Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda

Volunteer Amanda has been working with PAWS NY since January 2019, mostly walking guide dog Valla for her guardian Dawn. “Growing up with pets, I’ve always been aware of the love, companionship, and support they provide in good times and bad,” Amanda says. “I believe no one should have to lose a pet due to…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15 each year. This national event traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of the Hispanic and Latinx communities while celebrating the heritage rooted in all Latin American countries.  September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for the Latin American countries of Costa…

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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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Newly Named Petco Love Invests in Lifesaving Work of PAWS NY

Petco Love Grant of $1,000 will help save and improve pet lives in New York City New York, NY (August 12, 2021) – Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY announced today a $1,000 grant investment from the newly named Petco Love to support their lifesaving work for people and animals in New York City. Petco…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Denise

Today’s Volunteer Spotlight is Denise, who joined the PAWS NY team in July 2020. Denise has been a Vet Transport Rockstar and has helped out Susi, Angel Baby, and Janeau several times over the past year.  “Pets are more than just companions, they are family,” Denise said. “I like the idea of helping clients keep…

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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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