Every day, we are all faced with the harsh realities of what the New York City animals go through when they enter the shelter system. Every … [Read more...] about The End of Innocence
Back in January, Urgent announced that we had expanded our “mission.” Not only would we be assisting animals at the AC&C, but we would also … [Read more...] about Phoenix – Tossed in a Stairwell to Die
PHILLY - A0887239 - SUPER … [Read more...] about An Open Letter to New York Animal Care & Control
Little Debbie entered the ACC on January 8th, 2013 as a stray, and was quite perfectly named. She was dessert personified...... a tasty snack cake … [Read more...] about The Deaths of Little Debbie and Dutch
When the name Elisabeth Manwiller is mentioned, it is generally met with eye rolls and groans-- and rightfully so. Why you ask? Elisabeth was, until … [Read more...] about “NYCACC and High Morale” (How to Tell when You’re Doin’ it Wrong)
Out of all the firings and "resignations" happening at AC&C recently, one of the worst employees to ever be hired in the NYC shelter system has … [Read more...] about Adopt a Dead Dog?
Even those people who are new to Urgent know that NYC AC&C does not waste any time slapping a dog on the kill list to clear kennel space and stack … [Read more...] about No Hope for Trigger Happy New York
To celebrate our 2 year anniversary, a story about Urgent appeared in The Companion:The Origins of Urgent Part 2 - Animal Lover uses Social Media … [Read more...] about URGENT In The News!
I first saw his picture on January 16, 2012. I had been following Urgent for over six months and had seen many other dogs that peaked my interest, but … [Read more...] about Welcome to the Barkside – II
The next time you happen to view a heartrending ASPCA commercial while watching TV, and then, through teary eyes, dash for the credit card, please … [Read more...] about ASPCA – “In The Arms of Angels” or FRAUDS?!
An Urgent Crew Member sent this to us yesterday. Her comment was “Why are they (the ACC) taking an adversarial relationship toward Urgent when … [Read more...] about ACC Warning About Social Media… Should We be Honored Or Offended?!??!
Before September 1st, when the ACC introduced its new Placement Process guidelines, complete with new colors and vague new behavior ratings, the … [Read more...] about Urgent’s Response to ACC’s New Placement Process
August 17, 2011We wanted to share a note from Toni Bodon of the rescue group STRAY FROM THE HEART. SFTH sued the City for violating the law … [Read more...] about It’s time to send the Department of Health packing from its control over the ACC