Category Archives: NYCACC

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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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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NYCACC’s Curious Choice of a Medical Director

The good news: New York City Animal Care and Control (NYCACC) has finally hired a medical director after more than three years. The bad news: this is a very curious choice. After more than three years without a medical director … Continue reading

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NYCACC Board Meeting Announced

New York City’s Animal Care and Control will hold their quarterly board meeting on Thursday, January 30 at 10:30AM. The official notice is here and is reprinted below. It seems whenever I post a meeting announcement the first comment is … Continue reading

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NYC Doesn’t Give A Damn About Animals

Not you, gentle reader. I’m talking about New York City’s government, and specifically Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a man who has never cared a whit for the city’s animals beyond the (very) occasional photo op. On Friday afternoon the Mayor’s office … Continue reading

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SRAC’s Intro to ACC Video

Shelter Reform Action Committee put out this video a few weeks ago and I don’t think it got nearly the attention it deserved! Here’s a brief introduction to New York City Animal Care & Control…

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Next NYCACC Board Meeting: Be There Sept 26

The most common question posted in the comments is some form of “how can we change the animal control system of New York City”? Step one: show up for this meeting and stand up for the animals of New York. … Continue reading

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NYCACC Doesn’t Want Help

Most people are familiar with the New York City Animal Care & Control (NYCACC) kill list released each evening, but there are other pleas sent out by email throughout the day to New Hope rescues: special cases, injuries in need … Continue reading

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A Dog Guy and South Bronx Cats

I am known as a “dog guy”, which I suppose I am. My passion is dogs, much of my experience is with dogs, I have 6 dogs in my small home in the South Bronx, and the bulk of my … Continue reading

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