About Animal Haven
Animal Haven is a nonprofit organization that finds homes for abandoned cats and dogs throughout the Tri-State area, and provides behavior intervention when needed to improve chances of adoption. Founded in 1967, we operate an animal shelter in Manhattan. We also provide programs that enhance the bond between animals and people.
Animal Haven is a 501 (c) 3 organization.
251 Centre Street
New York, NY 10013
(Corner of Broome Street)
Noon to 7:00pm, Monday-Friday
11am to 6pm, Weekends
Closed on Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
* Please arrive an hour before closing if you are coming to meet adoptable animals
We are closed for a staff meeting every Monday and Thursday from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM.
Cats and dogs are for adoption at Animal Haven.
Fee covers spay/neuter, vaccines, microchip and license.
Cat adoptions are usually same day. Dogs may take a few days.
You may print and fill out the Adoption Application ahead of time, but we will only accept applications in person. Please DO NOT MAIL OR FAX it in.
Animal Haven does accept owner relinquishments from the public.
Cats and dogs will be given a thorough behavior and medical evaluation prior to admission.
Animal Haven does not accept animals with a history of aggression or biting.
Animal Haven reserves the right to refuse any animal. Intake hours are Saturday and Thursday from 2 to 7pm. Appointments are required.
Please call 212.274.8511 or Contact Us for more information or to make an appointment. Please note that dogs and cats must pass a behavior and medical evaluation before admitted.
Animal Haven has rental space available for parties, lectures, performers and professional organizations holding seminars and/or training programs. We also offer shorter rental periods for you and your dog to enjoy an indoor run on a rainy, hot or cold day.
For information on Space Rental
Board of Directors
Robert M. Flanagan* Chair
Archie Gottesman* Vice Chair
Seth Molod* Treasurer
Beth Finkelstein* Secretary
R. Scott Ornstein*
* All of these are independent voting members.
(this is a nonvoting group)
Stephanie von Watzdorf
Carol Anne Riddell
Tiffany A. Lacey
Director of Operations
Animal Behavior and Adoptions Manager
Client Services Manager
Client Services Manager
Client Service Representative
Kennel and Cattery Attendant
2013 Form 990
2013 Audited Financial Report