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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Amy

October 20, 2020

It’s time for another Volunteer Spotlight, and this time we want to recognize Amy, who has been a volunteer since early 2019. Overall, our volunteers help our clients with day-to-day pet care and some sign up for longer-term foster care. Amy, a superstar volunteer, has done both! Originally from Cleveland,…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Emily

October 15, 2020

We’ve got another Marathon Runner Spotlight for you! Emily is a PAWS NY volunteer and supporter who helped us ring the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate our 10th Anniversary in 2019. She ran the Brooklyn Half Marathon in 2016 and has been itching to complete…

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Two Cats Need Fur-ever Homes: Lucy and Casey

October 7, 2020

PAWS NY has two lovely cats who are in need of fur-ever homes. We’re looking for an adopter for spunky gray Casey and sweet senior Lucy needs a foster and fur-ever home. See below for more information about each of these kitties. Email Liz at liz.raganella@pawsny.org if you are interested…

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COVID-19 Update: September 2020

September 28, 2020

Six months after the initial shutdowns in New York City, the COVID-19 pandemic is still making an impact on our city and organization. PAWS NY CLIENTS AND PROGRAMS The PAWS NY leadership and Board of Directors are discussing how we can resume our Housecall Program, which was suspended in March.…

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Foster Needed for Lucy, a Sweet Russian White Cat

September 21, 2020

One of our PAWS NY clients is recovering in a rehabilitation facility after surgery and we are looking for a foster for her cat, Lucy. Please see below for more info and email Liz.Raganella@pawsny.org if you are interested in opening your home to Lucy. LUCY: ? 12-year-old Russian White cat? Very…

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Marathon Runner Spotlight: Valerie

September 16, 2020

This Runner Spotlight is all about Valerie, a long-time supporter of PAWS NY who has participated in the United NYC Half Marathon on behalf of PAWS several times! Splitting her time between NYC and Italy, Valerie is currently in Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy, and has a truly moving story. “I…

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Virtual 5K to Benefit PAWS NY

September 9, 2020

Join PAWS NY this fall for a Virtual 5K that will raise money to help vulnerable New Yorkers stay with their pets! Any time during the two weeks from October 24 to November 7, participants can run, walk, skip, bike, or whatever for 3.1 miles in support of PAWS NY.…

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PAWS NY Partners with Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co.

September 3, 2020

Calling all coffee fiends! If you enjoy a great cup of coffee with a side of adorable pups, we have the thing for you.  PAWS NY has partnered with Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. to receive a 15% discount on all of their coffee products, plus the company will donate…

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Weekend Today Show Highlights PAWS NY’s Impact During COVID-19

September 2, 2020

On Saturday, August 29, PAWS NY was included in a segment on NBC’s Weekend Today show. NBC Correspondent Anne Thompson interviewed PAWS NY Executive Director Rachel Herman, as well as our client Lorraine (and her pup Frenchie!) and volunteer Anne. See the full segment below or visit this link! Volunteer…

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Imperial Court of NY Photo Competition to Benefit PAWS NY

August 31, 2020

PHOTO SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit your photos by Sunday, October 4, to participate in the Project Dogs on the Runway Photo Contest! Visit this website to submit your photo today! The Imperial Court of NY (ICNY), a social, fundraising organization that has raised millions of dollars for social service and…

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