About Animal Haven

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200 Centre Street
New York, NY  10013
(Corner of Hester Street)




12 PM – 7 PM Tuesday-Sunday.
Closed Mondays.


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Cats and dogs are available for adoption at Animal Haven.

Fees are:

  • $175 per cat
  • $200 per kitten or $300 per pair (Why Two Kittens Are Better Than One)
  • $295 per dog over 1 year (includes collar and leash)
  • $395 per puppy 4 months to 1 year old (includes collar and leash)
  • $450 per puppy under 4 months old (includes collar and leash)

Fee covers spay/neuter, core vaccines, and microchip.


  • Must be 21 to adopt.
  • All interested adopters must meet an animal in-person at our shelter before an application can be submitted for that animal.
  • We ask for a personal reference (this can be a family member, friend, employer) who can attest to your ability to care for a pet.
  • Adopters who live in apartments will be required to show proof that pets are allowed. This can be provided in the form of a lease, phone number of a leasing office, landlord, super or property website.
  • If you currently have a pet, a vet reference will be required.
  • Some adoptions can be done same-day. Others may take more time to complete.

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.

Be sure to check out our FAQ page for answers to frequently asked questions.

Animal Intake

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently unable to take in any animals from the public, as our shelter is completely full. 

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. 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.

Board of Directors

(all independent voting members)

Robert M. Flanagan  Chairman
Amy Campbell Vice Chairman
Craig Napoliello Treasurer
Beth Finkelstein Secretary
Nikki Cole
Tiffany Lacey
Aalek Mehta
Kevin Morgan
Scott Ornstein
Breanna Schultz
Andrew Simon
Megan Smith
Jane Wagman
Candace Worth
Archie Gottesman (Emeritus)








Ambassadors Board

(this is a non-voting group)

Joshua Adler
Michelle Aptman
Patrick Athy
Kathleen Boon
Pookie Burch
Louisa Burch
Sara Burke
Daphne Coelho-Adam
Melissa Foss
Jaime Gleicher
Samantha Gloede
Carolyn Murphy
Carol Anne Riddell
Amanda Rosenfelt
Jared Seligman
Tracey Stewart
Stephanie von Watzdorf


Tiffany Lacey
President and Executive Director

Development & Administration

Jenny Coffey
Director of Community Outreach

Shannon Kirkman
Director of Marketing

Moira Connelly
Development Associate

Sandi Schiffman
Administrative Coordinator

Operations & Programming

Mantat Wong
Director of Operations

Mika Ito
Director of Animal Care

Kate Chamberlain
Adoptions Manager

Martha Kamberi
Training & Kennel Manager

Crystal Collazo
Training & Kennel Associate

Nicole Chan
Kennel Technician

Rose Norman
Adoption Counselor

Emily Buddeke
Adoption Counselor

Galaxia Siandre
Kennel Technician

Angel Guzman
Kennel Technician

Theresa Trelles
Cattery Technician

Jasmin Yu
Cattery Technician

Amena Begum
Cattery Technician

Janin Ye
Cattery Technician

Kate LaSala, CTC, CBCC-KA

Dr. Michael Berman, DVM
Staff Veterinarian

2017 990 Form

2017 Audited Financial Report


Animal Haven is an authorized shelter by the State of New York Department of Agriculture and Markets as a New York State Registered Shelter/Rescue (Registration No. RR086)

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