Animal Care & Control

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Bensonhurst »

City Health Dept. Warns Residents of Rabid Raccoon Found Dead in Brooklyn

Officials say the infected raccoon may have infected feral cats and kittens before it died.

Upper East Side »

ASPCA to Open Facility for Orphaned Kittens and Abused Dogs

The new facility is intended to help the city's most vulnerable animal populations.

Kips Bay »

Woman Found Dead in Volvo in Kips Bay

A 58-year-old woman was found dead in a car with Virginia plates, officials and witnesses said.

Upper West Side »

Pale Male's 'Fierce' Baby Hawk Recovering After Crash, Rescuers Say

Three babies were born this spring and one had a bad head injury this August,  hawk watchers said.

Lower East Side »

Adopt Pets and Photos at Lower East Side Show

The Art and Adoption Show will present artwork alongside abandoned and adoptable animals.

East Harlem »

Dog Named Brooklyn Gets Temporary Reprieve From Death Row

City dog may have a new leash on life after animal advocates go to court to save it.

Mariners Harbor »

Woman Calls 911 to Report Abandoned Baby, But Doesn't Mention it's a Dog

Candice A. Salvatore, 27, called 911 to report an abandoned baby, but failed to mention it was a dog.

New York City »

Correction Officer, Manhattan Resident Arrested in Separate Dog Abuse Cases

Officer Justin Burton wounded his dog's neck, while Jerome Smith starved two dogs, authorities said.

Clason Point »

Two Dogs Saved from Trash Heap in The Bronx

A Bronx resident spotted the pair of West Highland terrier mixes in a pile of trash in Clason Point.

East Village »

Pit Bull Shot by Cop in East Village Has 'Legal Defense' Team

After having its eye removed in surgery Monday, Star is now in the care of The Lexus Project.

East Village »

Dog Shot by Police in East Village Loses Eye

Star was shot earlier this month after charging police in the East Village.

East Village »

City Takes Ownership of Dog Shot By NYPD

Star, a dog who survived being shot by the NYPD, is now in the city's hands.

East Village »

VIDEO: Cop Shoots Pit Bull in East Village

The graphic clip shows the pitbull lunge at a cop before he shoots the animal.

East Village »

Pit Bull Shot By Cop in East Village is Alive and in Stable Condition

A female pit bull shot by police Monday is in the care of Animal Care & Control of NYC.

East Harlem »

Girl Attacked by Pit Bull in East Harlem

A 7-year-old girl was attacked by a pit bull in the Lincoln Houses in East Harlem.