September 30, 2011

The dictionary defines prejudice as “an adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge or examination of the facts.” When prejudice is widespread, it suggests a prevailing environment of fear and ignorance. Institutionalized prejudice with regard to people is illegal. Isn’t it

September 27, 2011

In fact, there are many similarities between Jane Goodall’s message, methods and her relationship to the traditional schools of thought and the Best Friends philosophy and approach.

September 20, 2011

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) wants it both ways when it comes to feral and free-roaming cats.

September 08, 2011

There is something about the relationship we have with our pets that brings out this completely different mode of communication in us.

August 29, 2011

The storm has passed! Thankfully, most animal rescues and shelters in the tri-state area that we in the Best Friends New York programs have been in contact with weathered it sufficiently well. Most are OK, even while their situations might not be ideal. There are two New York groups, however, one

August 27, 2011

UPDATE: Thankfully, the worst seems to be over. Our thoughts are with everyone who is now dealing with the aftermath of the storm.

August 25, 2011

Angels Rest encapsulates in a way the seriousness, dedication and love that every staff member, volunteer and supporter pours into the animals here at the Sanctuary.

August 15, 2011

UPDATE: We are thrilled to be able to announce that the City Council passed this proposal by an 11-1 margin!

July 21, 2011

Please help our birthday wish come true by donating to our life-saving work!

July 18, 2011

In some ways, living with a rabbit is similar to being in the company of a cat or dog. Rabbits play, love a snuggly place to rest, get excited about breakfast, and have the capacity for loving us and showing their affection.