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Adoptapalooza - Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Bark in the Park - Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Matilda's Annual Celebration - Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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Clear the Shelters - August 15, 2015
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Help Us Bring More NYC Pets to the People!
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Free Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care
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Leo? Make your birthday count for NYC's shelter pets this month!
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Adopt a Pet!
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Keep the Wheels Turning for NYC's Animals
Featured News, Events & Initiatives
Adoptapalooza Prospect Park – August 1, 2015

Adoptapalooza Prospect Park – August 1, 2015

This summer, the Alliance is proud to present Adoptapalooza in partnership with the Petfinder Foundation — this time in Brooklyn! More than 150 dogs and cats will be available for adoption from over a dozen Alliance Participating Organizations.

Bark in the Park – August 2, 2015

Bark in the Park – August 2, 2015

Bring your dog to the ballgame, or come and adopt a new best friend, as the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Batavia Muckdogs!

Matilda's Annual Celebration – August 5, 2015

Matilda's Annual Celebration – August 5, 2015

This year, Matilda the Algonquin Cat's celebration will honor NYPD's Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad and feature a cat fashion show by Ada Nieves.

Clear the Shelters – August 15, 2015

Clear the Shelters – August 15, 2015

NBC New York and Telemundo 47 are partnering with dozens of shelters throughout the region to help find animals permanent loving homes on "Clear the Shelters" Day, Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Broadway Barks 17 – July 11, 2015

Broadway Barks 17 – July 11, 2015

Broadway Barks is a free, star-studded dog and cat adoptathon benefiting NYC animal groups. The annual event takes place in Shubert Alley, with festivities and celebrity presentations of adoptable pets from citywide animal shelters.

Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Evon Handras

Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Evon Handras

Helping community cats is not new to Evon Handras. Long before she began working with the Alliance she was feeding and rescuing stray and feral cats in her Queens neighborhood.

Support Life-Saving Adoption Events in NYC

Support Life-Saving Adoption Events in NYC

Your support this month will help the Alliance organize more successful events on behalf of NYC's animal welfare community, and continue working to join homeless animals with their future happy adopters and save precious lives in NYC.

ew Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care

Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care

Become a Certified TNR Caretaker! Learn the basics of TNR and colony care in this hands-on workshop designed by Alley Cat Allies, the ASPCA, and the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals.

Join the Alliance Giving Team

Join the Alliance Giving Team

Now you can dedicate any special occasion to NYC's homeless pets or community cats! Make the most of your big day by setting up an online fundraising page for the Alliance in honor of the special events, people, and pets in your life.

Spring Donations Fund Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Clinics in NYC

Spring Donations Fund Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Clinics in NYC

Our spring community cat spay/neuter campaign already has made an impact toward reducing the number of kittens that will be born on NYC streets this year!

Online Toolkit Provides Social Workers with Resources to Help Pet Owners in Crisis

Online Toolkit Provides Social Workers with Resources to Help Pet Owners in Crisis

This comprehensive guide by the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals covers topics such as domestic violence, homelessness, hoarding, illness, and more.

Keep the Wheels Turning for NYC's Animals

Keep the Wheels Turning for NYC's Animals

This month, as we race to help even more animals find homes for the new year, please join our campaign to keep the Wheels of Hope reliably turning in 2015 and beyond.


2014 Progress Report

2014 Progress Report

In 2014, the Alliance for NYC's Animals held steady on course to become a community where no healthy or treatable cats or dogs are killed simply because they do not have homes.

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

As we embarked on our second decade of life-saving initiatives, the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals celebrated many achievements in 2013.

Every Donation Makes a Difference

Every Donation Makes a Difference

You can help homeless dogs and cats find permanent, loving homes by supporting the programs that aid 150+ rescue groups and shelters in our city. Donations of all amounts are lifesaving for the nearly 29,000 dogs and cats entering our city shelters each year.

Volunteer with the Mayor's Alliance

Volunteer with the Mayor's Alliance

Our volunteers are a critical part of our success, and essential to achieving our collective goal: a "no-kill" New York City — a city that our dogs and cats can be proud to call home. Your time, energy, and skills are lifesaving for the nearly 29,000 dogs and cats who enter our city shelters each year.

Adopt a Pet

Adopt a Pet

Adopt a Little New Yorker Today! Your new best friend is waiting for you right now at an Alliance Participating Organization (APO) or at an adoption event in New York City.

Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Spaying or neutering your pet reduces euthanasia by preventing unwanted litters, and improves the health and behavior of your cat or dog.

Microchip Your Pet

Microchip Your Pet

Having your pets microchipped is one of the best ways to increase the chance that, if your pet becomes lost or stolen and winds up at an animal shelter or veterinary office, he or she can be returned to you.

License Your Dog

License Your Dog

Licensing contributes to animal control and the protection of the public health. The law requires that all owned dogs be licensed with the dog license tag attached to his/her collar while in public. Dog owners may be fined for violation of these laws.

Affordable Pet Services

Affordable Pet Services

New York City has several programs in place to help struggling pet owners continue to provide their furry family members with veterinary care, food, and other necessities when finances are tight.

Take a Trap-Neuter-Return Workshop

Take a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop

Become a Certified TNR Caretaker! Learn how to care for the feral and stray cats in your community and become eligible for free and low-cost services and support.

Brand New Amazon Charity Program Makes Us Smile

Amazon Charity Program Makes Us Smile

Designate the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals as your AmazonSmile charity, and Amazon will automatically donate 0.5% of your purchases to help save the lives of NYC's homeless pets when you shop at smile.amazon.com.

Your Online Shopping Can Save NYC's Pets!

Your Online Shopping Can Save NYC's Pets!

Shop with iGive.com and your everyday purchases from over 1,500 online stores will benefit NYC's homeless pets at no additional cost to you!


New York City Feral Cat Initiative

New York City Feral Cat Initiative

A program of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, the NYC Feral Cat Initiative is committed to solving New York City's feral cat overpopulation crisis through the humane, non-lethal method of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).

Wheels of Hope

Wheels of Hope

Wheels of Hope, the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals transport van program, carries animals from from Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) shelters to other shelters and rescue groups for adoption.

Picasso Veterinary Fund

Mayor's Alliance Medical Fund

The Mayor's Alliance Medical Fund (formerly Picasso Veterinary Fund) pays for lifesaving medical treatment for sick and injured animals transferred from Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) to other Alliance Participating Organizations.

Helping Pets and People in Crisis

Helping Pets and People in Crisis

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals' Helping Pets and People in Crisis program provides assistance to individuals and families fleeing domestic violence; seniors requiring medical care outside of their home; and families facing eviction or other temporary setbacks.

Miles For Paws

Miles For Paws

Join the race to save NYC's homeless animals! If you can walk, run, wheel, or swim, you can help us go the distance towards our lifesaving goal.

New York Live's "Pet Project"

New York Live's "Pet Project"

NBC 4's New York Live features the weekly "Pet Project" segment in partnership with the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, which showcases adoptable dogs and puppies from local animal shelters.

 

Dramatic Progress Toward a No-Kill NYC

2014 Progress Report

 More than 8 out of 10 lives saved

  More than 60,000
spay/neuter surgeries

  More than 15,000
transfers from AC&C

  More than 13,700 transports through Wheels of Hope

More than 275,000 lives saved since 2003!

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals is a coalition of 150+ non-profit shelters and rescue groups working to end the killing of healthy and treatable cats and dogs at our city shelters, Animal Care Centers of NYC (AC&C).

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