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Riverhead and North Fork Animal Welfare League have new 10-year contract

Riverhead Town has a new 10-year contract with the North Fork Animal Welfare League for animal control and shelter services within the...

Love gardening and animals? Claim a plot at the animal shelter’s new community garden

The North Fork Animal Welfare League is looking for gardeners to grow a new community garden at its Riverhead Animal Shelter on Church Lane in Aquebogue.

North Fork Animal Welfare League wins half-million dollar grant for Riverhead Animal Shelter renovations

The funding will go directly toward phase one of the $2.8 million project underway at the newly purchased facility in Aquebogue to install high-volume shelter industry standards like isolation care units and adoption suites. The major renovations include readying the shelter to rescue cats – a first for the Town of Riverhead

Riverhead Animal Shelter — finally — has a new home: former Scoshire Kennels site in Aquebogue

The North Fork Animal Welfare League has purchased the Scoshire Kennels site on Church Lane in Aquebogue. Anxious to get out of the inadequate Youngs Avenue facility, the organization began moving into its new digs as soon as the deal closed.

Police search for thief who stole purses from vehicles at Riverhead Animal Shelter

Two purses containing cash, debit cards and other valuables were stolen from vehicles parked outside the Riverhead Animal Shelter on Youngs Avenue this morning. A debit card from one of the purses was used about a half-hour after the theft at a Riverhead gas station.

‘May Furry Valentine’ to benefit NFAWL, May 11

Gandhi once said a nation could be judged by how it treats its animals — by that measure the North Fork Animal Welfare League must be admired for its commitment to its furry friends.

Have a few good laughs to help NFAWL build a new shelter

Enjoy a night of comedy at the Vail-Leavitt April 1 at a NFAWL fundraiser to help build a new shelter.

North Fork Animal Welfare League ‘Paws By The Bay’ summer soiree fundraiser planned for August 13

Enjoy live music, hors- d'oeuvres, an open bar and fabulous views of Peconic Bay while supporting the North Fork Animal League at their second annual Paws by the Bay fundraiser.

Local animal shelters ‘overflowing’ with pit bulls who can’t find homes due to false and dangerous stereotypes

Pit bulls make up at least 80 percent of the homeless dog population at North Fork Animal Welfare League, which manages both Riverhead and Southold Town’s animal shelters.

Town enters new three-year contract for with North Fork Animal Welfare League

The new three-year deal approved and signed yesterday by Riverhead Town contracts with the Peconic-based not-for-profit organization to manage the town's Youngs Avenue shelter and provide animal control services throughout the town for a fee of $233,135 in year one, increased by $5,000 per year in years two and three.