Tips to Keep Pets Safe During the Holidays

it is important to remember that many potential hazards face our furry friends during the holidays. Follow some simple precautions to keep your pets safe.  This time of the year can be very exciting yet at the same time very stressful not only for you, but Read More …

Town Seeking Donations for Animal Shelter’s Residents

The Town of Huntington is requesting donations of supplies for use in the town animal shelter. Bedding, leashes, carriers, shampoo, toys and many other items are needed. Donations can be brought to: Town of Huntington Animal Shelter 104 Deposit Road, East Northport Huntington Town Hall Read More …

Selmer’s Pet Land to Close After 84 Years

A long-running business in Huntington said Thursday that is closing its doors for good. Selmer’s Pet Land in Huntington Station said it was the country’s oldest family-owned store. “We have cherished the joy and companionship our pets have brought into the lives of thousands who Read More …

SPCA Offers Tips on Keeping Pets Safe at Halloween

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals offers the following pet safety tips at Halloween. Do not allow your pets to eat trick-or-treat candies which may be poisonous or harm them. Don’t leave your pet outside on Halloween.. IF trick or Read More …

Pet Photo Contest Running Until End of Month

Residents are invited to send in photos of their pets  for a Love My Pets contest sponsored by Town Councilman Sal Ferro and Suffolk County Legislator Stephanie Bontempi. The deadline is May 30. Senior citizens from the John J. Flanagan Center will pick a winner, Read More …

Little Shelter to Celebrate Its 96th Anniversary

The Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center will be hosting a celebration and garden party on April 29 as part of its 96th anniversary. The shelter,  at 33 Warner Road, Huntington, says it has placed thousands of animals with families since Little Shelter opened Read More …

Keeping You and Your Pets Safe in Cold, Snowy Weather

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tips on avoiding hypothermia and frostbite in bad weather. The most vulnerable: Older adults with inadequate food, clothing, or heating Babies sleeping in cold bedrooms People who remain outdoors for long periods—the homeless, hikers, hunters, etc. People Read More …

Holiday Reminder from the Suffolk SPCA

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals issued the following reminder about pet safety at the holidays: Things you can do to make Thanksgiving safer for your pet The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast Read More …

Frigid Cold, Gusting Winds Across Huntington

Wind gusts reaching up to 50 MPH are expected to continue to add to the frigid cold Friday in the Huntington area. Temperatures were below 20 Friday morning, with wind-chill temperatures in the low single digits. The National Weather Service reminded residents to dress for Read More …

Dogs Will Get Their Day With Pilot Program at Heckscher Park

New year, new rules: Dogs on leashes will be allowed in several parts of Heckscher Park in a pilot program starting Wednesday. The Town of Huntington has created a 90-day test of whether pets and their owners will be obedient, following the rules that include: Read More …

Pet of the Week: Older Dog Needs New Digs

Start the new year with a new furry family member. Meet Clyde Clyde might be a poodle mix, but he is used to mingling with breeds of all kinds. If you have other dogs, that is okay. Being small, he blends in with cats. If you Read More …