Animal Shelter

Betty White Challenge to Benefit Animal Shelters

Participating in the Betty White challenge to honor the legendary actress’ 100th birthday with a donation to the Brookhaven Animal Shelter? Donate online now or send a check made out to “Brookhaven Town” with “Animal Shelter-Betty White Challenge” to Town of Brookhaven Department of Finance, 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville, 11738.

The “Betty White Challenge” developed on social media following her death on December 31, 2021, asking people to donate in the well-known actress and animal lover/animal welfare advocate to their local animal shelter and rescue organization. 

New Hours of Operation

Brookhaven’s Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is closed to the public until further notice. Those still interested in adoption, foster care or who have questions on redemption are asked to call the Shelter at 631-451-6950 during business hours, Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm; Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm; and Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. To speak with a member of the Animal Shelter staff select option #2. We are looking forward to having all of our volunteers back soon!

Fosters / Adopters

During this time of need, the Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is looking for fosters/adopters for medium to large mixed breed dogs. We have dogs that will require a single pet household as well as some that get along with other dogs. We also have a number of dogs with some behavioral issues such as anxiety, guarding of food, toys or space, stranger reactivity, or some barrier reactivity and will require a very specific type of home. If you are able to take on a dog that fits any of this criteria, please complete our online Matchmaker Application (Dog ApplicationCat Application) and a member of our staff will be in touch with you. Please note that all potential fosters/adopters will be required to make an appointment to visit the shelter for a "meet and greet" along with any other members and/or dogs that live in the household, as well as provide proof of home ownership or written landlord/homeowner approval.

About the Animal Shelter

The Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center staff is dedicated to helping the homeless pets in our township. Contact the Animal Shelter

Additionally, coalition building with private humane societies and other animal organizations, significant upgrades to the kennels and shelter atmosphere, the addition of an education room and new training programs for the staff have all contributed to recent successes.

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  1. Rudolph22-OA-0001, male lion head bunny at the shelter up for adoption

    Rudolph

    Meet Rudolph! Read on...
  2. Bowser0007, lop mix male grey and white

    Bowser

    Meet Bowser! Read on...
  3. Clarice3250, black and white female kitten up for adoption

    Clarice

    Meet Clarice! Read on...
  4. Pepper00241, gray female bunny up for adoption

    Pepper

    Meet Pepper! Read on...
  5. Bella0018, brown and white spayed female bunny up for adoption

    Bella

    Meet Bella! Read on...
  6. Hazel0017, brown and white spayed female bunny up for adoption

    Hazel

    Meet Hazel! Read on...
  7. Dean00141, white and black male neutered bunny up for adoption

    Dean

    Meet Dean! Read on...
  8. Trouble0013, grey and white male neutered bunny up for adoption

    Trouble

    Meet Trouble! Read on...
  9. Pixie0016 Dixie0015, brown and white, black and white female spayed bunnies up for adoption

    Dixie & Pixie

    Dixie and Pixie! Read on...
  10. Max Steele0019, gray and white male neutered bunny up for adoption

    Max Steele

    Meet Max Steele! Read on...
  11. Zuma8005, brindle and white mix male available for adoption

    Zuma

    Sweet Zuma! Read on...
  12. Artemis23401, white, brown and tan mix female at the shelter up for adoption

    Artemis

    Meet Artemis! Read on...
  13. Athena23371, tan and white female mix up for adoption

    Athena

    Athena is playful, energetic and loves to go out and have fun with you. Read on...
  14. Lennon2263, brown and white mix neutered male up for adoption/foster

    Lennon

    Meet Lennon! Read on...
  15. Anastasia2327, brown and white female mix up for adoption

    Anastasia

    Introducing Anastasia! Read on...
  16. Misty2329, brown and white spayed female mix up for adoption

    Misty

    Sweet Misty! Read on...
  17. Sam2328, grey and white male mix available for adoption

    Sam

    Meet Sam! Read on...
  18. Thanos43562, brown and white male mix outside at the shelter available for adoption

    Thanos

    Thanos is full of love with tons energy and happiness to share. Read on...
  19. Joy1, brindle and white spayed female mix up for adoption

    Joy

    Meet Joy! Read on...
  20. Philly42534, brindle and white female mix up for adoption

    Philly

    Sweet Philly! Read on...
  21. Hendrixx43021, brindle and white male neutered mix up for adoption

    Hendrixx

    Introducing Hendrixx! This hunk is a happy, outgoing and very playful guy who is looking for a love connection. Read on...
  22. Billy4326, black and white male neutered mix up for adoption at the shelter

    Billy

    Meet Billy!! Read on...
  23. Graham1, tan and white male neutered mix up for adoption

    Graham

    Meet goofy Graham! Read on...
  24. Lola2265, white and red mix female spayed available for adoption

    Lola

    This adorable and sweet girl is looking for love. Read on...
  25. Cassandra4309, black and white mix female available for adoption

    Cassandra

    Sweet Cassandra! Read on...
  26. Jolly4342, brindle and white mix male neutered dog available for adoption

    Savie

    Savie is a happy, playful and outgoing guy who just needs a shot at a second chance. Read on...
  27. Hank4330, grey mix male available for adoption

    Hank

    Hank is curious, energetic guy who loves to go out and have fun with you. Read on...
  28. Monty42813, tan and white male neutered shep mix at the shelter available for adoption

    Monty

    This happy go lucky guy is Monty, he is in the market for a new and loving family. Read on...
  29. Cerina22951, tan and white spayed female mix available at the shelter

    Cerina

    This very beautiful girl is Cerina. She is sweet, gentle and looking for her place in this world. Read on...
  30. Doedoe22541, white and grey merle neutered male who is deaf and available for adoption

    Doedoe

    Meet Doedoe! Read on...
  31. Rupert22841, tan and white male neutered mix available for adoption

    Rupert

    Introducing Rupert! This hunk is a happy, outgoing and playful guy who is looking for a love connection. Read on...
  32. Dutch4141, merle and white male neutered mix available for adoption

    Dutch

    Meet Dutch! Read on...
  33. Sophie42561, black and tan spayed female senior at the shelter ready for adoption

    Sophie

    Sweet sweet Sophie! Read on...
  34. Maggie4198, black and white female mix at the shelter available for adoption

    Maggie

    Sweet Maggie! Read on...
  35. Edith4079, black and white mix female at the shelter up for adoption

    Edith

    This beauty is Edith! She is looking for a family to love, a place to call home and bed of her own. Read on...
  36. Twistee, black and white spayed female at the shelter wearing a red bandana available for adoption

    Twistee

    Here is a sneak peek at Twistee! Read on...
  37. Caesar, white and tan male neutered mix named Caesar available for adoption at the shelter

    Caesar

    Meet Caesar, this super sweet and very happy guy is looking for love. Read on...
  38. Shelly4060, brown and white mix spayed female available for adoption

    Shelly

    Meet Shelly! This beautiful and super sweet girl is a ball of sunshine. Read on...
  39. Hannah5328, white and grey mix spayed female at the shelter available for adoption

    Hannah

    Meet Hannah! This beautiful and super sweet girl is a ball of sunshine. Read on...
  40. Libby52681, black and white female available for adoption at the shelter

    Libby

    Meet Libby! Read on...
  41. SimbaEaster, white and brown male neutered mix dressed up for Easter at the shelter

    Simba

    SImba is a sweet guy who is so mixed up and confused as to why he is homeless. Read on...
  42. Dougiexmas, brown merle mix dog

    Dougie

    Dougie is looking for a second chance, could you be the soul mate he is waiting for? Read on...