News & Press Releases

The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation Awards $2,500 Grant to PAWS NY

December 5, 2022

The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, a longtime funder of PAWS NY, recently awarded the organization a $2,500 general operating support grant. These funds will help PAWS NY continue to serve New Yorkers and their pets in all five boroughs of New York City. Thanks to The Fan…

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Impact Infographic: During the fiscal year 2022, PAWS NY helped a total of 229 New Yorkers, including 72 clients & their 91 pets with our Housecall Program. Trained 859 new volunteers in all five boroughs of NYC. Coordinated 96 veterinary visits, worth a retail value of $29,909, and more!

Presenting the PAWS NY Annual Report for FY 2022

November 21, 2022

PAWS NY is pleased to share its Annual Report for the 2022 fiscal year, ending June 30, 2022. Click here to download the full report. We consistently appreciate the support and dedication of the amazing PAWS NY community. Your steadfast commitment to our work has helped us to successfully navigate…

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Runner Spotlight: Annie

November 3, 2022

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…

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Runner Spotlight: Justin

October 26, 2022

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…

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Runner Spotlight: Harrison

October 24, 2022

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…

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Runner Spotlight: Gigi

October 20, 2022

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,…

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A woman with dark brown wavy hair smiles, holding a fluffy light brown dog next to her face. They fill up most of the photo, but the background is blurred sparkling holiday decorations.

Runner Spotlight: Alexa

October 11, 2022

Alexa is a super supporter of PAWS NY! Earlier this year, she fundraised for PAWS and ran the Brooklyn Half Marathon, and now is fundraising once again in order to participate in the TCS New York City Marathon!  This Brooklynite has been an active runner since high school and you…

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A small brown and grey dog wears a black harness connected to a red leash, and stands on the sidewalk, next to a woman in pink socks and brown boots.

Petco Love Awards PAWS NY $1,000 Grant

October 6, 2022

Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY recently received a $1,000 grant from Petco Love, a national nonprofit leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested $330 million in adoption…

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Runner Spotlight: Michael

September 27, 2022

Long-time runner Michael recently lost his first pup due to cancer and is fundraising for PAWS NY in honor of him! Having completed nine full marathons–five of which were the major ones–Michael will also be competing in the Tokyo Marathon next year!  Learn more about Michael in his Q&A below! …

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Runner Spotlight: Jacob

September 21, 2022

After completing the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon, Jacob fell in love with running and is excited to run the NYC Marathon again this year, in support of PAWS NY. He understands the importance of being able to help an organization by doing something he loves and in 2015, Jacob raised…

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