Silver Paw Connection

While all surrenders are heartbreaking, there is nothing worse than seeing a senior dog or cat placed in a shelter simply because they are old – especially knowing this puts them at risk. To help these animals get a second chance at a furever home, Little Shelter has developed the Silver Paw Connection Program.

At any given time 60% or more of Little Shelter residents are over 8 years of age, making them Silver Seniors. These sweet dogs and cats are given the best care catered to their individual needs, until a family comes along to give them the loving home they deserve.

While a Silver Senior may move a little slower, many of these companions come already house broken, won’t climb your curtains or chew on your furniture and have a lot of love to give. A senior pet can be a great companion for someone who is a first time pet owner or someone who may not be able to spend a lot of time exercising a young dog.

Come adopt a "Silver Senior" today!

Meet some of our Silver Seniors

Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
33 Warner Road, Huntington, NY 11743 | Telephone: 631.368.8770

EIN 11-6000821 |  NYS Shelter Registration No: RR211

Monday - Friday 1:00 - 7:00

Saturday - Sunday 12:00 - 5:00

Open 7 Days a Week

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Our Mission: 

To serve as a refuge for abandoned and homeless animals, by providing food, quality medical care, and shelter, until loving, permanent homes can be found - in essence, to 'Rescue, Nurture & Adopt'.