The controversial Lychee and Dog Meat festival began last week, but North Shore Animal League America has a group of dogs rescued from the annual event waiting for forever homes.
Zulo, Jacky, Tara and Kit are four of 16 dogs that arrived at the Port Washington no-kill shelter in May. They were salvaged from last year’s festival by Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation, a California-based nonprofit rescuing abused and neglected animals.
Meet the four pooches who now wait patiently to find their forever homes. If interested in adopting, head to North Shore Animal League America located at 25 Davis Ave.
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Zulo, a 2-year-old male Labrador/Jack Russell terrier mix, is described as “youthful and happy.” This little guy prefers to be the only pet at home and would do best with human friends older than 12.
Meet Jacky, a 2-year-old male corgi mix, looking for a loving home. This pup is a bit cautious at first but eventually warms up. A calm household with older children suits Jacky best. Big plus: he’s very housebroken.
Say hello to Tara, an adorable 2-year-old female corgi/collie mix. Although she’s already been through so much, Tara is full of energy and adores being petted. She also loves playing with other dogs. She’d do fine with another energetic four-legged housemate and children 12 and older. The shelter recommends bringing the whole family (and any family dogs!) to meet Tara before adopting.
Three-year-old Kit is a male Labrador/collie mix that will make a perfect companion. He’s a well-mannered gentle giant who will likely lounge by his owner’s side. Kit is also housebroken.