Runner Spotlight: Jacob

After completing the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon, Jacob fell in love with running and is excited to run the NYC Marathon again this year, in support of PAWS NY. He understands the importance of being able to help an organization by doing something he loves and in 2015, Jacob raised more than $2,000 Trans Lifeline.…

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Runner Spotlight: Gia

As a veterinary student, Gia knows the importance of the human-animal bond and wanted to support PAWS NY by running the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on November 6! Although Gia is a new runner, she’s found a true connection with running and wants to be a part of future marathons, and we’re happy…

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Runner Spotlight: Nicole

Nicole standing behind the street.

Introducing Nicole, another one of the amazing individuals running the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on our behalf on November 6! After supporting PAWS NY as a volunteer and realizing the impact it has on the NYC community, Nicole wanted to expand her support a bit more, so she is fundraising on our behalf…

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September Pet-Friendly Events in NYC

A woman in a bright pink PAWS NY t-shirt wears a black hat and face mask and stands behind a table with a PAWS NY tablecloth and other giveaways on it. She's outdoors, at a street fair.

We can’t believe September is almost here! If you’re looking for fun pet-friendly events to attend this fall, check out some of the NYC-based events and activities below. Plus, you can always sign up for an upcoming Virtual Volunteer Orientation to get involved with PAWS NY this year too! Must Love Dogs and Comedy Boris…

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Runner Spotlight: Bri

Bri and her dog hugging

Running the NYC Marathon is a true feat, so we’re excited to give a shoutout to Bri, who is running this year’s TCS New York City Marathon with her husband Peter! From Fillmore, California, Bri ran her first half marathon in 2007 and she has been hooked on running ever since. Read more about Bri in…

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Runner Spotlight: Devery

Devery standing infront of lake and rock

Devery will be traveling from Denver, Colorado, to run the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on behalf of PAWS NY. She wanted to challenge herself with a full marathon, and NYC will be the perfect time & place for her to do so! Working in the pet industry, Devery knew she wanted to support…

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Runner Spotlight: Shay

A woman with dark hair and sunglasses stands in front of a balloon archway with her dog, a black lab mix. She is wearing a white tank top and black shorts, while the dog has a yellow harness.

PAWS NY is excited to once again have a team running in the TCS New York City Marathon this year—and we want to introduce you to our fabulous runners. First up is Shay from Brooklyn, who is excited to fundraise and run on behalf of PAWS NY in the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon. …

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Staff Shoutout: Dalilah Gonzalez

PAWS NY is excited to welcome Dalilah as our Community Outreach Intern for the summer! Originally from Upper Manhattan, Dalilah is a college student studying psychology and she will be helping with all areas of communication and community outreach this summer, including social media, partner events, and more! Learn more about Dalilah and her pup…

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PAWS NY and Rachel Herman on PIX11 News

A screenshot of a PIX11 television interview: split screen between two news anchors on the left, and Rachel Herman, PAWS NY founder and executive director, on the right.

Rachel Herman, the Founder and Executive Director of PAWS NY, was interviewed on PIX11 News at 4pm on Monday, May 9, 2022, to discuss the organization’s work and its upcoming fundraiser. Watch the full interview below. Thanks to Kori Chambers, Arrianee LeBeau, and the PIX11 team for featuring PAWS NY!

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