Category Archives: Dogs

Euthanasia of Dogs and Cats at NYC Shelters Hits Historic Low, Says Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals in 2013 Progress Report

Euthanasia at AC&C drops for tenth straight year, giving NYC lowest euthanasia rate per capita of any major U.S. city Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – New York, NY – New York City is nearer than ever to becoming a “no-kill” … Continue reading

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A Reunion Between Rescued Dog and Rescuer

It had been six years since they’d last seen one another, but Nicky remembered Doug Halsey. The beautiful black-and-white Pit Bull mix enthusiastically greeted Doug, who now runs Ready for Rescue, an Alliance Participating Organization. Then he sat down by … Continue reading

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A Senior Dog’s Second Chance

When Sam arrived at the Brooklyn Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) shelter, he was already a mature Bullmastiff around six or seven years old. He was also clearly the victim of poor owner care. The dog was extremely … Continue reading

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Alliance Responds and Rescues Pets Stranded by East Harlem Explosion

Thursday, March 13, 2014 This time, an explosion rocked East Harlem. Two buildings collapsed and hundreds of families were displaced on Wednesday due to a gas leak. On Thursday, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals stepped in* to help pet … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Hazards Threaten Cats (and Dogs)

New York City is wrapping up an extremely cold and snowy winter, which made staying warm and safe challenging for everyone, but especially so for the city’s stray and feral community cats. When the temperatures plummet and the streets turn … Continue reading

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