Urgent is a community of thousands but every once in a while, a person will stand out and leave a mark that can never be erased. Joe was one of … [Read more...] about Remembering Joe Ouellette III
So often the media only chooses to report negative stories about our pittie friends. We celebrate the rare positive new stories that we find, and … [Read more...] about Pit Bull Heros from the NYC AC&C!
Hi guys! For those that may not remember me, my name is Capiro. I was rescued from the NYC AC&C back in December after appearing on "the list." … [Read more...] about Capiro – My Journey Home
Everyday, we all meet on Urgent and try to save as many lives as we can. Most of us feel that no dog should die alone in a shelter, and that every dog … [Read more...] about Capiro – A Life Worth Saving?
Home. Possibly one of the most powerful four-letter words in our language. Think about it (because most of us probably have never *had* to before). … [Read more...] about A “Home” For Midnight
"I have a dream.... That one day I will not be judged by my appearance, but by the content of my character." 2011 was a rollercoaster year at Urgent. … [Read more...] about Happy New Year from Urgent!
First, some background… New York Center for Animal Care and Control is a non-profit agency contracted by the City of New York to house and care for … [Read more...] about What really happens at NYC ACC
A report from the Manhattan Shelter today: Since Emily Tanen was fired, there is only one person in the New Hope rescue department on most days, and … [Read more...] about A Report from the Manhattan Shelter
You may have noticed “the mystery redhead” who appeared in photo after photo holding ACC dogs, comforting them when they needed it most. Either by … [Read more...] about Another Face Added To “Gone But NEVER Forgotten”…. We Need To Get Him Back NOW!
Dear Mr. Nolan, I am writing you today because I attended the Board Meeting of ACC yesterday June 21st, the first day of summer, in downtown … [Read more...] about Letter To Board Member Nolan ~ RB
Now is the time for all those in NY that want to help but are unable to walk dogs. Please consider this MUCH NEEDED position. Answering the calls at … [Read more...] about NYCACC IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO ANSWER PHONES!!
Dear Julie Bank, It's so nice to finally get to speak to you directly! Thank you for going on Channel 11 (PIX) and NBC in New York City to talk … [Read more...] about Letter To Julie Bank
Dear Urgent Part 2 Fans, We, the dogs of the Brooklyn ACC, are writing to you with an 'Urgent' request! We could really use some treat donations … [Read more...] about A Letter From The Dogs At The Brooklyn ACC
The following letter was sent to the office of the Mayor, Public Advocate, Borough President, several Assembly members, members of the ACC … [Read more...] about Letter Concerning CLOSED DOOR at ACC Board Meeting ~ Zelda Penzel
Pet owners can be worse than doting grandparents when it comes to whipping out pictures of their four-legged family. A quick glance at blogs, … [Read more...] about Everyone LOVES A Puppy ~ Melissa Barth
Disposable Dogs & cats (All Over Date: 2010-12-17, 10:31PM EST You can't keep your pet? Really? BY A Shelter Director I think our society needs … [Read more...] about Disposable animals..the sad truth
While Facebook is a wonderful tool for showcasing our "dogs in danger", we felt that it was time to build a site for easy access to all the frequently … [Read more...] about Welcome to Urgent Death Row Dogs, an extension of Urgent Part2 on Facebook!
Volunteering at the Animal Shelter by: Gordon_Gartrell Any resemblance to persons living or dead is entirely coincidental. It's all a big, big … [Read more...] about Volunteering at the Animal Shelter