OUR STORY

Who founded DMOOCNY? 

Hello, my name is Cassandra Palummo (and that is my boy Blü)! I moved to Orange County, NY with the family in 2003,  from Staten Island, NY.

 

I attended Washingtonville High School, have a BA in Arts from Marist College and a BA/MA in Science, Occupational Therapy from Dominican College. 

I adopted my furbaby Blü in April 2018 from Grateful Doggies Family Rescue and immediately fell in love. 

My life immediately changed, as I had never had a dog before- and as quickly as he grew is as quickly as i took on the name, "dog mom". 

Blü has been my partner in crime the past 2 years. He travels with me, attends weddings, poses for social media photos, helps me test new products/toys/treats, and is my +1 to most events.

Living in the gorgeous Hudson Valley it has became my mission to help promote dog friendly places, increase dog-friendly events in the area, educate the public on dog safety, share trusted dog services in the area, share adoption and foster opportunities for local agencies, and create a sense of community for all dog moms. 

ABOUT DOG MOMS OF OCNY

In August 2019, I moved back to my hometown with a fur-baby for the first time.Having a pet for the first time in my life in this area left me with a bunch of questions. I wanted to know everything from the best dog-park, to vet hospital, to grooming services, boutiques, etc. 

As my questions arose, so did my curiosity for a resource that would let me know the above mentioned PLUS where dog friendly events and/or restaurants and wineries were located. To my surprise, there was no such website or social media aspect geared towards Dog Moms specific for this area. 

As the girl boss and believer of giving my boy Blü his best life, i decided to create this local dog community myself.

Introducing the birth of Dog Moms of OCNY - everything you need to know to stay up to date with dog events, trusted products, and elite services.

DOG MOMS UNITE

WE HAVE BEEN GIVING THE OPPORTUNITY TO USE OUR PLATFORM TO CREATE EVENTS FOR DOG MOMS TO ENJOY WITH THEIR FUR BABIES. 

WE ALSO ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE LOCAL PET BUSINESSES AND SERVICES, WHICH WE HAVE USED - IN ORDER TO GIVE US OUR TRUSTED OPINION. 

WHAT BETTER WAY TO GIVE YOUR DOG THEIR BEST LIFE THAN TO INCORPORATE WHAT IS IN YOUR OWN BACK YARD [SHOP LOCAL]. 

IT IS ALSO A PASSION TO HELP OTHER DOGS FIND FOREVER HOMES, JUST AS BLÜ DID! STAY WEEKLY ADOPTION + FOSTER OPPORTUNITIES WILL BE POSTED ON ALL MEDIAS.

Meet The Team

Larissa Laba

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Cassandra Palummo

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Jaclyn Silvestri

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