Animal Issues

Why Love a Puppy but Kill a Chick? – From the Desk of Lewis H. Goldstein

Why Love a Puppy but Kill a Chick? – From the Desk of Lewis H. Goldstein

It is going to be 1.5 years since I became vegan. I have been vegetarian for eight years. I urge all to consider becoming vegan or at least vegetarian. There are three reasons I gave up eating meat and then […]

by · September 15, 2014 · Animal Issues, Op Ed
Toy Van – Low Cost Spay/Neuter Services

Toy Van – Low Cost Spay/Neuter Services

by · August 7, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board

NYCLASS Brings Carriage Horse Battle to the Bronx Today

What: NYCLASS, the leading group seeking to remove horse carriages from NYC streets, will gather petitions in support of the cause in the Bronx this evening. Supporters will collect signatures in Andy King’s City Council district to support Mayor de Blasio’s […]

by · August 7, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board

NYCLASS to Lobby City Council Members on the Steps of City Hall Tomorrow

Media Advisory: NYCLASS to Lobby City Council Members on the Steps of City Hall Tomorrow Posted by Nyclass on July 23, 2014 · Flag What: Council Members arriving at City Hall tomorrow will be greeted by NYCLASS supporters lobbying for the […]

by · July 24, 2014 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
Horses and the Heat: Is That All There Is At Play Here?

Horses and the Heat: Is That All There Is At Play Here?

The horse carriage debate is in the news again after a video went viral showing a carriage horse outside during a hot weather suspension. Posted to Youtube on July 2nd, the video shows carriage driver and industry spokesperson, Christina Hansen […]

NYClass Protest Today

Protest Today MEDIA RELEASE: NYCLASS Demands City Revoke License of Horse Carriage Industry Spokesperson for Violating Suspension Posted by Nyclass on July 08, 2014 WHEN: Tuesday July 8, 1:00 pm WHERE: Corner of 59th St. and 6th Ave.   Horse […]

by · July 8, 2014 · Animal Issues

Driver caught exposing carriage horse to extreme temperatures, violating NYC law

Forcing Horses to work in extreme temperatures According to the Mayor’s office and the ASPCA, NYPD officials suspended horse carriage operations due to high temperatures yesterday at 12:37 pm. During the suspension, carriage driver and industry spokesperson Christina Hansen is […]

by · July 3, 2014 · Animal Issues

New York State Makes History: Sends Clear Message to Criminals Benefiting from the Killing off of Elephants and Rhinos

The Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo, Natural Resources Defense Council, and The Humane Society of the United States praised the New York State Legislature Friday for passing landmark legislation that bans the sale and purchase of elephant ivory and rhino horn. […]

by · June 22, 2014 · Animal Issues
NYC’s Top Dog Fundraiser

NYC’s Top Dog Fundraiser

Owner Pedro Rosario and expert volunteer  Danielle Benhrahim This past Saturdays Fundraiser Bakesale was a fun event. Coloring time, courtesy of Lovie Pignata Of Morris Perk. Also in attendance was The Bronx’s own Baron Ambrosia, and Bronx Chronicle Staff Annie […]

Cat Rescued After Cat-Kicker is Released from Jail Without Bail

Kicking cats is apparently the new ‘tough guy’ sport, as demonstrated by Andre Robinson. The Brooklyn resident was filmed last Friday kicking a local neighborhood cat, named King, while his friends laughed manically.

Another Horse Carriage Accident Sparks Protests

Another Horse Carriage Accident Sparks Protests

Another carriage horse accident on the afternoon of April 23rd added fuel to the fire between the carriage horse industry and animal activists. A horse named Spartacus collapsed, apparently after being spooked by a bus, on Central Park South, just […]

From Property to Sentient Beings: Animals Legal Status to Change in France

The legal status of animals is similar to that of a table, but in France it seems that this is about to change. Lawmakers on the French National Assembly legal committee voted to change animals status from “personal property” to […]

by · April 22, 2014 · Animal Issues, Pets
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.

Update On Efforts To Establish A Bronx Animal Shelter

Animal rights activist and Community Board 11 member Bernadette Ferarra updated the community at last nights Board meeting on the ongoing process to establish and fund a no-kill shelter for animals in our borough, responding to significant feral cat communities […]

by · March 28, 2014 · Animal Issues, Pets

PALS sheltering domestic violence victims and their pets

Photo c/o Urban Resource Institute Just in time for Women’s History Month, the ASPCA (the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) announced that they will award a grant of $75,000 to The Urban Resource Institute (URI) for […]