Author Archives: OOTC Editor

Prepare Your Pets for Hurricane Season. Microchips Are Key.

September is National Preparedness Month As we’ve already seen as Hurricane Laura has battered the Gulf Coast region and torn through inland communities, the threat is real. This year, as we anticipate unusual challenges as a result of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Volunteers Direct Facebook Ads to Help Homeless Pets

Longtime Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals volunteer, Nick Kavanagh — a familiar face at many past Alliance events — is helping animal shelters and rescue groups gain greater traction from their Facebook outreach. Nick and his colleague, Alexa Millstein, work … Continue reading

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The Human-Animal Bond in Action

If ever there was a time that demonstrates the unquestionable bond between humans and animals and the essential role animal companions play in our lives, now is that time. As the pandemic swept across the globe, bringing fear, uncertainty, and … Continue reading

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Alliance’s Targeted Transports Fill Gaps for NYC Rescue Community

Recently the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals received a generous donation of dog food from a thoughtful donor looking to help animals during the coronavirus crisis. We reached out to Healthy Pets Project of NYC, an organization that helps NYC … Continue reading

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Wild Bird Fund Continues to Care for Orphaned Wildlife Despite Pandemic

When the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals’ long-time partner, Wild Bird Fund, announced the non-official holiday, Pigeon Appreciation Day, on June 13, some New Yorkers probably were scratching their heads and wondering, “What’s that?” Although not a well-known holiday, it … Continue reading

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