Category Archives: Exotic Pets

March is Adopt a Guinea Pig Month!

If you’re thinking about adopting a guinea pig, here is want to consider about their care. Continue reading

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Sooty Says Thanks for the Second Chance…So Cute!

    Thanks to your support of our Wheels of Hope program, thousands of NYC’s homeless pets got out of the cage this year. The vast majority of the pets the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals transports are cats and dogs, … Continue reading

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A Therapist Offers Advice on Grieving the Loss of a Pet

by April Lang, LCSW For many people, there are few bonds in this world as strong as those between a human and non-human animal. There are myriad reasons we bring animals into our lives: to keep us from being lonely, … Continue reading

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Avian Welfare Coalition: Helping Shelters Take Wing on Proper Bird Care

When most people think of an animal shelter, they envision a place with lots of meowing cats and barking dogs. But on any given day, you might also find a pot-bellied pig, a goat, a snake, a rabbit, a hedgehog, … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Alliance Efforts Highlight the Care of Birds in NYC Shelters

    by Denise Kelly, Avian Welfare Coalition Time flies! This January 5 marks the tenth anniversary of National Bird Day, a day of action aimed at raising awareness to the plight of captive birds. Coordinated by Born Free USA and … Continue reading

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