Risa Weinstock

Maro the dog, available for adoption from Animal Care & Control Manhattan Shelter, 326 East 110th Street.  (Photo Credit: AC&C)

Animal Care & Control of NYC Hosts `Pit Bowl’ Party To Promote Pit Bull Adoption

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Animal Care & Control of NYC is trying to change the image of the pit bull, and they’re inviting New Yorkers to a ‘Pit Bowl’ bowling party to learn more. It takes […]

1010 WINS–07/26/2014

Bittersweet the cat (pictured above) is available for adoption at the ACC's Manhattan Care Center. (credit: ACC)

Animal Care & Control Calling On New Yorkers To Come And Adopt Cats

Executive Director Risa Weinstock says shelters are overflowing with nearly 6,000 cats and kittens.

07/24/2014

Badoodle - Available for adoption from Animal Care & Control of NYC (Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy, Wireimage/Gettyimages)

Animal Care & Control of NYC Participates In ‘Just One Day’ Event To Promote No Kill Goal

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s a sad reality all over the country: thousands of healthy and treatable animals are being euthanized in shelters each day for lack of resources, including space, funding for medical care […]

1010 WINS–06/11/2014

MTA officers Luis Alvarez (L) and Errold Borges with Tie. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train From The Bronx Into Manhattan

A Metro-North train was forced to slow down on Tuesday thanks to a dog that decided to chase the train into Manhattan from the South Bronx.

04/09/2014

(Photo Credit: Animal Planet)

Big Apple Shelter Kittens Featured In Puppy Bowl

New York (CBS New York)  As the Broncos and Seahawks take the field at Metlife Stadium, some local four legged stars will wow TV viewers on Animal Planet. For the second year in a row, […]

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

Some of the pit bulls that authorities say were rescued from a dog fighting operation in Brooklyn. (credit: AC&C)

AC&C: Pit Bulls Rescued From Brooklyn Dog Fighting Operation Ready For Adoption

The dogs were removed from a home back in May, where authorities found kennels, treadmills, syringes and a stick used to break a dog’s grip on another animal or object, according to Animal Care & Control of NYC.

07/23/2013

Amelia the dog available for adoption at Animal Care And Control of NY (Photo credit: AC&C)

Animal Care And Control Of NY Launches Revamped Adoption Program To Attract More Of New York’s “Kindest”

Animal Care and Control of New York on Saturday will mark the launch of an overhauled adoption program with “Petacular” events at its three shelters.

1010 WINS–06/29/2013