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Town of North Hempstead
Animal Shelter

75 Marino Ave.
Port Washington NY 11050-4207
(516) 944-8220

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The Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter is committed to providing a clean, healthy facility for the humane care and housing of stray and abandoned dogs and their placement in new homes.

Come Visit Us!

Take the Long Island Expressway to exit 36 from east or west. From the expressway go north on Searingtown Road (becomes Port Washington Boulevard after you cross Northern Boulevard) for approximately three miles to Marino Avenue in Port Washington. Make a left onto Marino Avenue and go to the end past the gate and down the hill. The Shelter is the building on your right.
P.O. Box 226
Greenvale, NY 11548
(516) 626-8948

The Shelter Connection is the volunteer organization at The Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter . We supply trained volunteers as adoption advisors and dog handlers. Our main goal is to increase both the number and quality of adoptions. We also sponsor the "Mend-A-Paw" fund for special medical and surgical needs of the shelter dogs. Secondary missions of our organization include breed choice selection, responsible care information, post adoption problem solving, public awareness of shelter dog availability, and spay/neuter education.

We fight for the lives of the REAL underdogs!

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