January 24, 2020

Breed Profile: Yorkshire Terrier


by Lauren R. Tharp Known as “Yorkies” to those who love them, the Yorkshire Terrier originated in Yorkshire, England (how appropriate, no?) where they were originally used to catch rats in clothing mills. Perky, fun, and utterly adorable, this toy breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1885 and currently reigns as the third [...]


Dog Film Festival – Saturday, October 15th in NYC

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See a dog film – and help shelter pets, it’s just that easy. The Dog Film Festival returns to New York City during Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. The festival celebrates the remarkable bond between dogs and their people and will benefit the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals with 50% of proceeds. On Saturday, October [...]


Tats ‘N’ Tails – Adoption Event


The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is teaming up with tattoo artist and TV personality Megan Massacre, featured in TLC’s reality shows NY Ink and America’s Worst Tattoos, to hold a “Tats ‘N’ Tails” adoption event at Grit N Glory on the Lower East Side of Manhattan on Sunday, July 3. [...]


Breed Profile: Siberian Husky


One of the oldest breed of dogs in the world, Siberian Huskies originate from Siberia, where they were bred to pull heavy loads across harsh, freezing conditions. Once they made it to Alaska during the Gold Nome Rush, Huskies became famous for their dog sledding abilities, but did you know that their outgoing and gentle [...]


Planning ahead for the holidays – NYC Dog Boarding


Exploring your options for pet care now, before the crush of the holidays is key. Interviewing pet sitters and visiting boarding facilities will you give you peace of mind when you are ready to take off. Let’s face it dogs have opinions and preferences too! Make sure your pup has a connection with the people [...]


Top 5 Tips to Avoid Frights on Howl-o-ween for pets


                                 Protect your dogs from unsafe tricks ‘n’ treats during the haunted holiday NEW YORK—Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for children and adults, but scary costumes, decorations and toxic treats can be frightening and dangerous for household pets. To [...]


Meet Banksy


Your adoptable dog of the week hails from Pibbles ‘n More Animal Rescue- meet Banksy! This handsome young man is amazing. He was saved on death row from NYACC in November of last year. Banksy is 5 years old weighs in at about 48 lbs.  He is quite the cuddle buddy and loves to be [...]


Pet First Aid & CPR Class – July 19, 2014


Knowing how and what do in the case of an emergency could mean the difference in life or death for your dog.  Next Saturday  from 10:30am to 1:30 pm, Rock & Rawhide will offer this Red Cross certification at Animal Haven. You’ll learn how to deal with emergencies like shock, frostbite, burns and fracture. In [...]


Meet Olivier


Friday is here, NYC! Time to check out a deserving dog ready for adoption this week: Meet Olivier! This tuxedo gentleman is a Boston Terrier mix. Olivier takes his time to get to know you but once he accepts you, you’ll have a best friend for life!  He’s an extremely loyal guy and quite the [...]


Sophie Succotash


Fun fact: Did you know that 1 in 3 American families owns a dog? If you’re without, then meet the adoptable dog of the week,  Sophie. This darling girl has been through so much in her short life. Sophie was given up to a local shelter and was the most terrified dog on the block. [...]