Join us now in planning this exciting week for New York's animals! Please join the New York Week for Animals Facebook community and let's Twitter together for New York animals!

We are thrilled to announce the 9th New York Week for the Animals kicks off on Saturday, October 14 and will conclude on October 22, 2017. Animal World USA, is honored to be working with the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. 

Learn much more about the Animal World USA International Weeks for the Animals campaign at

United Kingdom Week for the Animals, Africa Weeks for the Animals and India Week for the Animals are our Animal World USA 
International Weeks celebrations taking place around the globe.

See the Calendar pages for the wide array of events that will be taking place across the entire state of New York during this annual New York Week for the Animals!      

Throughout the week, shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting wonderful animal-related special events.  Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across New York will be joining in with activities to celebrate and help animals.  

Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter low cost events, shelter appreciation days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, comedy shows, quilts  for shelter animal kennels, ways to help the farm animals, dog parade and art for the animals.

Also to be included are a salute to our K-9 military and police dogs, feral cat initiatives, book signings,  animal law event, special educational programs at  the  sanctuaries, pet food donation drives,  therapy dogs visiting hospitals and living-assisted homes, runs for the animals, free vaccination clinics, blessings for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the beautiful animals!

Become Involved! Events are being planned now, and we need animal lovers everywhere in New York to participate!  See the page "Become Involved" on our website for lots of great ideas and suggestions on what you can do.  Let's all make history for the amazing animals during the 8th Annual New York Week for the Animals! God Bless the great state of New York! 

