In 2005, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals began an ambitious ten-year initiative to transform New York City into a no-kill community - where no dog or cat of reasonable health or temperament is killed merely because he or she does not have a home. Today, as it embarks upon year five of the initiative, the Mayor’s Alliance is well on its way to achieving that goal.
Founded in 2002, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals is a coalition of approximately 140 animal shelters and rescue groups working with the City of New York to find homes for every cat and dog in the city that needs one. The project is funded by Maddie’s Fund(R) The Pet Rescue Project, and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) - one of the founding members of the Mayor’s Alliance.
Evidence of the Alliance’s success can be seen in the decreasing [...]
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