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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Mia

Mia

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, the stunning Mia.


Mia is a three year-old Labrador/Pit/Mastiff Mix who came to us as a stray after being hit by a car. Fortunately, she sustained only minor injuries. Mia is equal parts goofy and affectionate! She loves to whip around her rope toys and chase after balls. Mia thinks she is a lap dog literally… and will crawl into your lap to shower you with kisses. In her previous life, Mia was a yard dog who wasn’t trained or given proper socialization. At first, she is protective of her space when it comes to strangers, and will require a family who can properly introduce her to new people. However, once she meets a new friend, she loves them unconditionally. Mia would be best as the only pet in an adult only home.


If you are interested in meeting Mia, please call ahead to schedule an hour to properly interact with her in a domestic setting, which includes our Meet and Greet Room, the dog runs and our Dog Walk trail. 


COVID-19: Foster Opportunity:

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our Animal Shelter has had to restrict public access, including our loyal volunteers. If you have no other pets or young children at home, and are looking for a way to serve your community in this time of crisis, please consider signing up to be a foster. Foster parents provide temporary care for cats, kittens, and dogs in their own homes. Some animals need as little as two weeks of care, while others may need care for extended periods of time.

Download the Foster Application at:

https://www.smithtownny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4325/Foster-Application


Thinking About Adoption:

The Smithtown Animal Shelter’s primary concern is finding the perfect home for each animal that finds his/her way to us. The Animal Control Officers and Kennel Attendants at the Smithtown Animal Shelter will go out of their way to ensure both the rescued and rescuer are made for one another. Residents who have other pets can arrange to bring your four-legged family member to the shelter or set up an at home meet & greet to see how your prospective family member does with other family, pets and the household itself. Please allow yourself an hour minimum to meet with your potential new family member. 


Spay/Neuter Clinic: 

The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation will hold a Low Cost Spay/Neuter Mobile Clinic at the Smithtown Animal Shelter on April 14, and April 28. To book appointments, please call (631)-566-8870.


Hours at the Smithtown Animal Shelter are currently Monday - Saturday 10AM - 3PM. (Sundays and Wednesday evenings: by appointment only). 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, public access is restricted to confirmed adoption appointments and wildlife/domestic animal rescue only.)

To inquire about the Pet of the Week or to meet your potential soulmate, please call the Smithtown Animal Shelter at 631-360-7575.

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