Animal Issues

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
A dead dolphin was seen in the Hutchinson River near Glover Field in Pelham, March 24, 2017. (Photo: Lohud.com)

Dolphin found dead in Hutchinson River

The Mount Vernon Daily Voice reported Sunday on “the discovery of a dead dolphin in the Hutchinson River near the Mount Vernon/Pelham border is bringing attention to the Mount Vernon sewer system.”   According to the Journal News, the dolphin was […]

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to One Year for Beating Puppy

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Sentenced to One Year for Beating Puppy

Animal Advocates Should Not Have To Play Tug Of War On Transparency With New Administration’s USDA

Animal Advocates Should Not Have To Play Tug Of War On Transparency With New Administration’s USDA

SCHUMER: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION USDA IS HIDING CRITICAL INFO THAT HELPS PREVENT ANIMAL CRUELTY AND TRACKS ‘PUPPY MILLS’; SENATOR URGES FEDS TO BRING BACK ONLINE DATABASE THAT TRACKS THOUSANDS OF BREEDING FACILITIES & PREVENTS CRUELTY; BRINGING ANIMAL ABUSE TO LIGHT DEMANDS […]

by · February 21, 2017 · Animal Issues, Government
Photo c/o NYPD

PETA Offers $5,000 Reward for Information on Whoever Left Injured Dog in Garbage Can

REWARD OF UP TO $5,000 OFFERED TO HELP NAB WHOEVER LEFT INJURED DOG IN GARBAGE CAN PETA Offer Comes After Poodle Mix Is Left to Die New York — A severely battered dog was found in a trash can outside […]

by · December 27, 2016 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board, Crime
Pet Adoption Event, 11/5

Pet Adoption Event, 11/5

​New York City Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr. is partnering with Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) to bring an ACC Mobile Adoption Event to the 17th Council District. The event will take place this Saturday, November 5, from 12-4pm […]

Mayor De Blasio Announces $10 Million in Capital Funding for 2 New Animal Shelters in the Bronx & Queens

Mayor De Blasio Announces $10 Million in Capital Funding for 2 New Animal Shelters in the Bronx & Queens

  Largest investment in the animal shelter system since the City began operating them in the 1990s   NEW YORK––Mayor de Blasio today announced $10 million in capital funding for two new animal shelters in the Bronx and Queens, marking […]

by · April 28, 2016 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
After weeks inside their eggs, these two siblings finally meet! Photo courtesy of The American Eagle Foundation and the cooperative partners of the D.C. Eagle Cam.

“Mr. President” & “The First Lady” Are Now the Proud Parents of Two Healthy Bald Eaglets

  Special to The Bronx Chronicle WASHINGTON, DC  — Millions of people were glued to their computers and mobile devices this week watching dceaglecam.eagles.org and waiting for the eggs of “Mr. President” & “The First Lady” to hatch LIVE on the Washington D.C. […]

by · March 21, 2016 · Animal Issues, News
Kapparos: Wanton Killing of Animals in the Name of Religion

Kapparos: Wanton Killing of Animals in the Name of Religion

(Video from Dailymotion) As the holiest period of the Simchat Torah comes to an end on Tuesday night, there are those who practice Hasidim that participate in an abusive and a blasphemous manner in which they conduct Kapparos. By many, […]

by · October 6, 2015 · Animal Issues, Religion
BRONX DA: YEAR BEHIND BARS FOR SOUNDVIEW MAN WHO TORTURED DOG TO DEATH

BRONX DA: YEAR BEHIND BARS FOR SOUNDVIEW MAN WHO TORTURED DOG TO DEATH

ANYTHING BUT GENTLE Dwayne Gentles Sentenced in Beating Death of Puppy (Bronx, NY – August 13, 2015) – Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson announces a man convicted of the December 2012 beating death of a 4-month-old puppy has been sentenced […]

by · August 14, 2015 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board, Crime
World Elephant Day

World Elephant Day

Happy the lonely Elephant on World Elephant Day by Roxanne Delgado In 2006, Happy passed the “mark test”, the highest level of mirror self recognition, when she touched the “X” marked above her eye with her trunk upon her reflection […]

by · August 12, 2015 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
AppleBee’s Dine To Donate All Day Event for New Beginning Animal Rescue

AppleBee’s Dine To Donate All Day Event for New Beginning Animal Rescue

Come out and enjoy a meal that is filling…and fulfilling! Dine at Applebee’s on Eastchester Road Thursday Aug 6th (any time of day) and they will donate 10% of your bill to New Beginning Animal Rescue. BRING THE FLYER TO […]

TNR Initiative

TNR Initiative

by · July 24, 2015 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
Please Adopt Your Next BFF – Best Furry Friend – 1/17/15

Please Adopt Your Next BFF – Best Furry Friend – 1/17/15

by · January 16, 2015 · Animal Issues, Bronx Pets, Bulletin Board