Monthly Archives: May 2013

Rescue Pets Teach School Children Valuable Lessons About Pet Ownership

    Principal-for-a-Day Jane Hoffman, President of Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, Visits P.S. 209 in Whitestone, Queens New York, NY – Thursday, May 23, 2013 – On Thursday morning, May 23, more than a dozen cuddly, adorable cats and dogs, … Continue reading

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NYC’s Biggest FREE Pet Adoption Event EVER Features Thousands of Dogs & Cats Looking for Forever Homes

    Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals Hosts “Maddie’s® Pet Adoption Days” June 1 & 2 New York, NY – Wednesday, May 22, 2013 – On Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and June 2, thousands of dogs and cats, puppies and … Continue reading

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Adopting a Senior Animal Companion

by April Lang, LCSW If anybody has any doubt that we are living in an ageist society, just turn on the television or peruse a fashion or gossip magazine. Youth is glamorized. Youth is glorified. Unfortunately, this attitude also extends … Continue reading

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Pet Behavior Tips for Happy Animals & Adopters

by Debra Horwitz, DVM, DACVB, Keep the L.O.V.E. Alive Behavior Express Tour Dr. Horwitz will be at the Ceva booth at Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days on Saturday, June 1, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., at Petco – 92nd/Broadway, 2475 Broadway (at 92nd … Continue reading

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When Training a Dog, Keep It Simple

by Sharon Mear, Training Cats and Dogs A couple of months ago, my client, Jennifer, rescued a 4-year-old neutered male Lab/Pit mix named Max. It made me so happy for them both. Jen gave herself a priceless gift and at … Continue reading

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