Hailey on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 and she was adorable. She looked very friendly. I went up to her cage and she jumped up and was wagging her tail. You could tell she was very unhappy being in a cage. She made really sad puppy dog eyes. When we took her out into… Read more »