Animal Issues

Free Vaccines for Dogs and Cats – May 6

Free Vaccines for Dogs and Cats – May 6

Enhancing Neighborhood Relations Surrounding Community Cats – April 17

Enhancing Neighborhood Relations Surrounding Community Cats – April 17

Enhancing Neighborhood Relations Surrounding Community Cats Tuesday, April 17, 2018 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. ASPCA Midtown Administrative Offices 520 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018 Notes: You must bring photo ID for admittance to the building. Please do not […]

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine faculty do pre-op procedures to prepare dogs for their spays and neuters at Spayday

Profile America: Pet Dental Health Month

Tuesday, February 6th. Los Angeles was the first municipality to establish a publicly owned veterinary hospital. The spay and neuter center opened this month in 1971. Veterinary medicine goes far beyond reproduction control, of course. Veterinary organizations have established February […]

by · February 6, 2018 · Animal Issues, Profile America
BRONX DA: BRONX MAN WHO SEVERELY INJURED PUPPY SENTENCED

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN WHO SEVERELY INJURED PUPPY SENTENCED

NYC Feral Cat Initiative Workshop: Building Shelters for Outdoor Cats – January 4

NYC Feral Cat Initiative Workshop: Building Shelters for Outdoor Cats – January 4

Building Shelters for Outdoor Cats Thursday, January 4, 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. ASPCA Midtown Administrative Offices 520 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018 Learn the materials, tools, and skills needed to build warm, waterproof shelters to protect feral and […]

Honorees with their awards. Photo credit: ASPCA

Bronx NYPD Officers Honored at ASPCA Appreciation Luncheon

NEW YORK — The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) recently honored 16 members of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and one Assistant District Attorney for their tireless efforts to help animals through […]

New Independent Study Reveals Scientific Basis for DEC’s Mute Swan Control Program is Unsound

New Independent Study Reveals Scientific Basis for DEC’s Mute Swan Control Program is Unsound

Goosewatch NYC, The Pegasus Foundation and The Pettus Crowe Foundation React to the Third Draft of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Mute Swan Management Plan New Independent Study Reveals Scientific Basis for DEC’s Mute Swan Control Program is Unsound  […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
53 Dogs Rescued from Puerto Rico Arrive in NYC and are Available for Adoption

53 Dogs Rescued from Puerto Rico Arrive in NYC and are Available for Adoption

53 Dogs Rescued from Puerto Rico Arrive in NYC Dogs at Animal Haven Shelter Can be Adopted Starting Tuesday NEW YORK, NY – On Sunday, 53 stray dogs rescued from Puerto Rico arrived in New York City. The animals were […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
USDA Extends Comment Period for Public Input on Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements

USDA Extends Comment Period for Public Input on Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements

Washington, D.C., October 20, 2017 — The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing the extension of the comment period for potential updates to the Animal Welfare Act licensing requirements. The comment period […]

by · October 23, 2017 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
New DEC Mute Swan Management Plan Announced, GooseWatch NYC Asking Public for Comments

New DEC Mute Swan Management Plan Announced, GooseWatch NYC Asking Public for Comments

In December 2016, Governor Cuomo signed legislation into law sponsored by Assemblymember Cymbrowitz and Senator Avella to stop the DEC’s plan to kill New York’s mute swans. The new law established a two-year moratorium on the DEC’s mute swan management plans, and requires […]

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

NYClass Statement on the Cancellation of Cruel Exhibits at the Guggenheim Museum

NYClass Statement on the Cancellation of Cruel Exhibits at the Guggenheim Museum

NYCLASS STATEMENT ON THE CANCELLATION OF CRUEL EXHIBITS AT THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM New York, NY – Animal rights group NYCLASS (New Yorkers for Clean, Livable and Safe Streets) today released a statement on the cancellation of parts of the Guggenheim […]

Summer Workshops to Enhance Your TNR Skills Hosted by NYC Feral Cat Initiative

Summer Workshops to Enhance Your TNR Skills Hosted by NYC Feral Cat Initiative

Tuesday, August 8th 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Infection Control Michael Berman, DVM, of On the Go Veterinary Services will present a program about practical infection control geared for individuals who work in animal rescue and those who perform Trap-Neuter-Return […]

Power to the Paw: Official Launch of Empire State Humane Voters

Power to the Paw: Official Launch of Empire State Humane Voters

Seriously Guys, Baby Rabbits and Chickens Are Not Appropriate as Easter Gifts

Seriously Guys, Baby Rabbits and Chickens Are Not Appropriate as Easter Gifts

Easter is coming and many animal advocacy organizations are urging parents not to buy live Easter animals like rabbits and baby chicks. “Rabbits and chickens can make wonderful companions, but those adorable babies grow up quickly into adults that will […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Animal Issues, Pets