Volunteer Hiromi Nobata wearing a Best Friends shirt and standing next to a gray and white cat

Volunteer helps so many animals in New York City.

By Nicole Hamilton on June 18, 2019

Hiromi Nobata has been helping save lives in the Big Apple ever since she visited the Sanctuary.

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Ichi the brown and white dog on a leash holding a toy ball in his mouth

Pet housing restrictions? Challenge accepted

By Nicole Hamilton on May 20, 2019

Ichi’s new family took dog fostering to the next level by moving to an apartment that welcomes dogs of any size.

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The face of Arizona, a black and white cat

Adopting a diva cat

By Nicole Hamilton on May 14, 2019

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Ruthie the dog in a harness on a leash for a walk

Help and a new home for a dog who guards her toys

By Nicole Hamilton on April 24, 2019

With a little help and patience, Ruthie learned that she didn’t need to guard her toys anymore.

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Honoring Candy Udell with Gregory and Julie Castle and Francis Battista at the New York Benefit to Save Them All

Honoring Candy Udell

By Julie Castle on April 16, 2019

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woman on steps next to the gray and white pitbull terrier she'd just adopted

A Valentine’s event for the dogs

By Nicole Hamilton on February 19, 2019

Best Friends adoption event helps dogs in NYC find homes just in time for Valentine’s Day

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black kitten with Cerebellar hypoplasia cradled in a person's arm

A tiny but mighty kitten fights panleukopenia

By Nicole Hamilton on February 11, 2019

Feline distemper left this kitten with cerebellar hypoplasia, but wobbly legs and a bobbing head can’t keep Jelly down.

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Suki the dog wearing protective glasses during a laser therapy session

Once-depressed dog living the good life in NYC

By Nicole Hamilton on January 3, 2019

A senior dog named Suki was depressed, overweight and in pain until therapy and a foster home helped her feel better and (ultimately) find a home.

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Man holding a puppy he'd adopted, next to his child, in front of a Best Friends Super Adoption banner

Gift of adoption for New York City-area pets

By Nicole Hamilton on December 14, 2018

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foster kittens

Top 10 reasons to foster a pet

By Nicole Hamilton on November 9, 2018

Pet fostering for your local rescue or shelter makes a huge difference in the life of a homeless dog or cat, and it helps open more space for another pet in need.

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