04/16/16 12:00pm
04/16/2016 12:00 PM

Gillian Wood Pultz, executive director of North Fork Animal Welfare League, hands a treat to Batman, a dog being cared for at the shelter while his owner's housing situation is being sorted out. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Gillian Wood Pultz is not a fan of those heart-wrenching TV commercials for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the ones where sad dogs stare through locked cages as Sarah McLachlan’s music plays in the background.  READ

02/25/16 6:00am

KATHARINE SCHROEDERCinnie begins her journey to a forever home.

On Facebook one day, Wanda Kartal saw a little red notification at the top right corner of her screen. After clicking on it, she saw that a friend had tagged her in a photo of a 10-year-old tan and reddish dog named Cinnamon (Cinnie for short).  READ

03/20/15 8:00am
03/20/2015 8:00 AM
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This baby owl was rescued in Southold on Thursday. (Credit: Gillian Wood Pultz)

A baby owl that fell out of its nest in Southold Thursday afternoon has safely returned to his tree thanks to a quick-thinking real estate agent and local animal rescue workers. (more…)

01/17/15 10:00am
01/17/2015 10:00 AM
Cricket (left) and Ralphie before being adopted. (Credit: Gabby Glantzman)

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.

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