We’ve got another Marathon Runner Spotlight for you! Emily is a PAWS NY volunteer and supporter who helped us ring the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate our 10th Anniversary in 2019. She ran the Brooklyn Half Marathon in 2016 and has been itching to complete a marathon ever since. “I…

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This Runner Spotlight is all about Valerie, a long-time supporter of PAWS NY who has participated in the United NYC Half Marathon on behalf of PAWS several times! Splitting her time between NYC and Italy, Valerie is currently in Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy, and has a truly moving story. “I recently battled Melanoma Skin Cancer,…

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The 2020 TCS NYC Marathon may be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but several of the PAWS NY runners are continuing to fundraise and train, in hopes of participating in a future marathon. Gigi, one of our PAWS NY runners, is not only planning to run a future NYC Marathon, but she is also…

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It’s been four months since the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic hit New York City. PAWS NY has been working tirelessly to provide for our clients and pets, continue operations, and fundraise for the organization. While our Housecall Program is suspended for the time being, there is still plenty to do. Scroll down to read a…

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Get inspired by the amazing runners who will be participating in the TCS NYC Marathon on behalf of PAWS NY! First up in our Runner Spotlight series: Christopher! Christopher is a PAWS volunteer who lives in Brooklyn and specializes in running long-distance races. Here in NYC, Christopher likes to run the Manhattan Bridge and along…

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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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NYC Emergency Management and Mayor’s Office of Animal Welfare partner with animal welfare groups to provide a safety net for people’s pets. UPDATE on 9/22/2020: The NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline has had significant reach, impacting over 17,000 animals since it began on April 20, 2020. As time has progressed, the volume of need, specifically, COVID-related…

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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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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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We’re highlighting awesome PAWS NY volunteers in honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week…and next up is Lauren! How did you hear about PAWS NY?  I watched a heartwarming NY1 story about PAWS, their clients, volunteers, and outreach.  Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people by helping pets?  I am a passionate…

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