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Adorable little marshmallowy meatball Blanca (#boroughbred30687) was at risk at the Brooklyn Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) due to medical conditions i.e., orthopedic issues that require continued care. We stepped up to save Blanca, when ACC staff reached out for help for this "staff fave”, and overfull conditions at the shelter due to slow summer adoption months. We don't have much information on this sweet pup’s past except that she came in as a stray with deep, infected lacerations on her face, a wound on her leg, and injuries on her hind limbs. We’re so happy to report that Blanca now renamed Willow has healed well!! She has truly hit the jackpot with her hoomans and doggie foster bro Grey, who's thrilled (and exhausted!) to have a playmate! Despite her sad, abusive past, Willow loves to give kisses, topples over for belly rubs, and embarks on celebratory zoomies fueled by happiness. Happy life sweet girl! #WillowAtHEAL #EveryDogMattersatJoeysElderPaws #TheJoeyAndOreoHEALFund #WeRescueSeniorBondedandPitbullTypeDogs #KeepingPetsOutofShelters #HEALNow #HumanityEmpathyAnimalLove #TransformingAnimalandHumanLives #EmpathyConnectionBuildingUpOurYouth #TeachHEALBuildingUpOurYouth...

We want to thank all our supporters and donors, for giving a chance at life to Sweetie. There was no hope for her without you. A SENIOR DOG IN A HIGH-KILL MUNICIPAL POUND WITH A HUGE TUMOR ON HER NECK. We're so happy to report that Sweetie is recovering nicely. She finally ate a full meal today with her meds to the relief of her worried foster mom. Sweetie has a big incision and is probably in a lot of pain, but we can only imagine how relieved she must be to be rid of that 2+lb tumor hanging around her neck. We're still waiting for the biopsy report, so please continue to keep this sweet girl in your thoughts and prayers. Sweetie was rescued from the Waterbury pound on April 13 and is in a foster home. True to her name. she is the sweetest pup ever, despite the discomfort the big tumor on her neck must be causing her. She will soon feel as good as new after her surgery. Sweetie is about 5-6 years old and IS KID AND DOG FRIENDLY. She was found as a stray sitting and watching some kids play soccer in a park. SHE IS EXTREMELY WELL-BEHAVED, HOUSEBROKEN AND WALKS BEAUTIFULLY ON THE LEASH. We believe she was definitely a family dog before being abandoned....

Joey’s Elder Paws Partnership with NYCACC's Enhanced Reunification Program: Senior bonded pups Gucci (#25025) and Lewie (#25026) have come to us as part of our partnership with NYCACC's Enhanced Reunification Program. Gucci's and Lewie's owner had a family medical emergency and needed help with temporary placement as she was unable to afford boarding. Sadly she had no choice but to surrender the pups to the Brooklyn ACC. Seeing the owner's strong bond with and dedication to her pups, ACC reached out to us for temporary foster/boarding. We are so happy to be able to step up for these little boroughbreds for a couple of months, till they can be reunited their mommy. But for now the duo is confused and a bit lost. They are also a bit frail and down with a cold. But their wonderful foster is sooo amazing and taking such good care of them. Please keep these two cuties in your thoughts for a speedy recovery!!...

Nala Rescued under our Owner Surrender Prevention Partnership with the NYCACC: Last week we visited the Manhattan ACC and were once again reminded of how heartbreaking and depressing a place a shelter can be for our four legged friends. The staff at the NYCACC does its best to highlight abandoned pets to New Hope Rescue partners like us, but the sheer volume of dogs coming through the doors from the five boroughs is simply overwhelming. As part of our Owner Surrender Prevention Partnership with NYCACC and our #KeepingPetsOutofShelters initiative, we rescued 5-year old Nala (#boroughbred19357) a deferred intake at the Manhattan ACC today! Another sweet pup failed by her humans. But she is safe and will soon be home with her awesome foster parents and sister (also rescued from the NYCACC). A bit about Nala's sad history. Her family got her three weeks ago from her previous family, who had no time for her. Her current family had to rehome her as she is not a good match. So why was Nala not a good match?! Well…because Nala had growled a few times in her current home when her OWNER PUT HER FACE ON HER FACE!! REALLY…so as per her notes from the NYCACC "1/18, Nala was lying on the couch and her ADULT OWNER was lying sitting behind her. The ADULT OWNER leaned on her and put her face on her face. Nala growled. Her owner leaned back SLIGHTLY ON HER and told her that wasn't nice. Nala turned around and lunged and bit her lip. She then ran to a corner and hid. Nala's first family (WHO DIDN'T EVER HAVE TIME FOR HER IN THE FIRST PLACE!!) was very surprised to learn that she bit her current owner. They report that she hadn't bit anyone while she lived with them."...

Amber is one of the two dogs we rescued from being euthanized at the Waterbury, CT pound! This gorgeous 1-2 year was never loved, but despite that has so much love to give. SHE IS DOG AND KID FRIENDLY. Amber was described as a pit bull mix at the Waterbury pound. We're unsure of her exact breed, but she seems to have some Sharpei and Brown Mouth Cur in her as well. Amber is spayed and up to date on all her shots. She is currently in foster in  Central NY and available for adoption through our friends Diamond in the Ruff, NY....

Joey’s Elder Paws Rescue approved as a NYCACC New Hope Partner: Meet Griswald (#boroughbred15653) rescued 12/21 from the Manhattan ACC) our newest H.E.A.L.er and first official rescue as a newly accepted NYCACC New Hope partner. Gris, found as a stray, was At Risk at the shelter due to kennel cough. Thank you to the Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) Manhattan New Hope staff for advocating and highlighting this sweet older pup to us. Gris is with a short-term foster in Westchester, NY and will be going to our H.E.A.L. (Humanity, Empathy & Animal Love) Sanctuary in upstate NY tomorrow. He has been the perfect houseguest, adoring, low key, low maintenance and housebroken. Bringing Griswald home from the shelter was an extremely emotional experience. He refused to come with us and wanted to go back into the shelter, the only safe place he knew, after having been a stray for God knows how long. He had to be lifted into the car and then when we got home he wouldn’t get off. He looked confused and scared, tail tucked between his legs. GRIS' SAD EYES AND THE SCARS ON HIS FROSTED FACE MAY SPEAK VOLUMES OF HIS HARD, ABUSIVE PAST, BUT HE IS SUCH A GENTLE, LOVING SOUL. Griswald is BEYOND ADORABLE. This bouncy boy is so very sweet, mellow, SUPER DOG and KID FRIENDLY….you can't ask for more in your new best friend! But Gris was the lucky one. We don’t know how long Griswald had been a stray, but seeing his contentment at being loved and inside a house is simply priceless. There are so many Joeys, Griswalds,  and nameless others in shelters that need rescuing. Please open your hearts and homes to a homeless pup. #AdoptDontShop....

Nala, Frida, Rey and Leia, are four sibling puppies rescued from a high kill shelter in South Carolina. We helped foster these beautiful babies and found them the most wonderful forever homes. The pups are pictured here with their human siblings. “Who rescued who?” Bringing families and rescued pets together…the picture captures all that is good about rescue....