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Adopt a Pet!
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Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care Workshop
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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
Adoptapalooza - September 7, 2014

Adoptapalooza - September 7, 2014

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals and the Petco Foundation invite you to Union Square Park on September 7 to meet hundreds of dogs, cats, and rabbits for adoption from over 35 Alliance Participating Organizations.

Program Matches Teens, Shelter Dogs & Veterans

Program Matches Teens, Shelter Dogs & Veterans

Rescue Dogs Rescue Soldiers (RDRS) works with troubled youth at juvenile detention facilities to train rescue dogs as service and companion animals for veterans.

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

New 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.

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.

StubbyDog Wants Everyone to Rediscover the Pit Bull

StubbyDog Wants Everyone to Rediscover the Pit Bull

StubbyDog works tirelessly to debunk the negative myths and misinformation about pit bulls and focus on their positive qualities.

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.

Matilda the Algonquin Cat Hosts Benefit for the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals

Matilda the Algonquin Cat Hosts Benefit for the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals

On August 2, Matilda the Algonquin Cat hosted the cattiest party of the year — a feline fashion show to benefit the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals.

Stars and Adoptable Pets Headline 16th Annual Broadway Barks

Stars and Adoptable Pets Headline 16th Annual Broadway Barks

Potential adopters can meet dozens of wonderful dogs and cats awaiting new homes at the legendary Broadway Barks event on July 12, 2014.

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.

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.


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

Become a Certified TNR Caretaker! Learn how to care for the feral and stray cats in your community and become eligible for free and low-cost services and support.

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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