Category Archives: Animal Care & Control of NYC

Tenant Advocacy Program Helps Tenants with Pet-Related Housing Issues

The Alliance’s Tenant Advocacy Program has helped nearly 300 pet owners keep their pets since 2015. This includes pet owners who are private renters, coop owners, New York City Housing Authority residents, and residents in Department of Homeless Services (DHS) shelters. 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 Channels Fashionable Face Masks to Frontline Shelter Workers

We were thrilled when pet fashion legend Ada Nieves donated a supply of her handmade face masks to the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals to share with our rescue partners and volunteers. The stylish accessories have great fashion appeal, but … Continue reading

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Alliance Works with Animal Planning Task Force to Assist During Pandemic

When disaster strikes New York City, the Animal Planning Task Force (APTF) of NYC Emergency Management is on the front line to help pets and pet owners weather the storm. These days, that storm is the COVID-19 pandemic, and with … Continue reading

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Alliance Helps NYCEM Launch NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline

ALERT: As part of the NYC Emergency Management Animal Planning Task Force, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals helped launch the NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline to provide NYC residents with the emergency resources, support, and information needed to care for … Continue reading

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