About Us

Jackie O’Sullivan – Co-Founder

After a 20 year career in sales and marketing, Jackie left corporate America to pursue her dream of working with & helping animals.

She started out as a volunteer at the NYC ACC & went on to join a large NYC rescue. Jackie was a managing partner there for 3 years. In March of 2015, she left to start Rescue Dogs Rock NYC. RDR NYC has rescued over 3000 dogs in less than 3 years many of which were medical emergencies involving dogs from cruelty cases, neglectful situations & kill shelters.

She has found her passion in helping dogs in need. Jackie lives in Manhattan with her husband and 2 boys.

Stacey Silverstein – Co-Founder

Is a lawyer and partner in a New York City based law firm and lives in Manhattan with her husband.

Following her passion to help homeless & needy dogs, she was a volunteer at the city shelter, the NYC ACC. Stacey was a managing partner at another large NYC rescue before leaving there in early 2015 to co-found Rescue Dogs Rock NYC with the mission of helping the neediest dogs, many medically urgent dogs.

Rescue Dogs Rock NYC, since inception, has saved over 3000 dogs. Stacey is a huge advocate for these dogs and a voice for the voiceless.

Rescue Dogs Rock Mission Statement