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

We are thrilled to announce 12th New York Week for the Animals has been re-scheduled for 2024. (After COVID precautions) 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 the 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 animals/kennels, 
ways to help the farm animals, dog parades 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 11th Annual New York Week for the Animals! God Bless the great state of New York! 

Please Join Together With...
 New York's Governor and Mayors

Animal World USA International, NYC
A Helping Wing Parrot Rescue, Blairstown, NJ      (845)475.8249
Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue  Flushing, NY 11354  (347)781-4261
ABC Bassett Hound Rescue, Buffalo, NY (716) 656-1760
Adirondack Save-A-Stray  Corinth, NY 12822  (518) 654-6220
Adopt A Boxer Rescue       Olyphant PA 18447    (877) 570 0360
Adopt-A-Dog Armonk, NY  (914) 273-1674
Africa Weeks for the Animals,  NYC 
All About Spay Neuter  Howard Beach, NY 11414   (516) 967-4648
Almost Home Animal Rescue and Adoption, Inc.
American Bulldog Rescue    NY, Pennsylvania through Florida
American Bullmastiff Association Rescue Service Templeton, MA  (978) 424-1044
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
Amity Hall NYC     (212) 677-2290
Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) New York, NY (212) 788-4000
Animal Center of Queens Rego Park, NY 11374         (718) 424-3340
Animal Haven  200 Centre St, New York, NY 10013  (212) 274-8511
Animalkind  Hudson, NY 518-822-8643   
Animal League Defense Fund, National 
Animal Law Coalition, National 
Animal Lovers League of Glen Cove  Locust Valley, NY 11560  (516) 723-9610
Animal Protective Foundation  Schenectady, NY 12302   (518) 374-3944
Animal Relief Fund    Lexington Park, MD  (301) 866-0305
Animal Rescue Force (ARF)   (631) 537-0400
Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons      Wainscott, NY 11975
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    New York, NY, 10101 646.457.2130
Another Chance Pet Rescue  Rochester, NY   585 234 0942
Art for Animals
Association of the Bar of the City of New York 
Avian Welfare Coalition MN         [email protected] 
Baldwin Vineyards
Betsy's Cocker Place    New Canaan, CT 06840   [email protected] 
Bideawee, For the Love of Pets  New York, NY 10016   1-844-LOVEPETS
Big Apple Bull Terrier Rescue   New York area
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of New York City
Binghamton Humane Society  Binghamton, NY 13903   (607) 724-3709
Binghamton Senators Hockey Team
Bobbi & the Strays   Freeport, NY 11520   (516) 378-4340
Bolton Fire House
Boxer Angels Rescue
BRAT Rescue Inc., Rockaways, NY   646-422-9851
Brooklyn Animal Foster Network
Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition (BARC)  Brooklyn, NY 11249   (718) 486-7489
Buffalo Humane   Buffalo, NY 14203    (716) 851-5694
Buffalo Zoo
Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Law School  Brooklyn, NY 11201    (718) 625-2200
Capsule Studio
Cat Assistance Inc.
Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, NYC
Catskill Animal Sanctuary
Central Park Conservancy    New York, NY, 10022    212-310-6600
Central Park PAWS
CHAI, Concern for Helping Animals in Israel
Chautauqua County Humane Society
Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA, Elmira, NY 
Church of Saint Francis of Assisi 
City Critters
Clermont State Historical Site
CNY SPCA  Syracuse, NY 13211 (315) 454-4479     
Cocker Spaniel Rescue of New Jersey
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium  
Collide Soup Kitchen 
Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA, Hudson 
Columbia University School of Law
Concern for Helping Animals in Israel, CHAI
Cousteau Society  Etna, NH 03750      212-532-2588
CSM Stray Foundation (USA) Inc.
Curly Tail Pug Rescue   Tri-state  Bearsville, NY 12409
Dalmatian Adoption
Dapper Dawg 
Deacon Joseph A. Dwyer, Jr.
