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Fred (left) and Ginger (credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

AC&C: Dogs Found In Duffel Bag Near Trash In The Bronx

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.

09/26/2012

Puppies Hope (L) and Faith (R) (credit: Animal Care & Control)

Good Samaritan Finds Abandoned Puppies Inside Plastic Containers On S.I.

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.

07/19/2012

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Animal Welfare Groups Urge Pet Owners To Keep Furry Friends Safe On 4th Of July

Fourth of July fireworks and crowded events can be stressful for some pets, increasing their chances of running away and getting lost.

07/02/2012

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Animal Care And Control Of NY Seeks Towel And Blanket Donations To Comfort Shelter Animals

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.

1010 WINS–03/10/2012

Dog in an animal shelter (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Animal Care & Control Asks New Yorkers To Donate For Stray Animals

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.

03/06/2012

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Westminster Dog Pre-Show Parties for NYC Shelter Pets

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.

1010 WINS–02/12/2012

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NYC Shelter Pets To Star in “Kitty Halftime Show” on Animal Planet

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.

1010 WINS–02/05/2012

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Ringing In The New Year: Tips for Keeping Pets Safe

Animal Care & Control of NYC has some tips to help you take care of your pets over the holidays.

1010 WINS–12/31/2011

Willow With Jack and Lola (credit: Juliet Papa)

Purrfect Ending: After Five Years, Willow The Cat Reunited With Family

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.

09/23/2011

Cross-country cat

Questions Remain, But Willow The Cat Headed Back Home To Colorado

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.

09/16/2011

A dog walker takes four bulldogs for a stroll down the Promenade at Carl Schurz Park on the Upper East Side in New York. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Pets Welcome At City Shelters During Hurricane Irene

Ahead of Hurricane Irene’s arrival, the ASPCA is urging pet owners not to leave home without your furry friends.

08/26/2011

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Dog Thrown In The Trash In The Bronx Is Recovering

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.

06/17/2011