NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Pet owners affected by the pandemic got some much-needed assistance Tuesday in the Bronx.
Free pet food was distributed at the dog run in St. Mary’s Park.READ MORE: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
City Councilmember Rafael Salamanca Jr. says it’s become more expensive to feed pets during the pandemic.READ MORE: Broadway Vaccine Mandate: Audiences Must Be Vaccinated And Masked; Performers, Crew And Staff Required To Be Vaccinated
“We have hundreds and thousands and thousands of families in the borough of the Bronx that have animals, have pets. They have dogs, they have cats, and these pets are like our family members and pet food continues to go up,” he said.
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