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Long-time Brookhaven Animal Shelter Resident Finds a Home

Floral Park couple adopts Mary, a canine who has called the Town shelter home the past three years.

Mary is home. Finally.

After spending three years at the Brookhaven Animal Shelter, and earning the title of longest resident, the four-year-old canine is now living with a Floral Park couple.

Patch called the shelter today to get the heart-warming details of the adoption, and will provide how it all came about as soon as possible.

For now though, you can see some great pictures of Mary on her ride home, the loving couple who adopted her and all the well-wishers' comments as Mary, whose last name is now D'Dogue, has her own Facebook page.

The adoption came after a very heart-felt plea by animal shelter leaders, a special VIP event where Mary was the special guest of the Blue Point Brewing Company and Woof Stock, a shelter event held this past weekend. Patch wrote about the effort and it was clear Mary had plenty of people rooting for her to be adopted.

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There are still about 199 dogs and cats needing homes. If you're interested in giving a home to a loving animal the adoption shelter is open seven days a week from 9:30 to 4 p.m. and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. You can call 631-286-4940 or check out other animals needing homes by visiting the shelter’s website.

Pazi Steklo August 08, 2012 at 07:24 PM
Yeah!!!! happy doggie! I love happy endings!
Pandadoll August 08, 2012 at 10:42 PM
Another pet in need of help - !! URGENT !! - - - - - - - Adult only household with no other pets. Please share WITH these conditions included, as proper placement is a MUST! Call LAP at 631-757-9373 or e-mail DOGS@LAPHuntington.org A.S.A.P. - CLICK fo detailed INFO - http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/18942964
Eugene Wohlfarth August 09, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Pandadoll, we have share the information.
Donna September 08, 2012 at 05:32 PM
We adopted our dog "Finnegan" (now known as Cyrus ) - after him living at the Brookhaven Animal Shelter for 1 1/2 years. He has been a wonderful addition to our family. Kudos to the couple who adopted him - he's been waiting a long time for you!

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