Category Archives: Helping Pets and People in Crisis

East Village Fifth Graders Tackle Animal Welfare Challenges

East Village Community School students focus their spring Service Learning Project on the issues of pet abandonment and separation of pets from their owners, reach out to the Mayor’s Alliance for information. Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Survivors with Pets Get New Pet Park at URI Residence

Urban Resource Institute (URI) has announced plans to create a new outdoor pet park at Brighter Days shelter, in Queens, with a grant from the Banfield Foundation. Continue reading

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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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