Shelter Dogs

The Dogs Playing for Life program helps socialize shelter dogs for adoptability. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Play Group Helps Socialize Shelter Dogs To Become Adoptable

Dogs are frolicking on Long Island, as part of a well-orchestrated play group that helps workers classify shelter dogs and match them with families for adoption.


Marine Lance Cpl. Robert Perez was paired with his service dog, Bella, through the Pets for Vets program. (Credit: CBS2)

‘Pets For Vets’ Pairs Troubled Veterans With Dogs Left In Shelters

A unique approach matches up troubled veterans with companion dogs – and provides healing for both.


(credit: ASPCA)

6 Great NYC Shelters To Adopt A Dog

October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. If you’re looking to add a new member to your family or become a first time pet parent, there’s no better time to search for a dog to adopt. Check out these New York City shelters to find the right four-legged friend for you.