Jimmy Tarangelo is in danger of having his remaining dog, Pickles, taken away from him.
The event is one of four family-friendly things to do in the area this weekend, rounded up by DNAinfo.
Alsu Ivanchenko, 34, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with abandoning her puppy in a plastic bag.
A 6-month-old Maltese Shih Tzu was found near Staten Island's Bay Terrace train station.
The number of rescued animals increased by 160 percent this year, officials said.
The cat found dead Sunday in Astoria, on 21st Avenue near 33rd Street, showed signs of animal cruelty.
A controversy over a local Redskins team and the death of a homeless man's dog made news in New York.
James Tarangelo's dog Spot was taken from him based on concerns about the pet's health.
A pit bull named Chuck was brought to the ASPCA with severe injuries to its hind legs.
Irene Helale, 69, said she wanted to stop her neighbor's English Bulldog from barking, police said.
A stray cat that was filmed being kicked across a Bed-Stuy apartment complex was adopted.
The new facility is intended to help the city's most vulnerable animal populations.
The ASPCA says the Yorkshire terrier was treated for neck wounds and is in stable condition.
Volunteers passed out 35 doghouses to owners in Jamaica, the ASPCA said.
Animal Care and Control's new mobile adoption center can transport adoptable pets throughout the city.
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