West Village »

ASPCA Euthanizes Homeless Man's Dog Without Telling Him

James Tarangelo's dog Spot was taken from him based on concerns about the pet's health.

Belmont »

VIDEO: Watch Adorable Snow Leopard Cubs Play at Bronx Zoo

The two endangered snow leopard cubs, which weigh about 15 pounds each, were born at the zoo on May 6.

Fort Greene »

MAP: New York City's Most Dog Poop-Filled Neighborhoods

Check where your neighborhood stacks up on the list of pooper-scooper offenders.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Dogs Get Pampered at Canine-Friendly Hotel

The OUT Hotel's new Dog House Suites have treats, a fake fire hydrant and a dog bed.

Midtown »

Animal Shelters Face 'Dire' Overcrowding After Technical Outage, City Says

The mayor's office sent out an email Thursday asking volunteers to temporarily house dogs and cats.

Belmont »

600 and 400 Pound Tortoises Move to the Bronx Zoo

Rocket, weighing in at 600 pounds, and Abdul, weighing 400 pounds, could live up to 200 years.

Upper West Side »

How To Fight a Rat Infestation on Your Block

Experts say there are more than 20 million rats in the city. Here's how to banish them from your block.

Upper West Side »

NYCHA Blames Own Staff for Rat Scourge at Frederick Douglass Houses

The agency admitted that staff at the housing complex have contributed to a major rat infestation. 

Crown Heights »

Duck, Duck, Quiche: Crown Heights Farm Churns Out Fresh Eggs for Cafe

Ten ducks at the Weeksville Heritage Center provide the goods for Breukelen Coffee House's quiche.

Civic Center »

NYPD's In-House Bee Expert Buzzes Off Into Retirement

Anthony Planakis, 52, retired after 20 years corralling hornets and honeybees for the NYPD.

Fort Greene »

Learn to Turn Roadkill Into Bejeweled Art From This 'Dead Animal Addict'

Divya Anantharaman teaches the art of taxidermy at the Morbid Anatomy Museum.

Financial District »

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

This week: a Greenwich Village shootout, a mysterious boat under the WTC and dog treats for humans.

Clinton Hill »

Meet the 8 Animals Keeping NYC Cute

From a barking deer to grazing goats, the city is full of curious (and cute) creatures.

Greenpoint »

Man Claims Ownership of Pit Bull Injured in Fall From BQE, Vet Says

Police are still investigating whether the pet was thrown over the bridge or not.

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