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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

ASPCA Lauds Bratton For NYPD Efforts Against Animal Cruelty

An increased effort by the NYPD to stop animal cruelty has earned the department high praise from the nation’s leading animal rights group.

11/15/2014

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Whiskers In Wonderland Helps Cats And Rabbits Find Forever Homes For The Holidays

Whiskers In Wonderland, the largest cat and rabbit adoption event in the city, features nearly 200 cats, kittens and bunnies, all looking for forever homes.

11/14/2014

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Keeping Your Pets Safe In The Summer Sun

Spring and summer can seem like the perfect time for your pets to enjoy the great outdoors, but just like with people, it’s important that your pet stays safe while outside having fun in the sun.

05/27/2014

Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals Wheels of Hope driver, Debbie Fierro, comforts a cat named Maya who was found hiding in an apartment near the East Harlem explosion site. (credit: Jenny Coffey/Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Groups Rescue Pets Stranded By East Harlem Explosion

Anyone needing help with pets affected by the explosion should call the NYC Disaster Relief Pet Hotline at 866-816-4804.

03/14/2014

Participants in Unleashed after school program with puppies rescued from South Carolina's Humane Society of Marlboro County. (Photo Credit: Unleashed)

ASPCA Helps Group ‘Unleashed’ Empower NYC Girls Through Animal Advocacy

Unleashed provides after school programs that rotate at schools throughout the five boroughs.

03/10/2014

The dogs of The K-9 Companion Company love the snow and being at the West Windsor Dog Park in Mercer County, NJ today during the snowstorm. (Credit: Greg Boron)

New ASPCA Program Offers Pets Relief From Long, Cold Winter

Humans aren’t the only ones who are getting tired of the long, cold winter. Pets are too.

03/02/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Takes Over Enforcement Of Horse-Drawn Carriage Rules

The NYPD has taken over enforcement of regulations for horse carriages, and a spokesman for the industry said he hopes they will go by the law and not by a plan to shut the industry down.

02/19/2014

An ASCPA employee recovers a rooster from a cockfighting ring. (Credit CBS 2)

9 Face Felony Charges In Massive Crackdown On Cockfighting In NY

The New York Attorney General’s Office and the ASPCA raided a fight on Saturday night, in a Woodhaven basement.

02/09/2014

A new new mobile adoption unit that was unveiled by Animal Care and Control in February, 2014 (Credit CBS 2)

Animal Care And Control Set To Roll Out Mobile Pet Adoption Center

New York City’s largest animal rescue organization is rolling out its first mobile adoption center.

02/09/2014

Two of the "Astoria 7" cats that suddenly went missing. (credit: Astoria7.org)

Feral Cats Disappearing In Astoria, Queens

Stray cats are vanishing at an alarming rate in Astoria, Queens, residents say.

01/27/2014

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Animal Planet Brings ‘Puppy Bowl Experience’ To Times Square

Fans can join the celebration for the whole week leading up to the big game at Discovery Times Square, located in the heart of New York’s Times Square on 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue.

1010 WINS–01/27/2014

A dog sits in an ASPCA shelter in New York City. (file/credit: Getty Images)

ASPCA, NYPD Expand Pilot Program To Fight Animal Cruelty Citywide

The NYPD will take the lead role in responding to all animal cruelty complaints while the ASPCA will care for any animal brought in by police.

01/24/2014

160 puppies arrived in Armonk safely on March 27, 2012 after being rescued from Midwestern puppy mills (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Authorizing Tighter Regulations On Local Pet Dealers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law authorizing municipalities across the state to set tighter regulations on pet dealers.

01/11/2014

A dog sits in an ASPCA shelter in New York City. (file/credit: Getty Images)

ASPCA Closes Storied NYC Enforcement Unit

For 147 years, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has served as the primary law enforcement agency for animal abuse laws in New York City.

01/05/2014

FILE: Kittens (credit: Clip Art)

ASPCA Holds Third Annual ‘Cat Friday’ Adoption Event

Cats over a year old will have their adoption fees waived, while kittens — ages four months to one year — will have an adoption fee of only $50. Normally, the adoption fee for kittens is $125.

11/29/2013

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