CBSNewYork And 1010 WINS Team With Animal Care & Control of NYC To Help Boost Pet Adoptions

New York (CBSNewYork) CBSNewYork.com and 1010 WINS have teamed up with Animal Care & Control of New York City to let you know about some of the adoptable animals looking for loving homes in the city’s shelters, and, where AC&C’s mobile adoption unit is headed with even more great pets.

This week, we’re featuring Lacey, Liannie and Bartholomew.

Bartholomew (ID#: A1034952 – photo above) “This guy is as easygoing and sweet as they come,” an ACC volunteer notes. “He adores head and cheek rubs.  After some quality time with you, he’ll hop away to do a little grooming, then hop right back to continue the snuggling.” Meet Bartholomew at ACC’s Manhattan Care Center, 326 E. 110th Street.

Lacey (ID#: A0963174), available at ACC’s Staten Island Care Center, 3139 Veterans Road West. (Photo Credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Lacey (ID#: A0963174), available at ACC’s Staten Island Care Center, 3139 Veterans Road West. (Photo Credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Lacey (ID#: A0963174) “Lacey is affectionate and loving and she will come right up to you, wanting to interact,” an ACC volunteer notes. “This young lady is as sweet as they come.” Meet Lacey, who’s approximately four years old, at ACC’s Staten Island Care Center, 3139 Veterans Road West.

Liannie (ID#: A1027455) available at ACC’s Manhattan Care Center, 326 E. 110th Street. (Photo Credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Liannie (ID#: A1027455) available at ACC’s Manhattan Care Center, 326 E. 110th Street. (Photo Credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Liannie (ID#: A1027455) Volunteers have so many great things to say about Liannie, an adorable pup of about two years. “Giving stand up hugs and laying her paws on my lap for some petting, she lifts her head like a cat to give me better access for an under-the-skin scratch. She’s so quietly playful, nicely behaved and gently affectionate,” notes one volunteer. Says another: “Liannie is my ‘go to’ girl for some play time, a cuddle, a wagging tail and smiling face when I need one. She’s maintained her great looks and attitude, and volunteers have filled her kennel card with tributes to her great personality. ‘Great dog,’ ‘fun girl,’ ‘love her,’ ‘AWESOME,’ ‘so sweet’ are but a few of the shout outs to our girl.” Meet Liannie at ACC’s Manhattan Care Center, 326 E. 110th Street.

Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the only open-admissions animal shelter in New York City and takes in approximately 30,000 animals every year. AC&C’s  three Care Centers in Manhattan (326 East 110th Street), Brooklyn (2336 Linden Boulevard), and Staten Island (3139 Veterans Road West) are open for adoptions 12pm-8pm Monday thru Friday, and 10am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays.

If you’re interested in one of the animals featured here, email AC&C’s Adoption team at adoption@nycacc.org with the animal’s name and “A#”, or head directly to the Care Center where the animal is located. Please note, animals featured here may already be placed by the time you arrive, but there are hundreds of great cats, dogs, and rabbits looking for loving homes every day! You can view available animals online, and at the Care Centers, AC&C Adoption Counselors will help you find the best match.

You can also meet your new best friend at AC&C’s Mobile Adoption Center, which travels throughout the city. (Note: dates and locations are subject to change. Information will be updated as quickly as possible.  Also check http://nycacc.org/Events.htm)

This week’s mobile adoption events:

·         May 30, 12-4pm: Mobile Adoption Center at FENWICK KEATS Real Estate, 2244 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

·         May 30, 11am-3pm: Dog Adoptions at Biscuits & Bath, 1035 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10065    

·         May 31, 11am-5pm: Mobile Adoption Center at Adoptapalooza, Union Square, Manhattan (north end of Park at 17th street)

Plus, if you’re interested in fostering, AC&C will be holding foster orientations every Tuesday in June (click on flyer below):

foster flyer June 2015

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To adopt an animal, you must have a valid photo ID, be 18 years of age or older, and bring proof of current address. AC&C adoptions include vaccinations, spay/neuter, a pre-registered microchip, an identification tag, a collar, and a certificate for a free initial exam at a participating veterinarian.

For more information, visit http://www.nycacc.org/Adopt.htm.

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