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Matilda & FURiends Salute Broadway
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Bark in the Park - August 12, 2014
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Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care Workshop
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Adopt a Pet!
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Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals 2013 Progress Report
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Save a Life. Donate Now.
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Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals 2013 Progress Report
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Miles For Paws
Featured News, Events & Initiatives
Matilda the Algonquin Cat to Host Benefit for NYC’s Shelter Pets

Matilda the Algonquin Cat to Host Benefit for NYC’s Shelter Pets

On August 2, please join us for a feline fashion show and reception, hosted by Matilda the Algonquin Cat at the Algonquin Hotel, to benefit the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals!

Bark in the Park - August 12, 2014

Bark in the Park - August 12, 2014

It's not every day you can take your dog to a ballgame. But each summer, the Brooklyn Cyclones invite fans to bring their dogs to the annual Bark in the Park baseball game at MCU Park in Coney Island.

Broadway Barks 16 – July 12, 2014

Broadway Barks 16 – July 12, 2014

Broadway Barks is a free, star-studded dog and cat adoptathon benefiting NYC animal groups. The annual event takes place in Shubert Alley, with festivities and celebrity presentations of adoptable pets from citywide animal shelters.

Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care

Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care

Become a Certified TNR Caretaker! Learn the basics of TNR and colony care in this hands-on workshop designed by Alley Cat Allies, the ASPCA, and the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals.

Protect Your Pets from Fourth of July Fireworks & Other Summer Hazards

Protect Your Pets from Fourth of July Fireworks & Other Summer Hazards

With the Fourth of July right around the corner and a hot, humid summer predicted for New York City, pet owners should take precautions to keep their furry friends safe from summertime hazards.

Workshop: Bottle-Feeding & Care of Orphaned Kittens - October 7, 2014

Workshop: Bottle-Feeding & Care of Orphaned Kittens - October 7, 2014

Learn the skills needed to successfully bottle-feed and care for orphaned kittens. Find out how to navigate all the stages of kitten care.

Construction Workers Rescue Stowaway Cat, Look to Alliance for Help

Construction Workers Rescue Stowaway Cat, Look to Alliance for Help

As a pipe was lifted 200 feet into the air at a construction site in NYC, a cat dropped out and jumped into a hole leading down to the floor below.

Tips for Community Cat Caretakers on Building Community Relationships

Tips for Community Cat Caretakers on Building Community Relationships

Community cat caretakers should establish relationships with local NYPD and community board members before any problems develop regarding the safety of a TNR colony.

Close to 5,500 Pets Adopted in NYC Area During Maddie's Pet Adoption Days

Close to 5,500 Pets Adopted in NYC Area During Maddie's Pet Adoption Days

In New York City, more than 90 shelters and rescue groups participated in Maddie's Pet Adoption Days this year, finding forever homes for close to 5,500 local dogs and cats.

Domestic Violence: No Dogs Left Behind

Domestic Violence: No Dogs Left Behind

Camilo Vargas of NPR's Latino USA talked to social worker Jenny Coffey about how our Helping Pets and People in Crisis program works with Urban Resource Institute, the ASPCA, and Purina to help domestic violence victims and their pets escape abuse together as a family.

What to Do (and NOT Do) If You Find a Newborn Kitten

What to Do (and NOT Do) If You Find a Newborn Kitten

If you find a nest of unattended kittens or a single newborn kitten seemingly abandoned by the mother cat, consider these recommendations before jumping to the rescue.

2013 Progress Report

Euthanasia of Dogs and Cats at NYC Shelters Hits Historic Low, Says Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals in 2013 Progress Report

New York City is nearer than ever to becoming a “no-kill” city, says the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals (the Alliance) in its just-published 2013 Progress Report.


2013 Progress Report

2013 Progress Report

In 2013, we marked our tenth anniversary of saving the lives of NYC's homeless cats and dogs, moving us closer to our goal of becoming a no-kill community by 2015.

2012 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

This year we celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, and the eighth year in our ten-year strategic plan to transform New York City into a no-kill community.

