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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Smithtown Pet of the Week

Betty Boop

Betty Boop

Meet the Smithtown Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week, Betty Boop.


Betty Boop is an approximately nine year old Female Pittie Mix, found wandering around a local train station and brought to the Animal Shelter by a Good Samaritan. This sweet girl is the ideal therapy dog! Her eyes say it all, she oozes love and adoration for every new person she meets. From the first introduction, she is instantly attached. Betty Boop is very laid-back, great on a leash, and a stage five clinger on the couch. Betty Boop would do well in a home without children, and she deserves to be the only pet in the family. This lovely lady needs a home who is experienced with her breed and can provide her with a little bit of extra care and attention to help manage her arthritis issues.


If you are interested in meeting Betty Boop, 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 November 18 and December 2. 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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