Cricket (left) and Ralphie, two pit bull mixes, before being adopted. (Credit: Gabby Glantzman)
It’s hard to imagine a five-month-old puppy taking care of itself, let alone multiple newborns.
It is a situation North Fork Animal Welfare League officials say can happen when owners opt against neutering their pets, leaving pups like Ralphie and Cricket without the support of a mother.
After she was missing for six months, Charlie was reunited at home in Mattituck with Kayla and Greg Masem and 18-month-old Wyatt.
(Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
After escaping from her Mattituck home in November, 5-year-old Charlie heard her name for the first time in six months on Friday.
With a wagging tail and lots of kisses, the settler/pointer mix was undeniably happy to be finally recognized by someone, anyone — in this case, a staffer at the Southold Animal Shelter. (more…)