About Best Friends–New York

Best Friends Animal Society–New York works collaboratively with city shelters, local animal welfare organizations and individuals like you to save the lives of pets in shelters in New York City and the surrounding tri-state area. As part of this work, Best Friends hosts adoption and fundraising events, and runs a lifesaving foster program in partnership with Animal Care Centers of New York. Together, we can Save Them All. 

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Find love.

More than 150 cats and dogs find forever homes through the New year. New love. promotion

By Madeline Wehle on January 19, 2017

Some lucky New Yorkers are kicking off the New Year with a new best friend!

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Volunteer Erin Kahle on the job

Volunteer Spotlight: Erin Kahle

By Maria Hertneck on January 18, 2017

You may already know Erin since she is a staple at our events. However, for those who haven't had the opportunity to meet her, she is one of our most dedicated and skilled dog handlers, event ambassadors, adoption counselors, and everything in between!

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Lightfoot playing with Connie at Cat World HQ

Cat food puzzle feeder makes life fun for Lightfoot

Monday, January 23, 2017

A special feeding system provides this former community with cat mental and physical enrichment by letting him hunt for his kibble.

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Teddy the potbellied pig enjoys special five-star winter accommodations

Helping a pet potbellied pig weather the winter

Monday, January 23, 2017

A senior pig named Teddy enjoys special five-star winter accommodations.

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