Category Archives: Call to Action

We need your help! Fund The Shelter Challenge launches

Jack, Lonestar and Tom the Tabby are three of the nearly 250 animals currently living at Pets Alive. Jack and his mate, Jill, both stray dogs, were rescued as they were running down a country road. They are both friendly … Continue reading

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Heroes Wanted!

Help us heal their broken hearts. We make a promise to every animal that comes through our doors and becomes part of the Pets Alive family: You will always have a place, you will always be loved, and we will … Continue reading

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No Horsing Around — It’s Time For School!

Written by: Joyce Washnik, Pets Alive Volunteer Joey came to Pets Alive in 2015, a victim of severe neglect. Sadly, the 8-month-old horse had been living on an abandoned property by himself. Scared and malnourished, Joey was rescued and brought … Continue reading

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Dear Santa

Dear Santa, Hard to believe 2018 is coming to an end. So many wonderful things have happened since I wrote you last year. Ms. Becky tells me that over 500 of our friends here at Pets Alive have found loving … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Leon

1,698 days. That’s how long Leon has been waiting for just the right family to come along and make him their very own. This sweet, big boy was found wandering in the backyard of two of our volunteers.They knew right … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Laura

Not every dog who comes to Pets Alive is socialized and ready for adoption. We also take in very shy animals who have had little or no human contact. That’s the backstory of Laura, part of a litter of 8 … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Kalamazoo

A stray pig! We kid you not. Our loveable, big boy Kalamazoo somehow found himself wandering the streets of the Bronx! New York’s finest knew right away that this adorable stray needed to get out of the big city and … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Hercules

Hercules – a Roman hero and god known for his strength and many adventures! Our Hercules was found running on the streets of Middletown, NY over a year ago. We will never really know what adventures Hercules had before finding safety at … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Paris

Three months old, scared, cold, unsure of the world and surviving on the streets of Middletown, NY. That was Paris four years ago before she found her way to Pets Alive. Paris slowly started to grow and feel more comfortable … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Valentina

  February 2017. A lonely dog wandering alongside a road in Sullivan County on a cold and snowy afternoon. Every rib protruding, her backbone showing, small wounds on her face. And yet, a will to live in her eyes and hope … Continue reading

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