Dear Santa, Not sure if you remember me but my friend, Fancy, wrote you last year with her three Christmas wishes. One of those wishes was for me, Ginger, to find a home to call my own. I’m still waiting here at Pets Alive, but it is okay, Santa, cause you did one better and […]
Jaime needs your help on this Giving Tuesday!
Jaime, a 13-year-old Maltese/Dachshund mix, just came to Pets Alive from the Animal Care Centers of New York City (ACC). Sadly, his owner was found deceased. The New York Police Department (NYPD) brought Jaime to the shelter as he had nowhere else to go. Jaime is in desperate need of medical treatment. He is lame […]
Double your impact to help the animals!
$50,000 MATCHING PLEDGE! Double your impact! We have garnered a $50,000 matching pledge and you can double your impact to help the animals at Pets Alive! We are participating in the Saving Pets Challenge, a fundraising campaign sponsored by Michelson Found Animals, for animal rescue organizations across the country, focused on keeping pets out […]
The Heartbreak of Rescue
Our hearts are broken in half. While we knew our time would be short with Annalise, we always, maybe foolishly, believe we will be able to fix them, even when they come in broken at an advanced age. […]
Breaking! The race to safety from Hurricane Ida
Twenty-six homeless shelter animals ranging from just a few weeks old to 15 years of age are being raced to safety this morning to escape the wrath of Hurricane Ida. Ida is barreling down on the gulf coast and expected to hit as a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane 16 years to the day that […]
Building a humane community
For more than 30 years, Pets Alive’s mission has been to help animals in need: To improve the lives of companion animals everywhere by any means possible, including rescue, adoption, advocacy, collaboration, intervention, and education. Rest assured, those things are not changing. We are excited to announce that we are taking the lessons we learned […]
Your gift TODAY will help Jake | Hudson Valley Gives
We invite you to join us TODAY in our Hudson Valley Gives campaign, a 24-hour day of giving! We ask you to help us reach our goal to raise $10,000 in 24 hours for the animals from midnight to 11:59 pm ET on Wednesday, May 19. Your donation helps pets like Jake. Tied up to […]
An Unthinkable 7O Million
Seventy million. Let that number sink in. That is the number of community cats animal welfare experts estimate live in the United States alone. Seventy million living, breathing, and thriving cats in our urban, suburban, and rural communities, with an estimated 70,000 new kittens being born every year to unspayed community cats. What does this […]
Town approves Site Plan!
Dear Partner in Rescue, We are very excited to tell you that we have reached another significant milestone in our progress of a new kennel building – we just obtained site plan approval from the town of Wallkill Planning Board to move forward with the project! This has been a long time coming with starts […]
Saving Lives – Working Together
“I hate to do this, but I have an urgent dog for you to consider…” is how the email started. “She’s around eight years old and has spent her entire life on a chain. The girls and officers at the shelter have had to endure seeing this dog out on a chain for years and […]