Gala Coming Dec. 5!
Join us at City Winery on December 5 for our 2nd annual New York's Kindest Dinner & Awards! Celebrate supporters who've made a difference for NYC animals, and help raise funds for new backyard playgrounds for AC&C dogs. Buy tickets »
|Introducing Dog Playgroups at AC&C!
This fall we began work on a very exciting initiative with the introduction of playgroups for our dogs. Thanks to a grant from Best Friends Animal Society, we were able to bring in Aimee Sadler, founder of "Dogs Playing for Life" for nine days of intensive training with both staff and volunteers. Learn more / See video »
Jackson Galaxy: "The cats of New York depend on you"
Thanks to "Cat Daddy" Jackson Galaxy for recording a public service announcement for our felines! The 30-second spot urges cat lovers to adopt, foster, and support AC&C. View the PSA »
|AC&C and Bark & Co Partner for Pit Bulls
Bark & Co and AC&C recently announced a partnership to promote pit bull adoptions. Starting on October 25—National Pit Bull Awareness Day—anyone who adopts a pit bull or pit mix from AC&C is eligible for a free “New York Pit Bull Appreciation Society” BarkBox, a pawsome package containing toys and treats suitable for big dogs. Read the press release »
|Thanks to New York's Kindest
We recently called on animal lovers everywhere to sign the pledge to be New York's Kindest. To all those who did--whether you've already adopted, volunteered, donated, spread the word, or plan to do so in the future-thank you for showing your support. Learn more »
Adoption Spotlight: Harlem
Looking for a friendly cat with an incredible backstory? Harlem was rescued by NYPD Harbor officers from the Harlem River, where she was stranded on logs by the 145th St. Bridge. Learn more »
In September, we took in 2,865 cats and dogs, and 532 were adopted. Another 1,297 were placed with our dedicated New Hope partners, and 124 cats and dogs were returned to their owners. 151 animals were in foster (some of them may also be counted in other categories).
YTD (through September) we've had 4,517 cat and dog adoptions. Help us continue to increase adoptions of cats, dogs, and rabbits! Statistics for each month--cats, dogs, and other animals--are available online toward the end of the following month.
Nov. 21: Mobile Adoption Center (MAC) at Petco Union Square
Nov. 22: MAC at Le Pet Spa in Battery Park City
Nov. 28 (Black Friday): MAC at Petco Union Square
Nov. 29: MAC at FENWICK KEATS Real Estate
Dec. 2: Foster Orientation
Dec. 5: New York's Kindest Dinner & Awards
Visit our Events page for details and updates.
More of Me to Love - adoption fee for cats 15lbs. and over is their weight subtracted from $25
Pets for Vets - adoption fees waived for veterans of the US Armed Forces
Preparing for Nov. 27? Check out this article from Kitchen Daily on "Everything Not to Feed Your Dog This Thanksgiving."
2015 AC&C Calendars
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