Category Archives: NYCACC

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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Believe in Evolution

I recently got peripherally involved in a case where a person felt they had to give up their pets due to landlord pressure here in NYC (and before I begin, let me tell you that there is a happy ending … Continue reading

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Some Days, It’s The Little Things

It’s not an Anthony Weiner post, I swear! I had occasion today to visit New York City Animal Care and Control in Manhattan for the first time in a while. The three “full service” (as opposed to intake-only) locations keep … Continue reading

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NYCACC: (New) Policies That Kill

After a longish break I’ve been participating in some pulls of animals from New York City Animal Care and Control. It seems some policies have changed in my absence – and not necessarily for the better. Previously nearly any animal … Continue reading

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