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How Owning a Pet Can Benefit Your Health

Here at PAWS NY, we honor the emotional, physical health, and social benefits of the human-animal bond, and we work so that a lack of ability never threatens to separate humans from their animal companions. For instance, check out some research and data below that backs up this important human-animal bond that is so physically…

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PAWS NY Offering Virtual Volunteer Orientations

With New York City’s stay-at-home orders, PAWS NY continues to connect with potential volunteers via virtual trainings. NEW YORK, May 21, 2020 – Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY is offering Virtual Volunteer Orientations via Google Meet, allowing interested individuals to learn more about the organization and participate as a volunteer in the future. Upcoming Virtual Volunteer…

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We’re Hiring: Development Manager

PAWS NY is currently hiring a full-time Development Manager! Please see below for details. POSITION DESCRIPTION: FULL-TIME DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Job Title:                  Development ManagerReports to:              Executive DirectorCompensation:       Commensurate with experience plus health Position PAWS NY is hiring the organization’s first full-time Development Manager.  The Development Manager will…

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Staff Shoutout: Carrie

Day-to-day operations at PAWS NY are a bit crazy with everything going on lately, so we wanted to do a Staff Shoutout to highlight the work that our wonderful team has been doing. First up is PAWS NY Program Director Carrie, who recently celebrated her 7th Anniversary of working at PAWS, having started in this…

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Adoption Updates: Midnight, Inky & Joy, and Gizmo

In recent months, we’ve been looking to find fur-ever homes for a few of our PAWS NY pets, including senior chihuahua Midnight, a bonded pair of black cats named Inky & Joy, and adorable shih tzu Gizmo. In honor of National Pet Week, we wanted to share all of the happy adoption updates about these…

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NYC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES NYC COVID-19 PET HOTLINE

NYC Emergency Management and Mayor’s Office of Animal Welfare partner with animal welfare groups to provide a safety net for people’s pets. NEW YORK — The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Mayor’s Office of Animal Welfare today announced the launch of the NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline. The Pet Hotline will serve as…

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How has PAWS NY supported our clients during the COVID-19 outbreak?

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, PAWS NY has been working tirelessly to provide pet food deliveries, as well as emergency vet care and foster services, to our clients across New York City. PAWS is not just continuing with these services, but  increasing support during this crisis.  Dolly and Max are two loveable pups that call Sara their dog-mom!…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Mary

Wrap up Volunteer Appreciation Week with this cute story from PAWS NY volunteer Mary. How did you hear about PAWS NY? Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people by helping pets? For many years, I had the pleasure of walking Polly, my neighbor’s seeing eye dog. Polly was everything you…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Anne

Get to know Anne, one of PAWS NY’s awesome volunteers, and help us celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week! How did you hear about PAWS NY? I heard about PAWS through my friend Tara, who has been volunteering for several years and is on the board. Her family is very involved with PAWS and she really inspired…

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