Delaware Valley Humane Society   Sidney, NY 13838   (607) 563-7780
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  Hyde Park, NY 12538        (845) 452-7722
Earth Angels Canine Rescue   Bronx NY  10456   917-648-7070
East Coast Assistance Dogs  
Eastern German Shorthaired Pointer Club Rescue Program
Easy Street Horse & Barnyard Rescue
Educate-a-Bull   Buffalo, NY 14203 716-851-5694 or 851-4265
English Bull Terrier Rescue of New York & New Jersey
Elmira Jackalls 
Eve's Animal Sanctuary   New York, NY 10003
Farm Sanctuary     Watkins Glen, NY
Feathered Friends Parrot Adoption
Feline Rescue Mission
Feline Rescue of Staten Island  Staten Island, NY 10302    (718) 876-9991
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
Frankie's Fund for Feline Care and Rescue  New York, NY 10023 
Friendly Ferals 
Friends of The Montezuma Wetlands Complex
Friends of Rescued Mastiffs CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT  (603) 642-5916
Gaia Dance Collective
Garuda Aviary    Poolesville, MD 20837    [email protected]
German Shepherd Rescue of Central New York Tully, NY    [email protected]
German Shepherd Rescue of S.E. Pennsylvania in Brooklyn, NY
Glen Highland Farm/Sweet Border Collie Rescue
Glen Wild Animal Rescue   Cherry Valley, NY 13320   (917) 553-0591
Global Justice for Animals and the Environment
Good News for Pets 
Gotham City Kitties    New York City 10010    [email protected] 
Grateful Greyhounds   Huntington, NY 11743   [email protected]
Green Mountain Pug Rescue
GRROWLS (Golden Retriever Rescue Operated With Love Statewide)
Gryphon Press Children's Books
Guiding Eyes for the Blind    Yorktown, NY
Guilderhaven Inc.  Altamont, NY 12009     For emergencies : (518) 861-6861 (Sue)
Half Pint Beer Bar, Greenwich Village  
Harlem Doggy Day Spa
Hartsdale Pet Cemetery &Crematory, America's 1st Pet Burial Grounds
HEART, Humane Education    Mamaroneck, NY 10543    347.766.7650
Heart and Hand Society
Heart & Soul Animal Rescue   Commack, NY 11725   (631) 388-6303
Hearthside Cats, Inc.    Geneseo, NY 14454   (585) 243-0873
Heaven Sent Animal Rescue
Helping Promote Animal Welfare, Inc. (Helping PAW)
Herding Dog Rescue  Baldwin, NY 11510  631-924-3838
Herkimer County Humane Society     Mohawk, NY 13407   (315) 866-3255
H.O.R.S.E. Rescue and Sanctuary   Pavilion, NY 14525   (585) 617-4135
House Rabbit Society
Homeward Bound Dog Rescue of New York, LLC
Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark    Port Jervis, NY 12771   (845) 856-3677
Humane Society of New York    New York, NY 10022  (212) 752-4840
Humane Society of Walden    Walden, NY 12586  (845) 778-5115
Humane Society of Wayne County    Lyons, NY  (315) 946-3389.
(The) Husky House   Matawan, NJ 07747       [email protected]
In Our Hands Rescue    Brooklyn, NY 11209     (973) 780-4647
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
K9Kastle   New York, New York
Kent Animal Shelter   Rd, Calverton, NY 11933 (631) 727-5731
Kitten Little Rescue
KittyKind   New York, NY 10003    (212) 726-2652
Kodi's Club Rescue 
Labrador Retriever Rescue - CT
Laura Bolle - Freedom Paws
Le Cats on the Water
Liberty Humane Society  Jersey City, NJ 07305    (201) 547-4147
Lifeline Animal Rescue NJ    Warren, NJ
Linda's Feral Cat Assistance
Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center
Little Wanderers NYC
Liz Geyer, Choreographer
Long Beach Humane Society Kitty Cove    Island Park, NY 11558  (516) 594-1721
Long Island Bulldog Rescue
Long Island Cat/Kitten Solution (LICKS) Rescue
Long Island Golden Retriever Rescue   Plainview, New York 11803   516-578-3803
Long Island GreyHound Transfer
Long Island Labrador Retriever Rescue
Long Island Pet Professionals  Islip, NY 11751 (631) 446-1105
Long Island Potbellied Pig Association
Louis Animal Foundation  New York, NY 10016      Phone: (212) 685-3858
Loving Touch
Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals    New York, NY 10001    (212) 252-2350
Mayor Bill de Blasio
Mercy for Animals
MetroMalts: Metropolitan Maltese Rescue
Metropolitan Dog Club Lower Manhattan     New York, NY 10004  
Michael R. Bloomberg
Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue
Mighty Mutts & Ollie's Place  New York, NY 10009 (212) 875-7538
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, Brooklyn, NY 
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 70 Portman Rd, New Rochelle, NY 10801 (914) 632-2925
New York Aquarium
New York Bully Crew  Pitbull Rescue   (844) 633-6922
New York City Audubon (NYC Audubon)
New York City Council
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  Kingston NY 12402 | 845.336.4514
New York State Humane Association  Kingston, New York, NY 12402  (845) 336-4514
NIFAA-National Institute for Animal Advocacy
North Country Wild Care
North Fork Animal Welfare League
North Shore Animal League America  Port Washington, NY 11050 (516) 883-7900
NYC VegFest
NY PET-I-CARE Adoption Program
Palmyra Fire Department
Parrot Press
Patricia H. Ladew Foundation
Paws All Around
People for Animals   Hillside, NJ       (973) 282-0890
Peppertree Rescue
Pet Adoption League Inc./Chow Rescue of NY
Pets Alive  Middletown, NY 10940   (845) 386-9738
Phil Geoffrey Bond (Playwright) 
Pigeon People NYC Pigeon Rescue 
Playground Pups of New York
P.L.U.T.O. Rescue of Richmond County
Poor Animals of St. Francis   New York, NY 10465 
Posh Pets Rescue
Project P.A.W.
