National Preparedness Month 2021

September is National Preparedness Month! PAWS NY encourages you to take time to make emergency plans for you and your family, including your pets. Last week, PAWS NY participated in the NYC Office of Emergency Management‘s Protecting One Another: Pets and Service Animal Preparedness Fair in Union Square. Other local animal welfare organizations participated as well,…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Annie

Annie is our next Runner Spotlight! A volunteer with PAWS NY since 2018, Annie is looking to improve upon her race time after running the TCS New York City Marathon in 2019. “I have been dog walking for PAWS NY since April 2018,” she said. “I’ve been walking a golden retriever named Valla now for…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Noella

Kick off September with Noella’s Runner Spotlight! This Brooklynite had to take some time off from running due to a knee injury, but she’s back and ready to tackle her first-ever Marathon! Noella has volunteered with PAWS NY in the past and loves to take long walks with her pup, Elsie.  “Older adults are such…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Kyle

Today’s Runner Spotlight is all about Kyle! A Knicks fan and avid runner, Kyle already had guaranteed entry to the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon, but still wanted to fundraise on behalf of a Charity Partner for the race. As someone who grew up with dogs, and has a dog of his own, PAWS…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Dawn

In today’s Runner Spotlight, meet Dawn! Currently working as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion practitioner, Dawn (she/her/hers) is moving from Manhattan to Maryland this summer, and we’re excited to stay connected with her for the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon. Dawn previously volunteered for PAWS NY a few years ago and is passionate about…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Christian

For our next Runner Spotlight, the NYC Marathon runs in the family! Christian’s Dad ran the race several times and now Christian, who lives in Manhattan, hopes to improve upon his 2019 Marathon time, while supporting PAWS NY!  “I have seen firsthand the joy that pets can bring to close friends and family and I…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Carly

We have less than four months until the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon, and PAWS NY is thrilled that we have an amazing team of runners hitting the pavement on our behalf. We want you to get to know the runners of Team PAWS NY, so check out today’s runner spotlight: Carly! A former…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Kesone

As we move into a New Year, we’re hopeful that the runners who have been fundraising on behalf of PAWS NY will be able to participate in a TCS NYC Marathon post-COVID. We’re so honored to have six runners who have been training and fundraising, even without knowing when they will compete in the Marathon—and…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Emily

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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