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(Photo by Bill Axell, Courtesy Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Adoptapalooza Returns to Union Square

New York (CBSNewYork)  The mega pet adoption event known as Adoptapalooza is back in Union Square Park on Sunday, September 7. This annual event is presented by the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals […]

09/07/2014

Matilda III sits with a leash on the front desk counter at The Algonquin Hotel. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Algonquin Cat Hosts Party To Benefit Shelter Animals

On Saturday, August 2, Matilda III will host the Algonquin’s annual fundraiser and feline fashion show to benefit The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals.

1010 WINS–08/01/2014

Maro the dog, available for adoption from Animal Care & Control Manhattan Shelter, 326 East 110th Street.  (Photo Credit: AC&C)

Animal Care & Control of NYC Hosts `Pit Bowl’ Party To Promote Pit Bull Adoption

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Animal Care & Control of NYC is trying to change the image of the pit bull, and they’re inviting New Yorkers to a ‘Pit Bowl’ bowling party to learn more. It takes […]

1010 WINS–07/26/2014

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Fans Flock To See Grumpy Cat And Oskar The Blind Cat In Manhattan

The world’s most famous feline was back in the Big Apple today, and it was awful.

1010 WINS–07/16/2014

Badoodle - Available for adoption from Animal Care & Control of NYC (Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy, Wireimage/Gettyimages)

Animal Care & Control of NYC Participates In ‘Just One Day’ Event To Promote No Kill Goal

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s a sad reality all over the country: thousands of healthy and treatable animals are being euthanized in shelters each day for lack of resources, including space, funding for medical care […]

1010 WINS–06/11/2014

Sasha the cat. Available during Maddie's Pet Adoption Days from Zani's Furry Friends. (Photo credit: Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days Offers Thousands of Pets For Free This Weekend To Qualified Adopters

This weekend, thousands of animals will be available for free to qualified adopters from more than 90 New York City area rescue groups and shelters.

05/31/2014

Dr. Mehmet Oz speaks during the Pinoy Relief Benefit concert at Madison Square Garden on March 11, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Dr. Oz Talks With 1010 WINS About ‘The Good Life: What You Really Want’

Dr. Oz, two time Emmy Award winning host of The Dr. Oz show and Vice-Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University, is part of a sold out 1010 WINS event at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square. Some of his topics: weight loss, sleep issues, anti-aging, and how to motivate change within yourself.

05/12/2014

Max, one of the animals helped by the Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation. (Photo Credit: JLACF)

NYC Veterinarian Moonlights As Pop Singer To Help Fund Cancer Treatment For Animals

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Hearing that a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer can be devastating, and the same is true for our four-legged family members. For many pets, such a diagnosis can be a […]

1010 WINS–05/04/2014

Baxter, a 7-year-old Domestic Shorthair whose owners surrendered him to AC&C when they could no longer care for him. Loves to “talk”; friendly with everyone. (Photo Credit: Frankie's Fund)

‘Strictly Seniors’ Cat Adoption Event Gives Older Cats Second Chance

by Susan Richard New York (CBSNewYork) An owner dies, goes into a nursing home, or gets evicted. A roommate is allergic, or someone has to move out of the country. There are many reasons why […]

1010 WINS–05/04/2014

FILE - A rabbit sits in a cage. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mayor’s Alliance For NYC’s Animals Teams With Humane Society Of NY To Neuter Easter Bunny!

The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals is teaming up with the Humane Society of New York to offer the first in a series of free spay/neuter clinics specifically for rabbits

04/01/2014

(Photo Credit: Jillian Nelson)

Still More Cats To Be Rescued In UWS Hoarding Case

It turns out, the recent rescue involving more than 20 cats left abandoned in an Upper West Side apartment is not yet over.

03/12/2014

Participants in Unleashed after school program with puppies rescued from South Carolina's Humane Society of Marlboro County. (Photo Credit: Unleashed)

ASPCA Helps Group ‘Unleashed’ Empower NYC Girls Through Animal Advocacy

Unleashed provides after school programs that rotate at schools throughout the five boroughs.

03/10/2014

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Big Apple Shelter Kittens Featured In Puppy Bowl

New York (CBS New York)  As the Broncos and Seahawks take the field at Metlife Stadium, some local four legged stars will wow TV viewers on Animal Planet. For the second year in a row, […]

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

(Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

Animal Planet Brings ‘Puppy Bowl Experience’ To Times Square

Fans can join the celebration for the whole week leading up to the big game at Discovery Times Square, located in the heart of New York’s Times Square on 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue.

1010 WINS–01/27/2014

(Photo Credit: Mayor's Alliance For NYC's Animals/NYC Feral Cat Initiative)

New York City Architects Give Shelter To Big Apple Street Cats

New York (CBS New York)  The fourth annual Architects For Animals: Giving Shelter event takes place on Thursday, January 30th at Manhattan’s Steelcase Showroom at 4 Columbus Circle. This fundraiser will benefit the Mayor’s Alliance […]

1010 WINS–01/26/2014

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