Runner Spotlight: Marisa

A woman in a yellow tank top and black shorts poses on the Coney Island Boardwalk at the end of the Brooklyn Half Marathon, holding up her finisher's medal.

PAWS NY has a team of 17 runners participating in the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half while fundraising for our organization, and today we have the pleasure of introducing you to one of them: Marisa! This newlywed Manhattanite was planning to run the 2020 United Airlines NYC Half before it was canceled due to the…

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5 Ways to Improve Walks with Your Dog

Bruno, a PAWS NY pup, enjoys a walk out on a pier during sunset.

Celebrating “Walk Your Dog Month” in January is a good reminder for humans to keep up the walks even during the cold months. But how can you make your pup’s walks even better for them? Here are five tips to help improve your dog’s walks: Take Your Time – We may want to rush the…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Tim

In our most recent Annual Report, PAWS NY highlighted volunteer Tim and his work with client Richard and his dog, Bella. Click here to see the full Annual Report for FY 2022 and keep scrolling to learn more about Tim! When Tim first started volunteering with Richard and Bella in July of 2019, Bella was…

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Runner Spotlight: Annie

For the second year in a row, volunteer Annie is running the TCS New York City Marathon on behalf of PAWS NY! She’s been walking Valla for several years now and loves highlighting their walks on her social media. Annie ran Division I track and cross country for Lehigh University and loves running along the…

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Runner Spotlight: Justin

We’re 11 days away from the TCS New York City Marathon, and we’ve got another Runner Spotlight for you: Justin! Justin understands the importance of the human-animal bond and has seen first-hand the need for PAWS NY: “Someone close to me had major obstacles with taking care of her pets in the past, so I’m…

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Runner Spotlight: Harrison

Today’s Runner Spotlight keeps a family tradition alive! Living in Huntington, NY, Harrison watched his father regularly participate in the NYC Marathon and he’s excited to turn the tables this year and run while his father cheers him on! Read more about Harrison in his Q&A below, including his favorite places to run and his…

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Runner Spotlight: Gigi

We’re giving a huge shoutout to Gigi, who is running the TCS New York City Marathon on Team PAWS NY this year! Gigi originally joined the PAWS cause for the 2020 Marathon, but after that event was canceled, she postponed her participation until this year.  Over the past two years, Gigi has continued to train…

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