Volunteering

PAWS NY + Strut Your Mutt 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that PAWS NY is participating in the Best Friends Strut Your Mutt event for the fourth year in a row! This year’s event will take place on Saturday, October 6th, and we hope you’ll join us! Strut Your Mutt is a charity dog walk and dog-themed festival benefiting animal welfare groups and Best Friends Animal Society.…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Emily!

March 7, 2017: Meet PAWS NY volunteer, Emily Roy! Volunteering With PAWS Your name: Emily Roy Who you help (Client & Pet): Buj and Jake Volunteer since: August, 2015 A typical visit with your client and pet: Jake leads the way on our walk and we go where he wants, when he wants. After a…

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PAWS NY 2016 Calendars on Sale Now!

November 5, 2016: Get your 2016 PAWS NY calendar! Each month highlights one of our clients, their pet, and a volunteer, and includes a special quote from each client.  Calendars are $15 each, and all proceeds go directly toward helping our clients and their pets stay together.  Order your calendar today, and make a difference!…

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Foster Home Needed for Client's Dog

March 3, 2015: A client has been hospitalized and we are in need of a temporary foster home for his chihuahua, Lucca. It takes Lucca time to warm up, but when she does, she is very loving. Lucca has become fearful and anxious since being separated from her guardian, and as a result, she has…

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2015 PAWS NY Calendars Now On Sale!

November 24, 2014: Get your 2015 PAWS NY calendar today! Each month highlights a different client and his or her pets and includes a special quote from each client.  Calendars are $15 each, and all proceeds go directly toward helping our clients and their pets stay together.  Order your calendar today, and make a difference!…

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Check Out Our New PAWS NY Promo Video!

Our new video is ready! Check it out and learn more about the great work we’re doing to help keep people and pets together.  Huge thank you to Aaron Langley for putting together the video and to Idealist for the footage.  Enjoy!

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"Mondays with Nora" – A Volunteer's Story

November 6, 2014: Sue Hurell Nickles is one of our dedicated volunteers, and she recently wrote an article called “Mondays with Nora” about her weekly visits with one of our clients.  It appears in the November issue of The Healthcare Marketer’s Exchange, which is a monthly digital and print magazine written by and for members of a…

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Volunteer Spotlight Series

October 29, 2014: We are pleased to announce the launch of our new monthly Volunteer Spotlight series! Each month we will share with you a story of one of our dedicated volunteers. Our volunteers are the backbone of our organization, and it is because of their commitment that we are able to carry out our mission each and…

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PAWS NY Featured in Idealist Video!

We are thrilled to announce that Idealist’s latest video features our organization and tells the story of why our Founder, Rachel Herman, started our organization and how Idealist has helped us get to where we are today! Big thanks to Idealist for telling our story!

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First Annual PAWS NY Holiday Pet Stocking Party!

Our Holiday Pet Stocking Party was a huge success!  Volunteers came together at our office in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and they decorated and filled more than 60 stockings for our clients’ beloved pets!  In addition to the stocking activities, volunteers had an opportunity to meet other volunteers as well as PAWS NY staff and Board Members.…

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