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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Kobe

Kobe, The World's Greatest Cuddle Monster

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, a loving and happy fella who goes by the name Kobe.

Kobe, a three year-old Male English Bulldog and Pittie mix, is an adorable pup with a face that makes him impossible to resist. This total goofball will perform to get your attention. Kobe’s sweet and energetic disposition knows no bias. He loves every person, big or small, unconditionally. Kobe absolutely adores children, but would prefer to be the only pet in the household, vying for your love and friendship.

Kobe was dealt a bad hand in life, suffering from a chronic heart condition. His future soulmate will need to go the extra mile by giving him daily medication and a yearly checkup with a cardiologist. It’s also equally important to avoid taking him on long walks or being outside during hot weather. Despite his heart condition, and a tough start to life, Kobe has a sheer will to live, love and play unlike any other pup. His amazing demeanor and unbreakable spirit gives us hope that he is destined to find a warmhearted furrever family that will care for him as unconditionally as he loves everyone he meets. 

If you are interested in meeting Kobe, please call ahead to schedule an hour to properly interact with him in a domestic setting, which includes our Meet and Greet Room, the dog runs, and our Dog Walk trail. Family Pet Meet and Greets and at home interactions are also welcome and an integral part of the adoption process.

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 September 9, September 23, October 7, and October 21. 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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