Please Join Together With...
 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Animal World USA International
A Helping Wing
Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue
Adirondack Save-A-Stray
Adopt A Boxer Rescue
Africa Weeks for the Animals
All About Spay Neuter
Almost Home Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc.
American Bulldog Rescue
American Bullmastiff Association Rescue Service
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Amity Hall NYC
Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C)
Animal Center of Queens
Animal Haven
Animal League Defense Fund
Animal Law Coalition
Animal Lovers League of Glen Cove
Animal Planet
Animal Protective Foundation
Animal Relief Fund
Animal Rescue Force (ARF)
Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
Animals Can't Talk (ACT)
Animals Can't Talk Rescue and Adoption (ACT Rescue and Adoption)
Animal Protective Foundation
Animal Welfare Society
Anjellicle Cats Rescue
Another Chance Pet Rescue 
A Place for Us
Art for Animals
Association of the Bar of the City of New York 
Avian Welfare Coalition
Baldwin Vineyards
Betsy's Cocker Place
Bideawee, For the Love of Pets
Big Apple Bull Terrier Rescue
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of New York City
Binghamton Humane Society
Binghamton Senators Hockey Team
Bobbi & the Strays
Bolton Fire House
Boxer Angels Rescue
Brooklyn Animal Foster Network
Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition (BARC)
Buffalo Humane
Buffalo Zoo
Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Law School
Capsule Studio
Cascade Beagle Rescue–East
Cat Assistance Inc.
Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
Catskill Animal Sanctuary
Central Park Conservancy
Central Park PAWS
CHAI, Concern for Helping Animals in Israel
Chautauqua County Humane Society
Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA
Church of Saint Francis of Assisi 
City Critters
Clermont State Historical Site
Cocker Spaniel Rescue of New Jersey
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium  
Collide Soup Kitchen 
Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA 
Columbia University School of Law
Concern for Helping Animals in Israel, CHAI
Cousteau Society
CSM Stray Foundation (USA) Inc.
Curly Tail Pug Rescue
Dalmatian Adoption
Dapper Dawg 
Deacon Joseph A. Dwyer, Jr.
Delaware Valley Humane Society 
Denise Bibro Fine Art  
Derrek's Gleeful Rescue
Diamonds in the Ruff Ruff, NYC (For Pets & People!)
Doberman Pinscher Club of America Rescue Committee
Dog Behavior Foundation, Inc.
Dogue de Bordeaux Society Rescue
Dutchess County SPCA
Earthheart Aromatherapy
Earth Angels Canine Rescue
East Coast Assistance Dogs
Eastern German Shorthaired Pointer Club Rescue Program
Easy Street Horse & Barnyard Rescue
English Bull Terrier Rescue of New York & New Jersey
Elmira Jackalls 
Eve's Animal Sanctuary
Farm Sanctuary
Feathered Friends Parrot Adoption
Feline Rescue Mission
Feline Rescue of Staten Island
FIDO, Fellowship in the Interest of Dogs and their Owners
Finger Lakes SPCA, Inc.
First Run Medical & Rescue Fund for Animals
For Animals, Inc.
For Our Friends
For the Love of Dog (Rottweilers)
Fort Drum Army Base
Freeport Animal Shelter
Friendly Ferals 
Friends of The Montezuma Wetlands Complex
Friends of Rescued Mastiffs
Full Circle Studio
Gaia Dance Collective
Garuda Aviary 
German Shepherd Rescue of Central New York
German Shepherd Rescue of S.E. Pennsylvania in Brooklyn, NY
Glen Highland Farm/Sweet Border Collie Rescue
Glen Wild Animal Rescue
Global Justice for Animals and the Environment
Gotham City Kitties
Grateful Greyhounds 
Green Mountain Pug Rescue
GRROWLS (Golden Retriever Rescue Operated With Love Statewide)
Gryphon Press Children's Books
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Guilderhaven Inc.
Half Pint Beer Bar, Greenwich Village  
Hardeko Dog Daze
Harlem Doggy Day Spa
Hartsdale Pet Cemetery &Crematory, America's 1st Pet Burial Grounds
HEART, Humane Education  
Heart and Hand Society
Heart & Soul Animal Rescue
Hearthside Cats, Inc.
Heavenly Huskies & Canine Companions
Heaven Sent Animal Rescue
Helping Promote Animal Welfare, Inc. (Helping PAW)
Henley, the Puppy Mill Dog
Herding Dog Rescue
Herkimer County Humane Society
H.O.R.S.E. Rescue and Sanctuary
House Rabbit Society
HEART-Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers
Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of New York, LLC
Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark
Humane Society of New York
Humane Society of Walden
Humane Society of Wayne County, Inc.
(The) Husky House
In Our Hands Rescue
Internet Miniature Pinscher Service (IMPS)
Italian Greyhound Rescue NYC (IGRNYC)
James J. Peters V.A. Medical Center
Jamie Lee, Comedian
Jim Marshall Farms Foundation, Animals Helping People
Jon Bozak, Author of "Demo" The Junkyard Dog
Judith Kristen, author of Henley the Rescued Dog
Kent Animal Shelter
Kitten Little Rescue
Kodi's Club 
Labrador Retriever Rescue - CT
