Welcome animal lovers! Animal Outpost provides a daily round-up of news, events, and issues relating to creatures of all stripes, with an emphasis on raising awareness of needy animals. In addition to heartwarming, informative and quirky tales of cats, dogs, and other companion animals, we'll also highlight issues relating to protection of wildlife and farm animals. Please feel free to share comments, tips, stories, fundraising events, your own photos, and breaking news at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A long-time animal lover, Amy writes the weekly Critters column for the NY Daily News and reports on topics from animal issues to health and business for various publications. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School, she has a nose for news and sharing a good scoop. She's also passionate about animal welfare, and hopes to raise awareness of the plight of needy animals so more people will choose adoption over buying from pet stores. She lives in Greenwich Village with her rescued mutt Ruby, cats Sammy and Oscar in addition to her two-legged partner George.