Sponsored by the Alliance and Petco Foundation, more than 300 dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, and rabbits were available for adoption from more than 35 NYC-area shelters and rescue groups in Union Square on September 18.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.