Every Donation Makes a Difference

Every Donation Makes a Difference

You can help homeless dogs and cats find permanent, loving homes by supporting the programs that aid 150+ rescue groups and shelters in our city. Donations of all amounts are lifesaving for the nearly 29,000 dogs and cats entering our city shelters each year.

Volunteer with the Mayor's Alliance

Volunteer with the Mayor's Alliance

Our volunteers are a critical part of our success, and essential to achieving our collective goal: a "no-kill" New York City — a city that our dogs and cats can be proud to call home. Your time, energy, and skills are lifesaving for the nearly 29,000 dogs and cats who enter our city shelters each year.

Adopt a Pet

Adopt a Pet

Adopt a Little New Yorker Today! Your new best friend is waiting for you right now at an Alliance Participating Organization (APO) or at an adoption event in New York City.

Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Spaying or neutering your pet reduces euthanasia by preventing unwanted litters, and improves the health and behavior of your cat or dog.

Microchip Your Pet

Microchip Your Pet

Having your pets microchipped is one of the best ways to increase the chance that, if your pet becomes lost or stolen and winds up at an animal shelter or veterinary office, he or she can be returned to you.

License Your Dog

License Your Dog

Licensing contributes to animal control and the protection of the public health. The law requires that all owned dogs be licensed with the dog license tag attached to his/her collar while in public. Dog owners may be fined for violation of these laws.

Affordable Pet Services

Affordable Pet Services

New York City has several programs in place to help struggling pet owners continue to provide their furry family members with veterinary care, food, and other necessities when finances are tight.

Take a Trap-Neuter-Return Workshop

Take a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop

Come learn how to care for the feral and stray cats in your community and make use of the many resources now available to assist you.

Brand New Amazon Charity Program Makes Us Smile

Amazon Charity Program Makes Us Smile

Designate the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals as your AmazonSmile charity, and Amazon will automatically donate 0.5% of your purchases to help save the lives of NYC's homeless pets when you shop at smile.amazon.com.

Your Online Shopping Can Save NYC's Pets!

Your Online Shopping Can Save NYC's Pets!

Shop with iGive.com and your everyday purchases from over 1,300 online stores will benefit NYC's homeless pets at no additional cost to you!


New York City Feral Cat Initiative

New York City Feral Cat Initiative

A program of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, the NYC Feral Cat Initiative is committed to solving New York City's feral cat overpopulation crisis through the humane, non-lethal method of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).

Wheels of Hope

Wheels of Hope

Wheels of Hope, the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals transport van program, carries animals from from Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) shelters to other shelters and rescue groups for adoption.

Picasso Veterinary Fund

Mayor's Alliance Medical Fund

The Mayor's Alliance Medical Fund (formerly Picasso Veterinary Fund) pays for lifesaving medical treatment for sick and injured animals transferred from Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) to other Alliance Participating Organizations.

Helping Pets and People in Crisis

Helping Pets and People in Crisis

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals' Helping Pets and People in Crisis program provides assistance to individuals and families fleeing domestic violence; seniors requiring medical care outside of their home; and families facing eviction or other temporary setbacks.

Miles For Paws

Miles For Paws

Join the race to save NYC's homeless animals! If you can walk, run, wheel, or swim, you can help us go the distance towards our lifesaving goal.

New York Live's "Pet Project"

New York Live's "Pet Project"

NBC 4's New York Live features the weekly "Pet Project" segment in partnership with the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, which showcases adoptable dogs and puppies from local animal shelters.

 

Dramatic Progress Toward a No-Kill NYC

2013 Progress Report

 8 out of every 10 lives saved

  More than 60,000
spay/neuter surgeries

  More than 14,700
transfers from AC&C

  More than 13,700 animals transported through Wheels of Hope

250,000+ lives saved since 2003!

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals is a coalition of 150+ non-profit shelters and rescue groups working to end the killing of healthy and treatable cats and dogs at our city shelters, Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C).

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