Psychedelic Fur
Purple Haze Center Horse Adoption Program Home
Purrfect Companions   Albany, NY 12206      (518) 463-8709
Putnam Humane Society   Carmel, New York 10512   (845) 225-7777
Rabbit Rescue & Rehab
RabbitWise Bunderground Railroad
Rail House Restaurant and Tap Room
Rational Animal, NYC, NY  646–450–6509
Rawhide Rescue  Bridgewater, New Jersey, NJ    (908) 420-8782
Ready For Rescue  New York, New York
Red Hat Society
Red Hook Dog Rescue  Brooklyn,  NYC! 
Redemptive Rescues, Seaford, NY 11783
Rescue Ink
R.S.V.P. Inc. (Responsible Solutions for Valued Pets)
Russell Refuge (Jack Russell Terriers)
Safe Hounds Beagle Rescue  Blairstown, NJ 07825     (908) 362-5313
S.A.V.E. Animal Rescue
Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue & Adoption Ctr  Jefferson Station, NY 11776 (631) 473-6333
SaveKitty Foundation, NYC    347-993-3163
Save Our Strays   Flushing, NY 11356    (718) 762-2277
Scottish Terrier Club of Greater New York
Sean Casey Animal Rescue  Brooklyn, NY 11218  (718) 436-5163
Second Chance Sheltering Network, Inc. Western New York area
Shelter Survivors
Shore Hearts Golden Retriever Rescue Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734  (732) 232 3983
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  Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510  (914) 941-2896
SPCA Serving Allegany County   Wellsville, NY 14895   (585) 593-2200
Speaking for the Animals
Special Needs Dobermans
Staten Island Council for Animal Welfare (SICAW)Staten Island NY 10312 (718) 948-5623
Stray Haven Humane Society and S.P.C.A., Inc.
 Strong Island Animal Rescue League
Susan McCauley Jewelry
Sword -n- Rose Rescue Ranch, Horses
Tanglewood Park and Preserve   Rockville Centre, NY 11570  (516) 764-0045
Tavi & Friends  Brooklyn, NY 11209  [email protected]
Ten Lives Club (Cat Adoption & Rescue)
The Animal Medical Center 
The Animal Batallion,   New York, New York 
The Bully Beat
The Good Dog Foundation  New York, NY 10003   (888) 859-9992
The Gryphon Press, Children's Books 
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 Wild Bird Fund  646-306-2862 
The Worthy Pause Thrift & Gift Shop
Through Their Eyes Rescue, Inc. 
Tigger Foundation
Tiny Treasures Rescue
Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue, Cologne, NJ 08213
Tri-State Weimeraner Rescue
Underdog ResQ  Compound, NY 10517  
United Action for Animals, NYC
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills 
Up Front Exhibition Space Gallery
Urban Cat League,  NYC 
Victoria Stillwell, It's Me or the Dog
Veterans Helping Today’s Returning Heroes
Waggin' Train Rescue   NYC     [email protected]
Waggytail Rescue
Wanderer's Rest Humane Society  Canastota, NY 13032         (315) 697-2796
Warren County Public Health Services  , Lake George, NY 12845   (518) 761-6580
Warwick Valley Humane Society, Inc.   , Warwick, NY 10990  (845) 986-2473
Whiskers Animal Benevolent League   
Wildlife Conservation Society  New York City, NY    (718) 220-5100
Willing Hearts Dalmatian Rescue
Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center, "Healing With Horses"
Wolf Conservation Center 
Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary  High Falls, NY 12440     (845) 247-5700
World Peace Diet
Woof Dog Rescue NYC   New York, NY 10022(203) 973-PAWS 
Wyoming County SPCA   Attica, NY 14011      (585) 591-3114
Zani's Furry Friends   New York, NY   [email protected]
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Thank you to New York Governors and NYC Mayors for their proclamations and Letters of Support for all New York animals and advocates! 

New York Week for the Animals  is a tradition.
                          Please scroll down to read just a few proclamations. 
                                                          Our deepest gratitude....                                                                                           
Country Retirement Home for 
Your Beloved Dog 
   in Upstate New York 
12th Annual 
New York 
Week for the Animals 
Re-scheduled in accordance with 
CDC and governor guidelines
2024 Dates to be Announced!
607- 263- 2007
America's 1st Pet Cemetery
20 mins -Midtown Manhattan
800-375-5234 * 
West Village 
Beer Bar
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio
Elected and Took Office 
New York City in 2014.
New York City
"I Love New York!"
NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Former three-term 
Mayor of New York City  
New York Week for the Animals 
Governor Andrew Cuomo 56th Governor of NY 
Let Freedom Ring!
Governor Kathleen C. Hochul became the 57th governor of New York August 24, 2021--making her the 1st female governor of 
New York.
Butterfly Vivarium-
American Museum of 
Natural History
Spring 2024
Governor David A. Paterson 
former NY governor
2008 - 2011