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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Drink Up this Advice for Pet Hydration Month

In honor of Pet Hydration Month, we wanted to share some tips and advice for keeping your pet(s) happy and healthy. Did you know that your pet’s body is made up of almost 80% water?! First and foremost, make sure to have fresh, clean water available for your pet(s) at all times. Keep an eye…

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On Pet Fire Safety Day, Take Steps to Be Prepared

In honor of National Pet Fire Safety Day today (July 15), we wanted to share some tips and advice for keeping your pet(s) safe in case of an emergency.  First and foremost, make sure to include your pet(s) in your family’s planning. Below are some recommended steps to take.  Have a disaster bag ready at…

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Sweet Senior Chihuahua / Pug Mix Needs Fur-ever Home

You may recognize PAWS pup Peanut, who has been in foster care for the past year while his guardian dealt with complicated health concerns. Sadly, Peanut’s guardian passed away, and PAWS NY is currently working to find him a forever home. Peanut is a gem and would be a wonderful match for someone looking for…

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Fur-ever Home Needed for Sparrow

Calling all cat lovers! Meet Sparrow. This senior cat had a lonely year and we need your help to give him a safe, loving home to live out his golden years!  A 13-year-old, neutered, short hair cat, Sparrow has lived with his guardian for his whole life. Although he and his cat-mom had a good…

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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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