Susan Richard

(Photo Credit: Sophie Gamand/Animal Care Centers of NYC)

Shelter Pooch Turned Poster Dog: Say Hello To Dan

New York (CBSNewYork) You know that dog with the green sweat band you’ve seen on subway and phone booth ads around town?  His name is Dan, the city’s new poster dog for animal rescue, who […]

08/22/2015

(Photo Credit: Roseanne Caleca/Foster Dogs NYC)

Bark In The Park Features Parade Of Pooches at MCU Park

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) There will be a whole lot of slobbering, tail wagging and barking going on in Brooklyn on Sunday, August 2nd as “Bark In The Park” returns for the 8th year to the […]

07/31/2015

(Photo Credit: Bill E. Axell/Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Hipster Shelter Animals Up For Adoption At First Ever Brooklyn Adoptapalooza

Adoptapalooza, one of the Big Apple’s largest pet adoption events is coming to Brooklyn, Saturday August 1st between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

07/29/2015

(Photo Credit: Animal Care Centers of NYC/Tony Cano)

Animal Care Centers of NYC To Host Third Pit Bowl In Manhattan

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)  Animal Care Centers of New York City is back with another “Pit Bowl”, on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, from 7-10 p.m. This fundraising event is a bowling party at Lucky Strike Lanes […]

07/17/2015

TNR'ed Community Cat being cared for in New York City (Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

Legislation To Help Community Cats In New York State Awaits Cuomo’s Signature

Bills AB 2778 and SB 1081 both expand the reach of the state spay and neuter fund to include Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) programs.

07/14/2015

(Photo Credit: Bill Axell/Photo provided by the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Adoptapalooza Aims To Find Homes For Hundreds of Shelter Animals

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)  New York City’s mega animal adoption event returns to Manhattan’s Union Square on Sunday, May 31st from noon to 5 p.m. Adoptapalooza, sponsored by the Petco Foundation, will feature 300 dogs, cats […]

05/29/2015

Adopt App

New Mobile App Helps Families Looking To Adopt A Pet In NYC

The free iPhone app makes it much easier to adopt a cat, dog or other animal in the city.

04/10/2015

Athena, a sweet and petite Dwarf Rabbit - who is now 11 months old. Athena was a gift for Easter last year and was turned into the Humane Society of NY a month ago, because the person who adopted her was allergic. HSNY has brought her up to date on all medical, including having her spayed. Athena loves to be petted and held. All who meet her love her! Her favorite treat is parsley. (Photo Credit: Humane Society of NY)

Ahead Of The Holiday, The Easter Bunny Gets Neutered!

The Humane Society of New York and the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals are once again offering a free spay/neuter clinic for rabbits that were purchased at pet stores or obtained from sources that did not previously sterilize the animal.

03/25/2015

AC&C Rescue Kitten In Kitty Halftime Show On Animal Planet. (Photo Credit: Animal Planet)

Big Apple Shelter Kittens Appear In Puppy Bowl XI On Animal Planet

Once again this year, Big Apple Kitties take to the field, as part of the annual Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet.

1010 WINS–01/31/2015

(Photo Credit: Jason Howard)

Animal Care & Control of NYC Hosts Second Pit Bowl

Animal Care & Control of New York City is hosting its second Pit Bowl party and fundraiser to debunk myths about pit bull type dogs and encourage adopting their adoption from the city shelters.

01/28/2015

ResQwalk founder Bailey Schroeder and her adopted dog Charlie (Photo Credit: ResQWalk)

New Mobile App Helps Shelter Pets In NYC And Across The Country

ResQwalk is available for either iOS or Android devices that enables animal lovers to raise money for animal rescues and shelters in the United States and Canada every time they go for a walk.

1010 WINS–12/06/2014

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ASPCA Offers Tips On Keeping Your Pet Safe Over The Holidays

While we humans have a tendency to overdo it food-wise, is it OK to indulge our pets?

1010 WINS–11/26/2014

(Photo Credit: David Lagville, PawPrintsByDave.com)

Whiskers In Wonderland Helps Cats And Rabbits Find Forever Homes For The Holidays

Whiskers In Wonderland, the largest cat and rabbit adoption event in the city, features nearly 200 cats, kittens and bunnies, all looking for forever homes.

11/14/2014

(Photo Credit: NYC Feral Cat Inititative)

New Children’s Book Helps Big Apple Street Cats

NEW YORK (CBSNew York)  A new children’s book is teaching kids about Big Apple feral and stray cats. ‘The Cats On My Block’ is written by Valerie Sicignano, an animal welfare veteran and co-founder of […]

11/01/2014

(Photo Credit: Ronald McDonald House)

Ronald McDonald House Hosts Dog Walk On Upper East Side

The third annual Ronald McDonald Family Fun Dog Walk will be held Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Carl Schurz Park on Manhattan’s upper east side.

1010 WINS–09/19/2014

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