New York Tails

Doggie Moms Grace Karen and Erika
Grace Forster, Karen Biehl and Erika Searl
of the hit show Doggie Moms

One of the many things we love about being New York "Doggie Moms" is meeting other "Moms" (and Dads!) who adore their dogs as much as we do. From casual meet-ups in the park to high-end, celebrity-studded fashion shows, we're always making new canine and human friends to share amazing adventures with.

Many "moms" out there got a glimpse of our fun (and often hectic!) lives on the recent six-week reality series, Doggie Moms on NYC Life (Channel 25), and we wanted to introduce you to just some of the many other, fantastic pet moms--dogs, cats, and otherwise!--in and around our great city.

And what better day to do that than on Mother's Day? We hope you enjoy the photos and wonderful sentiments from scores of pet moms who answered our call to tell us more about themselves as much as we did. And remember--becoming a pet mom is as easy as making a visit to your local shelter or rescue group. Take it from the "Doggie Moms": the love of a pet is a gift that never goes out of style!

Happy Mother's Day to all! -- Love, Erika, Grace and Karen. (Be sure to tune in to the Doggie Moms two-part reunion show airing on May 11 and May 18 at 9:30 pm on NYC Life Channel 25!) Click here for a sneak peak.

Diane West, Publisher, New York Tails Magazine

Mahogany and Mommy
Mahogany and Mommy

So n2 being pampered.


This may sound silly, but I do become very attached to the dogs and cats I paint. Here is Kiko, and she would like to say "thank you Mom, for always taking such good care of me." Joy Malin

Pierre and Gladys
Pierre and Gladys

Gladys Delgado Garce and Pierre--Happy Mother's Day from Ada!

Stella and Chico
Chico and Mommy Stella

I would like to nominate Stella Panzarino as the best Mommy to Chico! Her complete devotion to making Chico's life, as well as the dogs who need her most, makes her an angel to all animals. Love, Lisa Alexander.

The best kitty, Simon, most friendly to everyone, adopted in Arizona, moved with me across the country to PA and now to New York, his mom (me) volunteers when work schedule permits for valley stream cat rescue.

Fern and Maui
Fern and Maui

Tootsie and Gerri
Elaine Lewis and Mandy


Happy Mother's Day to my mom Diana Abigail, Associate Treat Dispenser and Comfort Concierge. Diana is a great servant because she lets me use her pillows and blankets without ever having to ask. Love, Ginger.
Bob and Dog, Cuba
Bob and Cuba

Bob Shaugnessy and Top dog, Cuba -- Happy Mother's Day from Ada!

Anais, Doggy Mom
Anais, Doggy Mom

We love and appreciate our Mom so much because she helps other small dogs in Yorkie Rescue, works to train us, travels with us and spoils us rotten! Happy Mom's Day to our Favorite Doggie Mom--Anais! Visit us at

Anna and puppy
Anna and 'puppy'

Anna Yamada and 'puppy' (aka "Evil Santa Doggie") panhandling on Halloween 2009 together.


Welcome to my world, Miko! (12 month old Toy Aussie Shepherd)

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