June 2017 -- "The Dog Matchmaker Uses Traditional Matchmaking Strategies to Help People Adopt Shelter Dogs in NYC"
May 2017, "How This Entrepreneur Turned Her Love of Dogs Into a Business" -- "For many entrepreneurs, coming up with a great business idea doesn’t always happen according to plan. More often than not, good ideas originate from a problem that is in need of a solution. And when you really strike it right, the idea involves something you’re truly passionate about."
July 2016, World of Angus. "Sarah Brasky and the dedicated volunteers behind Foster Dogs NYC will continue to rescue and rehome dogs, with the help of this fabulous network of foster parents."
FEB 2016: "Until the perfect human match comes along, foster parents help the little guys realize that people can, in fact, be trusted again, and that the world is not such a scary place."
FEB 2016: "This dedicated matching builds on Brasky’s passion for matching adoptable dogs and humans. Like dating, a good match may not always be what you expect. Through the Dog Matchmaker, Brasky leads people toward better matches and makes the process of choosing a pup less overwhelming."
JAN 2016: "Sarah’s blog is ripe with positive feelings. It’s hard not to feel a sense of joy reading through the success stories that are featured. She’s also been featured in several publications, her service is well worth the received praise."
OCT 2015: "My background in visual imagery and teaching has helped my dog work in many ways, particularly with my work as The Dog Matchmaker and in running my non-profit organization Foster Dogs NYC."
SEPT 2015: "In addition to a seamless website, their social media presence is extremely impressive. For FosterDogsNYC it isn’t about likes, favorites, or retweets. 'Every new follower is one person closer to finding a dog a home.'"
JUNE 2015: "Foster Dogs NYC is an amazing nonprofit organization that helps animal rescuers find temporary homes for their available dogs, while providing potential foster owners with the knowledge and resources to begin their foster experience. DOG & CO. spends a day in the park with founder Sarah Brasky and her favorite four-legged friends, Ozzie & Shaggy."
JUNE 2015: "There are people who are born dog lovers and then those who become them. Sarah Brasky was definitely born a dog lover."
MAY 2015: Feature on Foster Dogs NYC's Fospice program for senior shelter dogs. HuffPost Live: The Pet Show, with Nancy Redd
MAY 2015: "In late March I met with Sarah, my dog matchmaker. We were discussing breeds popular among would-be owners. Sarah tirelessly helps rescue dogs in the New York region, and her mission was to help me find a match. [...] She helped first and foremost by reassuring me."
MAR 2015: "We could all use a helping hand when it comes to finding our perfect match — our perfect pet match, that is. Enter Sarah Oren Brasky. Known as 'The Dog Matchmaker,' she pairs shelter dogs with adoptive pet parents."
DEC 2014: "Professional photographer Shaina Fishman had an idea to show off Foster Dog NYC’s alumni dogs through gathering former foster pups that had been fostered and adopted through the nonprofit www.fosterdogsnyc.com."
SEPT 2014: "... Wix users with remarkable websites – who are doing amazing work promoting their small business on Instagram. [...] [Y]ou’ll get an idea of what brands and small companies can do with images to engage on social platforms."
JULY 2014: "After working for Foster Dog NYC, Sarah realized that many people want to adopt dogs but sometime do not know the right dog for them. Sarah decided to become the Patti Stanger for dogs and start The Dog Matchmaker. You fill out a questionnaire and answer questions about what you are looking for in a dog, how big your home is, and how far you are willing to travel to pick up your dog. Sarah then takes your desires and matches you with adoptable rescue dogs that fit your lifestyle."
December 2013. "The 2013 Park Slope 100, the (...) list of 100 people, places and things that make Park Slope a special place to live. 100 Stories, 100 ways of looking at the world. (...) For me, it’s about the people around here who contribute in some way large or small or even teeny tiny to the greater good."
Featured on Julia Wilson's blog 12/2013, for Foster Dogs NYC work. "[W]e were interested in one dog posted on the site. Within a few hours I had a response from Sara (the founder of Foster Dogs NYC) [...] letting me know someone else had already expressed interest. While that was a bummer, Sara asked me what dogs I was interested in and even followed up with another dog that became available a few days later. I was really impressed with how thoughtful she was and that she followed up with us."
The Dog Matchmaker™ Uses Traditional Matchmaking Strategies to Help People Adopt Shelter Dogs in NYC — by Amber Brooks, Contributing Editor for DatingAdvice.com