Animal Issues

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
Cat Declawing May Be Banned in New York State

Cat Declawing May Be Banned in New York State

After introducing several bills dealing with animal welfare, Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal is working on a bill that would ban the declawing of cats in New York State. While not yet introduced in the state Senate, Rosenthal’s ban would be paramount […]

by · January 15, 2015 · Animal Issues, Domestic News, News
Adoption Event 1/3/15

Adoption Event 1/3/15

by · December 31, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board, Pets
I applaud Mayor de Blasio’s courageous Horse Drawn Carriage Legislation

I applaud Mayor de Blasio’s courageous Horse Drawn Carriage Legislation

Whenever I vote, I so do expecting the candidate to be a leader, and not a follower. A leader is guided by his or her conscience, and what he or she considers morally correct. A follower often votes based on polls, prejudices in […]

Introducing “Bronx Pets” – Allie

Introducing “Bronx Pets” – Allie

Bronxites love their pets.  The Bronx Chronicle knows this, and we’d like to introduce a new feature where we highlight one (or more) or your adorable and cuddly Bronxites for the world to see. Our inaugural pet is a sad story. […]

by · November 9, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bronx Pets
One of many horses to suffer injury or death on NYC streets

Horse Drawn Carriages: Threat to Public Safety & Horse Safety

On October 29, NYCLASS, )NYCLASS.org), and The Animal Legal Defense Fund, (Aldf).org, stood on the steps of City Hall to release newly obtained records of carriage horse accidents from the NYPD. These records reveal in detail that there are have […]

KLEIN, SEPULVEDA, & CRESPO HOST FUNDRAISER TO SAVE NO KILL ANIMAL SHELTER IN THE BRONX

KLEIN, SEPULVEDA, & CRESPO HOST FUNDRAISER TO SAVE NO KILL ANIMAL SHELTER IN THE BRONX

  State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda (D-Bronx), Assemblyman Marcos Crespo (D-Bronx) at Holy Cross School in Soundview on Sunday held a fundraiser aimed at saving the only no-kill animal shelter in Bronx County. Attendees also […]

by · October 20, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board