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