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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Annie

September 13, 2021

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…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Noella

September 1, 2021

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,…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Kyle

August 16, 2021

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…

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Newly Named Petco Love Invests in Lifesaving Work of PAWS NY

August 12, 2021

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…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Denise

August 11, 2021

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…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Dawn

August 6, 2021

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…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Christian

July 29, 2021

For our next Runner Spotlight, the NYC Marathon runs in the family! Christian’s Dad ran the race several times and now Christian, who lives in Manhattan, hopes to improve upon his 2019 Marathon time, while supporting PAWS NY!  “I have seen firsthand the joy that pets can bring to close…

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Drink Up this Advice for Pet Hydration Month

July 28, 2021

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…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Carly

July 19, 2021

We have less than four months until the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon, and PAWS NY is thrilled that we have an amazing team of runners hitting the pavement on our behalf. We want you to get to know the runners of Team PAWS NY, so check out today’s…

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On Pet Fire Safety Day, Take Steps to Be Prepared

July 15, 2021

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…

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