Category Archives: Helping Pets and People in Crisis

Domestic Violence Victims with Pets Face Increased Risk During Pandemic

For DV victims with pets, choices can be more distressing if they don’t have options for their pets. Continue reading

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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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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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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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