3320 Beltagh Avenue
Wantagh NY 11793
The Town of
Hempstead Animal Shelter boasts one of the highest adoption rates in
the nation. Available services include: educational programs for
primary and secondary school age children, focusing on pet
responsibility. Pet Therapy visits to nursing homes and other health
related facilities are provided as is a hands-on anti-bite program
training for U.S. Postal Service carriers. Animal Control officers
respond to over 4,000 requests for service, including 500 night
emergency calls, every year. The Animal Shelter also hosts an annual
Rabies Clinic each fall.
Town of Oyster Bay
Department of Public Works
Division of Environmental Control
l50 Miller Place
Syosset, New York ll79l
The Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter is a state-of-the-art facility
built to house animals in a healthy and nurturing environment.
The "dog only" kennel areas have oversized cages, sheltered outdoor
areas, and gabled roofs that let in diffused natural light.
All dogs have access to large outdoor runs to maintain healthy muscle
Quarantine cages segregate sick animals from the general population.
An in-house infirmary, not open to the public, provides space for
treatment for ailing shelter residents.
Cats brought to the shelter are housed in a sound proof area. This
stress-free environment consists of twenty-four cages complete with
All dogs receive "5 in l" and rabies inoculations and all cats are
given "4 in l" inoculations before leaving the shelter.
The entire Animal Shelter enjoys a complete air filtration system
which provides air exchanges every fifteen minutes of every day.
INJURED DOGS AND CATS
Strays - During business hours residents can make a report to the Animal
Shelter. After hours, the police should be notified. Medical attention, if
warranted, will be provided by Town-contracted veterinarians.
Owners should call their veterinarian or an Emergency Veterinary Service
listed in the telephone book concerning their own dog or cat.
LOST AND FOUND
Lost or found pets or stray dogs should be reported to the Animal Shelter.
Anyone interested in adopting a pet should first contact the Animal
Shelter. Lists of animals available for adoption are updated at the
SPECIAL EVENTS/PROGRAM AVAILABLE
Adopt-a-Pet Days are
held twice a year.
Rabies Clinic -
September 14, 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For information call (516) 677-5784.
Personnel are available for Animal Shelter tours and/or speakers for your
group. Contact the Animal Shelter between 8 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. for further