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Shelters for Every Borough of NYC: Not Like This

In 2011 New York City passed Local Law 59-2011, the result of a deal between some of the city’s major animal organizations (including the ASPCA, which lobbied very hard to pass the bill) and the city. The major effect of … Continue reading

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New Hope for Shelters for ALL of New York City? [UPDATED]

Update 2/23 – Please note there is a CHANGE OF VENUE for this hearing – it will now be held on the 14th floor of 250 Broadway at 10am on Wed, Feb 25. There is also a press conference/photo op … Continue reading

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NYCACC Board Meeting

There will be a meeting of the board of New York City Animal Care and Control on this Friday, January 23rd. The official notice is reprinted below. These meetings are always educational and time there is well spent.

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Strike a Blow for the Status Quo

For those who can’t read the graphic (and it’s not easy, I know) – this is a group of activists, mostly in Italy, celebrating their success at pressuring Puma to withdraw sponsorship of a New York City Animal Care and … Continue reading

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NYCACC Board Meeting

I wasn’t able to attend the most recent NYCACC board meeting. Fortunately, the meeting was posted on YouTube for the first time and the presentation slides are online as well, so anyone can follow along at home. I’m not going … Continue reading

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Redemption – The Film – Comes to NYC on July 16

There are a handful of books that have really shaped my world. William Gibson’s Neuromancer. Po Bronson’s What Should I Do With My Life. Tom Collins’ Good to Great. But the book that has probably impacted my life the most, … Continue reading

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Baron

Baron 1999 – 2014 “To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him … Continue reading

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NYCACC Schedules Board Meeting for Thursday, June 19

The next board meeting of New York City Animal Care and Control will be held on Thursday, June 19 at 10:30AM at 125 Worth Street in Manhattan. If you have any interest in animal issues in New York City attendance … Continue reading

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New York: A No Kill City for Just One Day

June 11, 2014 is Just One Day in New York City and across the country – a day when animal shelters across the nation pledge to not kill any animals in their care and showcase their efforts to reach out … Continue reading

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NYCACC: Spring Into… A Glint of Hope?

Well, it’s now been months since any kind of serious update. Rather overdue; doncha think? Let’s get to it. New York City Animal Care and Control announced the appointment of a new medical director – the first in several years … Continue reading

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