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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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Adoption Updates: Midnight and Inky & Joy

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

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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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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Lauren

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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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Hilary

Next up in our Volunteer Appreciation Week series is Hilary, who has been volunteering with PAWS NY since February 2017. How did you hear about PAWS NY? Through my former roommate, a fellow volunteer named Shaynna who has since moved across the pond. Why are you passionate about PAWS and our mission of helping people…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Stephanie

In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, we want to highlight some of the amazing volunteers who help PAWS NY strive toward its mission every day. First up: Stephanie! How did you hear about PAWS NY? My best friend told me about it because she knew I loved dogs and helping the elderly. Why are you…

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