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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Meet a volunteer who is passionate about saving the lives of newborn, baby kittens in New York City

By Nicole Hamilton on July 6, 2018

Milica Kostic is one of the most dedicated volunteers in the kitten nursery at the Best Friends Pet Adoption Center in New York City

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Griff in the sunshine

Nothing but love for a senior Chihuahua

By Nicole Hamilton on June 6, 2018

Griff has kidney, liver, heart and heart disease, degenerative disc disease and a history of seizures, but that didn’t stop him from getting adopted.

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Lindsay (and dog)

Volunteer Spotlight: Lindsay Morgan

By Nicole Hamilton on May 14, 2018

Volunteering has given Lindsay new perspective

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