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Mila (originally Lauren) is truly the best doggie anyone could ever ask for.

Gentle, kind, and an absolute love bug, she has turned our lives upside down in the best way possible. Although a little shy at first, she has quickly become an outgoing puppy, happy to play with other dogs, adults, and even little kids. She has learned crate training well and happily hangs out in her crate while we are gone (I watch her on our petcube – guilty as charged).

Her favorite things are belly rubs, playing tug of war with her squeaky toy, and falling asleep in random places. She usually sleeps on her bed for most of the night, but come morning you can be sure that she has found a cozy spot between us, ready to shower us with kisses and licks. We couldn’t be happier to have this golden girl in our lives.

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George (we kept his name) is doing well. Given that he came from a farm in West Virginia, it has taken him a little while to get used to the sounds, sights and rhythm of suburban living. I spoke to the woman who fostered him from age 2 days to 4 month (when she sent him to NEAS), and she said George had never previously seen a car! 

All in all, he’s been very good. George loves to snuggle (he’s now up to 51 pounds), and everyone in our community marvels at how generally calm he is for a 5-month-old puppy. He loves people, he enjoys playing fetch with a tennis ball in the backyard, and REALLY enjoys getting brushed by my daughters. 

Our youngest daughter just turned 7, and this year she didn’t want people to bring her presents because she feels she has enough toys/stuff. Instead, she wanted people to donate to the Northeast Animal Shelter to help others dogs and cats find a loving home like George did. We set up a donation link through an Evite invitation page and raised $250 for NEAS. 

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Can you spell Love? It’s MIA. We adopted Mia on 1-17-2018. Mia is amazing. So much joy in our life. Mia is growing and doing well in all aspects of a puppy life. Eating. Playing. Walking. Training. Sleeping.

Thank you NEAS for all you do! Lynette and Steve

P.S. We loved her shelter name so we kept it.

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We could not be any happier with Snow! She is a VERY sweet and gentle dog. She loves to cuddle, especially on our giant been bag chair. She also LOVES her cousin Sarge, who is a border collie lab mix. They can play for hours together!

She loves her walks and she has a nice routine going at home.  She has warmed up to us and our family members. My nieces love her and she loves to play with them. 

Snow is the most perfect dog for us and we are so thankful that we were able to get her!  

Thank you Northeast Animal Shelter for giving me the BEST first dog ever. I love her so much!! 

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On February 25th, between 1 pm and 3 pm, Nancy Kerrigan will be at Northeast Animal Shelter for a Meet and Greet. Nancy is a two-time Olympic Medalist in figure skating, and she was the 1993 US National Figure Skating Champion.

Nancy has always loved cats and dogs, and we are honored that she will be our guest. Everyone is invited and you are welcome to bring a camera and something for Nancy to sign. 

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Pretty Girl is now Bella, and she is doing great.  She didn’t seem to know the name Pretty Girl and does now respond to Bella, but mostly responds to finger snapping.  For some reason, it stops her in her tracks and she turns right around and trots over from day 1.  

She has not scratched either one of us, hissed, nothing.  We didn’t push her initially and let her do her thing.  We provided her a bed as she had at the shelter and it seems to be her go to when she needs alone time, but that is changing. She now has 5 places she “sits” just in the living room alone. She prefers to be with us most of the time, whether she sits with one of us or just in the same room as us.  

We took her to the Vet for 1st check-up and she did great, was super calm with the vet I put her in the carrier both times without any scratching.  She fully trusts us.

She has changed almost every day we have had her. She is now very sure of herself.  She has fully explored the house, loves sitting in the windows, prefers the window open but still sits there when closed.  In all, I think she is very happy, and she does not seem bored.  I know we are very happy with her and fortunate that we were able to get her.  We have no other pets, she is our 1 and only, I think she prefers that. 

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Batch (we’ve changed his name to Logan) is doing wonderful!!!  He’s been a great addition to our family and seems to be settling in quite well.

He loves people and other dogs.  He is great on our daily walks and loves when we meet up with other dogs.  He does love socks and will sneak into one of the bedrooms and come out very casually with a sock or two.  lol.  He had been underweight, but we just took him to our vet and he’s gained weight and the vet said he’s at a great weight now.

We had such a wonderful experience dealing with the shelter and I’ll definitely recommend you to my friends and family.

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Beauty and Sunny are both energetic and playful, and they are best friends as you can see from the picture.  With just a bit of imagination,  I hope everyone can you can see that their heads and limbs form a heart. ❤️

The first few weeks they were especially active around 4:30 am every morning, but now they seem to be settling in not disturbing us so much when we are sleeping.  

We love our new additions and couldn’t see life without them.

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I adopted Timmy (formerly Julian) in July. He quickly became friends with my two senior cats but they had no interest in being his playmate. Timmy’s energy level was through the roof and it became clear that toys were not enough to keep him satisfied. I knew he needed a friend his own age.

I searched for several months looking for the perfect kitty to fit in with our family. I went back and forth to Northeast Animal Shelter many times in my search. Finally one day I went to the shelter and was just about ready to leave when I decided to look around one last time. As I was leaving one of the rooms I saw a volunteer preparing a cage and an animal crate on the ground. Through the holes I could see three little fluff balls moving around inside. As she removed the three kittens, I immediately fell in love and knew I found the perfect little boy for my Tim! It was meant to be!

Warren (now Tomasse) became instant friends with Timmy. They are inseparable! My senior cats are grateful that Timmy has expelled his energy elsewhere. Now all four live in perfect harmony. We couldn’t be happier with our fur family. Thank you Northeast for bringing these amazing cats into our lives! We couldn’t be happier!