The ASPCA recommends non-toxic decorations such as wood, fabric or even pine cones.
While they would rather stay with their pets, many New Yorkers are taking advantage of the services of the Emergency Boarding Center in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn until they’re back on their feet.
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.
Many victims of Superstorm Sandy have lost a lot, including their homes, possessions and everything precious, and now as they try to rebuild their lives, some families are also faced with the danger of losing their pets.
Many families who suffered catastrophic losses in Superstorm Sandy are struggling to get back on their feet. For some families, caring for a pet in such circumstances can be simply overwhelming.
The ASPCA has opened an emergency boarding facility for New York City pets displaced by Superstorm Sandy. The shelter is being funded with $500,000 donated by celebrity chef Rachael Ray.
A $500,000 grant from celebrity chef Rachael Ray has made it possible for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to set up a shelter for pets displaced by Superstorm Sandy.
The ASPCA and others have been rescuing animals throughout New York City and in parts of New Jersey that were left behind after their owners were forced to evacuate.
Crystal Lashley, 18, was arrested earlier this week, months after her 6-year-old German Shepherd mix, named Briana, was found tethered to a tree with a visible neck wound, the ASPCA announced.
Central Park goes to the dogs on Saturday as the Central Park Conservancy hosts the 10th annual My Dog Loves Central Park Country Fair.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Law Enforcement Agents arrested a 55-year-old Queens resident for allegedly neglecting and starving her 3-year-old male Yorkshire terrier.
The 3-month-old pup named Joey was found in a black plastic bag at the closed Pilgrim Psychiatric Center near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood Saturday afternoon.
Back on June 23, a passerby called Animal Care & Control after finding a dog tied to a fence in a park near the intersection of Seward and Underhill avenues, officials said.
Dozens of dogs are getting a second chance at finding new homes after being rescued from an overcrowded animal shelter in Louisiana.
Prosecutors say the men tried to discard the dead animal on the street, then threw it inside a bag and tossed it into the garbage.
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