Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center is a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter nestled on six wooded acres in Huntington, Long Island. Little Shelter has been dedicated to saving abandoned dogs and cats and placing them into loving homes since 1927. Age, physical condition, and socialization issues are never criteria for rescuing a dog or cat whose life is in jeopardy. Through rescue from kill facilities, rehabilitation of sick and un-socialized pets, and a 100% spay/neuter program, Little Shelter hopes to end pet overpopulation and place all dogs and cats in loving homes. All Little Shelter pets receive the highest quality medical care and are spayed /neutered before adoption. Every potential adopter is interviewed and thoroughly screened to ensure the best quality homes. Included on the grounds is Sheltervale Pet Cemetery, which has been the final resting place for companion animals for more than 85 years.  Little Shelter Animal Rescue has won Best of Long Island 8 straight years (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017) for Best Animal Shelter/Rescue! 

 Little Shelter is also a part of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC Animals. Little Shelter is the first shelter not located in New York city to be included in the alliance.

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NYC Pet Adoption Guide: Animal Shelters For Dogs And Cats

Thinking about growing your family with a four-legged bundle of love?  Opt to adopt and help save a life by giving a rescued animal a loving forever home. has teamed up with the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals to feature a dozen of the top shelters and rescue groups in the city.  The Mayor’s Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that works with more than 150 partner rescue groups and shelters to offer important programs and services that save the lives of NYC’s homeless animals, with the goal of transforming New York City into a no-kill community.  Check out the entire list of Alliance Participating Organizations by clicking HERE.