Author Archives: Mary Ann Bopp

Lone Star walks again

Lone Star, the pony we rescued from possible euthanasia, is making great progress in  recovering from laminitis, but his on-going medical needs continue to very expensive. You can help us continue to treat Lone Star by donating NOW to our … Continue reading

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Help Kaboom and double your impact

Kaboom is about the sweetest cat you’ll ever meet. He likes chin rubs, purrs when you pet him and he likes to lounge on a lazy afternoon. And he likes all that despite the pain he now endures – but … Continue reading

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Linda can walk again pain-free with your help

Can you imagine being born with a congenital defect causing instability in both of your legs that made them give out when you walked – and you lived with that pain for years? Enter Linda, a 5-year-old Chihuahua mix dog. … Continue reading

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The cats lived in darkness

THESE CATS URGENTLY NEED YOUR HELP! We will continue to provide updates to the cats’ progress on this blog so check back often! Animal Control left our facility late on Friday afternoon, May 27, 2016, leaving us with 15 cats … Continue reading

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Lone Star gets a second chance

Lone Star was living in excruciating pain resulting from laminitis, a disease that affects hooved animals when they aren’t being cared for properly. His owners, who could no longer care for Lone Star, wanted to euthanize him. This weekend, the … Continue reading

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How a Shy Pup Finds a Home

Written By Robin Markovits, CCDT Dog Trainer, Pets Alive Let’s not kid ourselves: life in the shelter is not what most dogs would prefer. However, we at Pets Alive do whatever we can to make life good. One of our … Continue reading

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Pets Alive Westchester announces intent to transfer Elmsford property back to Town of Greenburgh

December 18, 2015. The Pets Alive Westchester board just announced their intent to give their former animal sanctuary property located 100 Warehouse Road South in Elmsford, NY back to the Town of Greenburgh for the purpose of the town working … Continue reading

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Holiday dangers

During the months of November and December veterinarians treat many patients that encounter toxins. Certain foods and plant toxicants are more commonly associated with this time of year. Read further to learn more about some of the most common toxicities. … Continue reading

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Foxy averts blindness

Written by: Cindy O’Brien, Farm Manager, Pets Alive, Inc. This time of year, I put a lot of reflection into the work we do and the lives within our care. Sometimes the animals that are with us did not know … Continue reading

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Rescuing horses after couple arrested

By Mary Ann Bopp, Development Director, Pets Alive Middletown Here at Pets Alive Animal Sanctuary, we never know when we’ll get the next call about an animal in need. It could be any day or night; neglect doesn’t discriminate. Such … Continue reading

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