foster holds her foster dog

Fostering a big dog in the Big Apple equals big fun

By Nicole Hamilton on December 3, 2020

Wentworth may be a big, energetic puppy, but he did just fine in a New York City foster home, thanks to a little planning and a good pair of gym shoes

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senior dog snuggles on a couch

How a senior Chihuahua from Miami found love in New York City

By Nicole Hamilton on November 30, 2020

Pepito, a senior Chihuahua with a heart murmur, ended up in Miami shelter before getting a ride to Best Friends in New York and finding a wonderful home

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Magnolia the dog snuggling into Matt's arms while inside a car

Texas dog gets a lift to New York and a new life

By Jess Roper on October 7, 2020

Magnolia’s life could have ended after she was surrendered to a busy shelter in south Texas, but she’s now bringing joy to her new family in the Northeast

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Tiggs, the brindle and white dog, out on a walk on a leash and harness

Rambunctious pup lands her dream home in NYC

By Drew Schott on September 4, 2020

Matthew and Ry decided to stop postponing joy and adopt the dog they’d been dreaming of since the day they met her

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Charlie and Roxy the kittens adopted together, snuggled on a blue blanket

Two kittens plus three boys equal a house full of love

By Drew Schott on August 12, 2020

Kitten siblings Charlie and Roxy landed a new home with a New York family that included a dad who never before had cats and three young boys who think the world of them

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Lord Toranga the cat lying on the edge of a tan couch

How a shy cat ended up with two feline brothers and a life fit for Instagram

By Drew Schott on July 29, 2020

Rambo may be shy, but that doesn’t stop the tabby cat from living an ‘Insta-worthy’ life with his new brothers

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Zena the w

Helping New York City’s pets who lost families during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Nicole Hamilton and Christelle Del Prete on July 14, 2020

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Volunteer Kyoko Bruguera holding a small fluffy white dog

Meet a volunteer who turns even the grumpiest cats into purr machines

By Nicole Hamilton on July 1, 2020

Kyoko Bruguera uses patience and an understanding of cat behavior to help even the most challenging cats feel better and find homes

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Man wearing a black hat sitting on a couch next to Levi the cat who is wearing a matching black hat

The matchmaker and the cat with FIV

By Lindsay Hutton on June 1, 2020

As pet adoption goes virtual, watch how a New York City cat gets matched up with his new family via a video meet-and-greet

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Claire Rose holding Billie, the puppy she adopted

Claire Rose’s new puppy reminds the globetrotting trendsetter there’s no place like home

By Nicole Hamilton on May 26, 2020

When COVID-19 took world travel off the table, Instagram influencer Claire Rose canceled her trips and adopted a puppy from Best Friends in New York City

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