Volunteer Spotlight: Alexis (Chung Ah)

Alexis (Chung Ah) Spotlight - A woman with dark hair hides mose of her face behind a white dog that she holds in her lap. Both are looking at the camera, and you can see the woman's eyes behind the dog's head.

Alexis (Chung Ah) first got involved with PAWS NY about a year ago, as she missed interacting with pets while in college and law school. Originally from Seoul, South Korea, she grew up with pets and her dad even started a pet food business, so volunteering with animals was an easy decision. One Google search…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Connie

Connie Volunteer Spotlight - A woman with dark hair and sunglasses makes a kissy face at the camera, while a dog with black curly fur leans up to kiss her face. They are outside in a grassy field with a lightly cloudy sky.

Today’s Volunteer Spotlight is all about Connie, who joined PAWS NY specifically as a foster volunteer in November 2021. She has been a long-term foster for Sonny, who is part of our Preserving Families in Times of Crisis program, which is funded by PetSmart Charities, and we’re so grateful for her patience and dedication working…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Scott

Scott Volunteer Spotlight - A man with silver hair and glasses in a dark long-sleeved shirt lounges and lays back on a couch, with a small dog tucked up on his left side, and a larger yellow lab curled up on his right side.

This Volunteer Appreciation Week, we’re spotlighting a few of our amazing foster volunteers! With ongoing support of our regular clients and our new Preserving Families in Times of Crisis program, which is funded by PetSmart Charities, we’ve had a lot of need for foster volunteers in recent months. Thank you so much to these dedicated…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Suchita

Get to know Suchita, who has been a volunteer with PAWS NY since July 2019. A major animal lover, Suchita has fostered several dogs through PAWS, in addition to her work through the Housecall Program, and she adopted her own pup, Sasha, last year. She even has a tattoo of paw-prints on her wrist! Originally…

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Two Cats Need Fur-ever Homes: Lucy and Casey

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 [email protected] if you are interested in providing a home for…

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Update: You can view the segment featuring PAWS NY at this link. Forget Saturday morning cartoons! On Saturday, August 29, tune in to NBC’s Weekend TODAY around 7:50am to hear an update from PAWS NY! (Please note: this is a new date. The segment was originally scheduled to air on August 15, but has been pushed back…

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Fur-ever Home Needed for Sparrow

Calling all cat lovers! Meet Sparrow. This senior cat had a lonely year and we need your help to give him a safe, loving home to live out his golden years!  A 13-year-old, neutered, short hair cat, Sparrow has lived with his guardian for his whole life. Although he and his cat-mom had a good…

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