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Tie, Train-Track-Trekking, Headline-Making Pup, Adopted!

Tie 4.13.14 ManhattanEarlier this month, a sweet, energetic dog trekked along the train tracks from the Bronx to Manhattan and was rescued by MTA police. Her adventure was covered by multiple news outlets, including The New York Post and The New York Times, and she even made an appearance on 
Good Day New YorkNow Tie, who arrived at AC&C with no form of identification, has been adopted by the Miller family, and has a great new home.

Like the subway kittens last year, Tie garnered a lot of attention due to her affinity for public transportation. MTA police officers Luis Alvarez and Errold Borges rescued her from the tracks at the Harlem-125th Street Station, after an engineer of a Grand Central Terminal-bound train had made Metro-North's operations control center aware of her presence.

Tie was brought to AC&C's Manhattan Care Center, where, like all dogs that come though our doors, she received a medical exam and vaccinations. When no one claimed her, she became eligible for adoption. AC&C received more than 100 queries about—and approximately three dozen applications for—the famous canine.

Tie with family at AC&C

“We had dozens of qualified applicants," AC&C's Adoption Supervisor, Jessica Vaccaro, said. "The Millers stood out because their passion for their other dogs, and the wonderful life that they were offering for Tie, really shone through. We hope the others who applied will consider adopting one of our other fantastic animals.”

Tie at the office


Tie went to her new home after she was spayed and microchipped. Her guardians report she's doing well, "a bundle of energy" and a big fan of belly rubs.

It's not all play, though - she's already accompanying them to the office (see pics).

Tie and Milo at the office

"Now Tie commutes to work by car," Tie's family says, "we have forbidden her to take the train."

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