Animal Care and Control

FILE - A cat sits in her cage at an Animal Care and Control Shelter in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Manhattan Borough President Stringer Wants Overhaul Of Animal Care and Control

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says what’s needed is a new board of animal lovers and experienced fundraisers to raise money for better facilities and services.


Jayelin Graham (credit: CBS 2)

Children’s Services To Probe Death Of Brooklyn 4-Year-Old Killed By Dog

The head of New York City’s children’s services agency is vowing to investigate the mauling death of a 4-year-old boy in his Brooklyn home.


Emily Tanen and Dog (credit: Facebook)

Former Harlem Animal Care And Control Staffer Emily Tanen: Bringing Pet To Shelter A Death Sentence

Emily Tanen says the East Harlem Animal Care and Control shelter takes in more animals than they can adopt out, so the shelter would make up excuses to kill dogs and cats.


Jayelin Graham (credit: CBS 2)

So Far, No Charges In Dog Attack That Killed 4-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy

Police say 4-year-old Jayelin Graham was mauled Friday night. His mother told police that when she tried to intervene, the dog, a male 100-pound Cane Corso mastiff, turned on her, too.


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Firefighters Rescue Pit Bulls From Bronx Apt. Fire

More than a dozen pit bull terriers were being cared for Tuesday after being discovered in a burning Bronx apartment.


Dog on a leash

Cash-Strapped NYC Will No Longer Look For Lost Pets

Budget cuts are putting your pets at greater risk if they are lost in New York City. Animal Care and Control will no longer take reports of lost pets, and staffers at shelters will no longer search the facilities for missing animals.


2-Foot-Long Alligator Found Hiding Under Car In Queens

The alligator was discovered around 3 p.m. on Newtown Avenue and 29th Street in Astoria. Animal Care and Control experts aren’t sure how the alligator got there.