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Got Hairballs? ASPCA Offers Tips On National Hairball Awareness Day

It was one of those moments that I usually meet with a series of four letter doozies, but this time, I reacted to the giant grey blob on my couch (which was forming a giant stain) with a resounding “Yes!”.

1010 WINS–04/26/2013

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‘Architects For Animals’ Gives Shelter To Street Cats In New York

New York (CBSNewYork)  This is no dog house. According to the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals, there are as many as a million homeless animals living on the streets of New York, most […]


An injured pigeon gets help from the Wild Bird Fund on Manhattan's Upper West Side.  (Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

Wild Bird Fund Opens First Ever Wildlife Rehabilitation Center In New York City

Helping wildlife in an urban jungle, the Wild Bird Fund has opened New York City’s first ever wildlife rehabilitation center on West 87th street and Columbus Avenue in Manhattan.


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Westminster Dog Pre-Show Parties for NYC Shelter Pets

The 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show barks its way into the Big Apple this week, with the purebreeds strutting their stuff at Madison Square Garden. But before they name Best In Show, a pre-show party and fashion show was held to benefit New York City shelter animals.

1010 WINS–02/12/2012

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Homeless Pets Find ‘Furever’ Homes For The Holidays At ‘Whiskers In Wonderland’

Hundreds of cats, small dogs, rabbits and reptiles are available for adoption this weekend.

1010 WINS–12/17/2011

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Keeping Your Pets Safe During The Holidays: Tips From The ASPCA

As the holiday season gets underway this Thanksgiving weekend, the ASPCA is out with tips for pet parents, to ensure the safety of your furry family members during the festivities.

1010 WINS–11/23/2011


Keeping Your Pets Safe On Halloween: Tips From The ASPCA

NEW YORK (1010 WINS)  Halloween may be the spooky fun for us humans, but it can be down right terrifying for your pets.  To help make sure your furry family member is kept safe and […]

1010 WINS–10/31/2011

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Animal Lovers Meet For ‘Strut Your Mutt’ Walkathon And Festival

Hundreds of animal lovers and their pets gathered at Manhattan’s Pier 84 Sunday for Best Friend Animal Society’s “Strut Your Mutt.”


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Meet Matilda III, The Algonquin Hotel’s Newest Mascot

A tradition continues in Midtown as a legendary hotel recruits a new feline mascot.


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NYC Protective Animal Services Brace For ‘Kitten Season’

Each year, in the spring and summer months, thousands of kittens are born to both unspayed pets and street cats in the Tri-State area, and many of them end up at kill shelters.


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Bunnies 101: What You Need To Know Before Owning A Rabbit

There’s a lot of buzz about bunnies this year, but animal control specialists recommend you consider and weigh the options before bringing a rabbit into your home.

CBS New York–04/16/2011

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Local NY Food Pantries Helping To Keep Pets In Homes

As families cut corners, record numbers of pet owners are being forced to give up their furry friends. Shelters across the New York Metro area are being inundated with surrendered animals, as people struggle to provide even the basics.

CBS New York–03/25/2011


Handicats (And Dogs): Your Purrfect Pet!

Sometimes the perfect pet isn’t so perfect. Just ask Gwen Cooper, author of the New York Times Best Seller Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale.


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Rescue Dog, Disabled Cat And Simpsons Creator Honored As Heroes to Animals

Animal rescuers from near and far gathered at Manhattan’s Pierre Hotel where they were honored by the ASPCA at its annual “Humane Awards” ceremony.

CBS New York–11/30/2010

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New York Party Animals Party – For Animals!

Lots of fund-raising parties are taking place around the metro area this fall to benefit animal rescue, and in her latest edition of All For Animals, 1010 WINS News Anchor Susan Richard checked some of them out!