The dogs, now named Fred and Ginger, were so emaciated, weak and dehydrated, all they could do was lay on their sides, AC&C officials said.
The puppies, who have been named Faith and Hope, are about 3 to 4-months-old and are believed to be either Mastiffs or Great Danes.
Fourth of July fireworks and crowded events can be stressful for some pets, increasing their chances of running away and getting lost.
All donations will be accepted, but laundered towels and blankets are preferred, so that AC&C won’t have to bear the expense of washing the items before use.
Animal Care & Control of NYC is asking local residents to donate their unwanted towels and blankets in response to the city’s annual spring influx of stray cats and dogs.
The 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show barks its way into the Big Apple this week, with the purebreeds strutting their stuff at Madison Square Garden. But before they name Best In Show, a pre-show party and fashion show was held to benefit New York City shelter animals.
Nearly two dozen kittens from Animal Care & Control of New York City will be featured in today’s “Kitten Halftime Show” as part of the 8th Annual Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet.
Animal Care & Control of NYC has some tips to help you take care of your pets over the holidays.
Hey, kitty cat!” squealed 3-year-old Lauren “Lola” Squires, as she greeted the cat — who went missing before she was born — for the first time at the Hilton New York hotel.
Gothamist.com said the feline may have been adopted by a New Yorker on a Colorado ski vacation, thinking she was a stray. The two then flew back to New York, where Willow stayed the next five years.
Ahead of Hurricane Irene’s arrival, the ASPCA is urging pet owners not to leave home without your furry friends.
A severely emaciated dog that was thrown out with the garbage in New York City is recovering and may soon be put up for adoption.