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Dedicate Your Big Day to NYC's Pets!
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Adopt a Pet!
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Keep the Wheels Turning for NYC's Animals
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Free Workshop: Taming Feral Kittens for Adoption
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Free Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care
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Alex and Ani Charity by Design Paw Prints Charm Bangle
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The Cats On My Block by Valerie Sicignano
Featured News, Events & Initiatives
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.

'New York Live Pet Project' Celebrates Five Years on NBC New York

"New York Live Pet Project" Celebrates Five Years on NBC New York

The weekly Thursday segment is responsible for the adoption of 1,000 shelter dogs since its 2010 launch in partnership with the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals.

Children's Books Inspire Humane Treatment of Animals

Children’s Books Inspire Humane Treatment of Animals

These recently published children's books for preschoolers and elementary school-aged kids feature shelter animals or feral and stray community cats.

PHOTOS: 2015 New York Pet Fashion Show - February 12

PHOTOS: 2015 New York Pet Fashion Show - February 12

The 2015 New York Pet Fashion Show, benefiting the Alliance, celebrated the styles and music of the '60s and '70s, with 150 pets — including rescue animals — strutting their stuff.

Workshop: Taming Feral Kittens for Adoption - March 3, 2015

Workshop: Taming Feral Kittens for Adoption - March 3, 2015

Through film footage of successful techniques, combined with insights into the biological development of kittens, learn how to tame and socialize feral kittens quickly and efficiently so they can be adopted into indoor homes.

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.

New Children’s Book Teaches Kids About Stray and Feral Cats

Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Valerie Sicignano

Animal welfare veteran and NYCFCI Community Outreach Director, Valerie Sicignano, has been spearheading key initiatives to help community cats since 2005.

Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Kathleen O'Malley

Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Kathleen O'Malley

The NYC Feral Cat Initiative (NYCFCI) welcomed Kathleen O'Malley, Director of TNR Education, at the beginning of 2015.

Alliance Applauds Increased Funding for AC&C

Alliance Applauds Increased Funding for AC&C

The increased funding and support for AC&C by the Health Department will save the lives of thousands more homeless pets every year.

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.

Alex and Ani Paw Prints Charm Bangle

Alex and Ani Paw Prints Charm Bangle

Available in two finishes, the collectible Alex and Ani Charity by Design Paw Prints Charm Bangle is both a fashionable treat for yourself and the perfect gift for your pet-loving Valentine!

 

2013 Progress Report

2013 Progress Report

In 2013, we marked our tenth anniversary of saving the lives of NYC's homeless cats and dogs, moving us closer to our goal of becoming a no-kill community by 2015.

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

2013 Progress Report

 8 out of every 10 lives saved

  More than 60,000
spay/neuter surgeries

  More than 14,700
transfers from AC&C

  More than 13,700 animals transported through Wheels of Hope

250,000+ 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 & Control of NYC (AC&C).

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