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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DSW Adoption Event

New Yorkers know how to give love!

By Madeline Wehle on February 16, 2017

Nearly 30 cats found love this month through Give Love presented by BOBS from Skechers

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Volunteer Peter Vega with alum, Porkchop

Volunteer Spotlight: Peter Vega

By Nicole Hamilton on February 10, 2017

Former NYPD officer is a champion for homeless pets.

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Coco the senior, three-legged Labrador retriever at Best Friends’ NKLA Pet Adoption Center

Family adopts the sweetest underdog ever

Friday, February 24, 2017

See why this senior three-legged Lab mix’s joy for life is an inspiration to her new family

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Esther the adorably bossy cat

Meet the most adorably bossy cat

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Once abandoned cat isn’t bashful about asking for what she wants.

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