Laughing Dog Radio
Laura Bolle - Freedom Paws
Le Cats on the Water
Liberty Humane Society
Lifeline Animal Rescue
Linda's Feral Cat Assistance
Little Forgotten Friends Rescue
Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center
Liz Geyer, Choreographer
Long Beach Humane Society
Long Island Bulldog Rescue
Long Island Cat/Kitten Solution (LICKS) Rescue
Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue
Long Island GreyHound Transfer
Long Island Labrador Retriever Rescue
Long Island Pet Professionals
Long Island Potbellied Pig Association
Louis Animal Foundation
Loving Touch
Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals
Mayor Bill de Blasio
Mercy for Animals
MetroMalts: Metropolitan Maltese Rescue
Metropolitan Dog Club
Michael R. Bloomberg
Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue
Mighty Mutts
Miss Rumples for Small Dogs
Morris Animal Inn, Morristown, NJ
MOST - Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology
Mountain Rottie ResQ (MRR) of New York
Muffins Pet Connection
Mutts & Mitts of Brooklyn
Neighborhood Cats
New England Border Collie Rescue
New England Old English Sheepdog Rescue
New Paltz Art Loop
New Rochelle Harley-Davidson/Buell
New Rochelle Humane Society
New York Aquarium
New York Bully Crew 
New York City Audubon (NYC Audubon)
New York City Office of Emergency Management 
New York City Pigeon Rescue Central 
New York League of Humane Voters
New York Women's League for Animals
NewYork Public Library - Morrisania Branch (Bronx)
New York State Animal Control Association
New York State Humane Association
NIFAA-National Institute for Animal Advocacy
North Country Wild Care
North Fork Animal Welfare League
North Shore Animal League America
NYC VegFest
NY PET-I-CARE Adoption Program
Palmyra Fire Department
Parrot Press
Patchwork Animals Quilt Shop
Patricia H. Ladew Foundation
Paws All Around
Paws To Love Adoptions
People for Animals
Peppertree Rescue
Pet Adoption League Inc./Chow Rescue of NY
Pets Alive
Phil Geoffrey Bond (Playwright) 
Pigeon People
Playground Pups
P.L.U.T.O. Rescue of Richmond County
Poor Animals of St. Francis
Posh Pets Rescue
Project P.A.W.
Psychedelic Fur
Purple Haze Center Horse Adoption Program Home
Purrfect Companions
Putnam Humane Society
Rabbit Rescue & Rehab
RabbitWise Bunderground Railroad
Rail House Restaurant and Tap Room
Rational Animal
Rawhide Rescue
Ready For Rescue
Red Hat Society
Red Hook Dog Rescue
Rescue Ink
R.S.V.P. Inc. (Responsible Solutions for Valued Pets)
Russell Refuge (Jack Russell Terriers)
Safe Hounds Beagle Rescue
S.A.V.E. Animal Rescue
Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center
SaveKitty Foundation
Save Our Strays
Scottish Terrier Club of Greater New York
Sean Casey Animal Rescue
Search Dog Foundation 
Second Chance Sheltering Network, Inc.
Shelter Survivors
Shore Hearts Golden Retriever Rescue
Shorty Rossi, Pit Boss
Silver Streak Kennels Country Retirement Home, Upstate New York
Social Tees Animal Rescue  
Southold Town Shelter 
Spay Neuter Intervention Project (SNIP)
SPCA of Connecticut
SPCA of Westchester County
SPCA Serving Allegany County   
Speaking for the Animals
Special Needs Dobermans
Staten Island Council for Animal Welfare (SICAW)
Stray Haven Humane Society and S.P.C.A., Inc.
Susan McCauley Jewelry
Sword -n- Rose Rescue Ranch, Horses
Tanglewood Park and Preserve   
Tavi & Friends
Ten Lives Club (Cat Adoption & Rescue)
The Animal Medical Center 
The Animal Batallion
The Bully Beat
The Fashion Pit
The Good Dog Foundation
The Gryphon Press
The Half Pint Beer Bar, Greenwich Village
The Laurie Beechman Theatre
The Sheltering Wing Bird Preservation and Adoptions
The Stony Point Whisker Club
The Toby Project
The Worthy Pause Thrift & Gift Shop
Through Their Eyes Rescue, Inc.
Tigger Foundation
Tiny Treasures Rescue
Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue
Tri-State Weimeraner Rescue
Underdog ResQ 
United Action for Animals
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills 
Up Front Exhibition Space Gallery
Urban Cat League
Victoria Stillwell, It's Me or the Dog
Veterans Helping Today’s Returning Heroes
Waggin' Train
Waggytail Rescue
Wanderer's Rest Humane Society
Warren County Public Health Services
Warwick Valley Humane Society, Inc.
Whiskers Animal Benevolent League   
Wildlife Conservation Society
Willing Hearts Dalmatian Rescue
Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center, "Healing With Horses"
Wolf Conservation Center 
Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary
World Peace Diet
Woof Dog Rescue
Wyoming County SPCA
Zani's Furry Friends
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Thank you to Governor Andrew Cuomo for his inspiring Letter of Support!  Scroll down to read the 2016 Letter to New Yorkers for their dedication to the animals. 

Also gratitude to NYC Mayors Bill de Blasio & Michael Bloomberg  & Governor Paterson for proclaiming ...New York Week for the Animals!
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