• Geary Foundation Brings The Toby Project to Staten Island

    Posted by: akaplan | May 11, 2013

    Thanks to the financial support from the Bruce Geary Foundation, Staten Islanders have been provided with The Toby Project's mobile spay and neuter clinic on April 6th, April 27th and May 11th, 2013, spaying and neutering 76 cats, to address the growing population of abandoned and feral cats in the borough. Volunteers from Staten Island are now able to spay and neuter these cats at no cost, thanks to a collaborative partnership between the Toby Project and Ferals in Peril, Inc.

  • Blessing of Animals

    Posted by: aflaum | October 8, 2012

    On October 6, Grace & St. Paul's Church at 123 West 71st Street opened its doors to all sorts of animals -- "Animals of all faiths and none" were welcome-- in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, who was known to care for animals. The offering was donated to The Toby Project.  Thank you! 



  • Broad Effort To Fix New York's Ferals

    Posted by: aflaum | October 7, 2012

    Jillian Jonas' article in City Limits Magazine called "Broad Effort to Fix New York's Ferals" quotes Dr. Andrew Kaplan about work The Toby Project is doing.  This article is a sidebar to her investigative article about NYC's Animal Care & Control called "Top Staff Depart Animal Care System."



  • Strut Your Mutt 2012

    Posted by: aflaum | September 30, 2012

    On Saturday, September 29, 34 pack-members who, with dogs or not, completed the treacherous 1.8 mile journey at Strut Your Mutt. . Toby Project won the award for raising the most funds of all the particpating organizations.  See Photos

  • Dr. Kaplan Appears on The Today Show

    Posted by: aflaum | September 24, 2012

    Dr. Kaplan, founder of The Toby Project was a guest on The Today Show two times in as many weeks.  The first was to provide professional commentary on canine obesity in relation to the 77 lb. Dachshund, Obie, who was recently in the news.  See the Video.

    Then he made an appearance on Weekend Today to provide commentary on the heat-stroke related death of Bea, a Golden Retriever owned by model Maggie Rizer, who sadly died in cargo on a United Airlines flight. Watch the story.


  • Chase Community Giving

    Posted by: aflaum | September 24, 2012

    The Toby Project won $11,000 in the Chase Community Giving Contest for nonprofits.  Nominated for the honor to enter the contest, The Toby Project's supporters voted for "favorite charity."  The top 196 charities were eligible for cash prizes.  Thanks to everyone who voted!

  • TTP Wins ASPCA's Founder's Society Contest

    Posted by: aflaum | July 30, 2012

    Drum Roll Please!  And the winner is...The Toby Project!   TTP was voted #1 in the ASPCA's Founder's Society Contest and we were awarded a $5,000 grant for the honor!  Thank you to all who voted and to those who spread the word.  The $5000 will fund 5 days of spay and neuter on our mobile clinic.  Nice job!


  • Port Richmond Feral Population Out of Control

    Posted by: aflaum | June 17, 2012

    The Port Richmond area of Staten Island is in need of TNR services. The Toby Project Feral Spay/Neuter Clinic in Bensonhurst, in cooperation with Ferals In Peril serves those needs. NY1 tells the story.

  • NY Daily News: Cat Rescuers Face Cash Crunch

    Posted by: aflaum | April 9, 2012

    March 30, 2012 --  The March expiration of Maddie's Fund commitments to NYC will affect efforts to stem the feral cat population.  Pet columnist Amy Sack's interviewed The Toby Project's Dr. Andrew Kaplan.


  • DVM Magazine Profile

    Posted by: aflaum | March 6, 2012
    July's edition of DVM Magazine 360 profiles The Toby Project.



To date, The Toby Project has spayed or neutered 91,229 animals.

Left to breed and multiply unchecked, 91,229 dogs and cats can yield as many as 1,121,021,952 offspring in only 5 years.

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