Shelter Profile Highlight: Animal Care Centers of NYC

Reporter Carla Baranauckas visited the Animal Care Center in Manhattan in July and delivered this report:

NEW YORK – About 60 blocks north of Times Square, a small waiting room inside a Manhattan animal shelter could be the crossroads of the canine world. Shouts of “Dog!” pepper the air as employees and volunteers walking dogs pass one another on a hot, humid morning in July.

The Manhattan shelter, at 326 East 110th Street in East Harlem, is part of a network that has been working hard to improve and repair its image as an animal kill house, even dropping “Control” from its name in 2015 and becoming instead “Animal Care Centers of NYC.”


View the full report here: NYC ACC