AC&C NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS
AC&C Receives $50,000 Petco Foundation Grant to Support Animal Welfare Efforts in New York City
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (March 30, 2015) — Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) today announced it was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to fund a vehicle to aid in animal placement efforts. Since its recent launch in February, the vehicle has transported an estimated 150 cats and dogs from AC&C shelters to volunteer foster homes, where the animals can get ready for adoption.
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Eager to have the new placement vehicle deliver adorable cats or dogs directly to your door? Join AC&C’s foster team! AC&C is always looking for foster volunteers to temporarily care for animals, who may need some extra TLC outside of a Care Center. Our next foster orientations are March 31 and April 14. Sign up today!
Celebrate the season at our 8th Annual Spring Fling, Friday, May 1st, The National Arts Club in NYC benefitting the animals in our care.
Come to enjoy cocktails, light appetizers, live auction & an extensive silent auction. And of course, animals available for adoption will be on hand in our Mobile Adoption Center.
Looking for a new pet?
You’ve come to the right place!
Welcome to AC&C of NYC – the one stop for all your pet adoption needs! Our adoption counselors make every effort to offer you a smooth and easy adoption experience, and to ensure you find the perfect match.
Start your search today!
View the adoption pages for cats, dogs and rabbits and visit our Animal Care Center locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island. You can also visit our Mobile Adoption Center at various events and locations.
Learn more about the pet adoption process, including fees, what to bring and what you’ll receive with your pet adoption.
The Health Department and Animal Care & Control of New York City (AC&C) have announced several changes that will improve the health and wellbeing of animals taken in by AC&C, one of the largest animal welfare organizations in the country. The City will provide more than $8 million in capital funding to build a new adoption center at the Manhattan Care Center, modernize the Brooklyn Care Center, double the organization’s current fleet of mobile adoption vans and expand AC&C’s fundraising capacity.
“AC&C is committed to continual improvement and this additional funding will have a significant impact on our progress,” said AC&C Executive Director Risa Weinstock. “We are so grateful to the Mayor, City Council and the Health Department for supporting our efforts and investing the capital that will drive greater success. In 2014, 80.7 percent of the cats and dogs AC&C cared for were adopted, reunited or transferred to placement partners, and in the month of December 2014, this number was over 87 percent. The City’s substantial support enables AC&C to continue to expand and improve our services as a compassionate resource for pets and people in NYC.”
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To all of New York's Kindest…Thank you!
Jackson Galaxy: “The cats of New York depend on you”
Thanks to Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy for recording a public service announcement for our cats and kittens! AC&C takes in more than 18,000 cats each year, and you can help us find them homes: please adopt or foster! “The cats of New York depend on you.”
Looking for another way to make a difference for AC&C animals?
Send needed items directly to AC&C from our PetFlow "Wish List”: help feed and comfort our wonderful dogs and cats, and boost your impact! For every donation that you make, PetFlow will donate 10% of revenue to AC&C. And remember, even if you are shopping for your own furry family members, AC&C will receive a donation from PetFlow! (no minimum or maximum purchase, program is ongoing)
Support AC&C by shopping at AmazonSmile
When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Animal Care & Control of NYC. Support us every time you shop. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to your selected charitable organization. Please help AC&C today by shopping for your favorite things at AmazonSmile. ($5 minimum purchase, no maximum purchase, program is ongoing)