New York (CBSNewYork) CBSNewYork.com and 1010 WINS have teamed up with Animal Care Centers of New York City to let you know about some of the adoptable animals looking for loving homes in the city's shelters, and, where ACC's mobile adoption units are headed with even more great pets.
This week, we're featuring Jo Joplin, Rory And Mike!
Rory (A1098530) Adorable Rory, a volunteer writes, "snorts with pleasure when cuddling" and gives "delicious stand up hugs…. As soon as we came into the pen he picked up a soft toy and brought it to me, and then proceeded to carry it around with him as he explored…. Fun, wiggly, affectionate, and sometimes a tad mouthy when he gets excited, Rory is a great looking dog with a fabulously lively personality. Everyone is a friend, no room for strangers in Rory's world." Meet this approximately one-year-old pup at ACC's mobile adoption event at Petland Discounts, Bay Plaza Center on December 10, or—if he's not adopted there—fall in love with him at ACC's Manhattan Care Center, 326 E. 110th Street.
Jo Joplin (A1097502) "After I started petting her, within a couple of minutes she was on her back looking for tummy rubs," an ACC volunteer notes. "Purrs and head butts--all there…. Gentle and affectionate, she would be at home just about anywhere." Come on by ACC's Manhattan Care Center, 326 E. 110th Street, to meet this approximately two-year-old sweetheart.
Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the only open-admissions animal shelter in New York City and takes in approximately 30,000 animals every year. ACC's three Care Centers in Manhattan (326 East 110th Street), Brooklyn (2336 Linden Boulevard), and Staten Island (3139 Veterans Road West) are open for adoptions 12pm-8pm Monday thru Friday, and 10am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays.
If you're interested in one of the animals featured here, email ACC's Adoption team at firstname.lastname@example.org with the animal's name and "A#", or head directly to the Care Center where the animal is located. Please note, animals featured here may already be placed by the time you arrive, but there are hundreds of great cats, dogs, and rabbits looking for loving homes every day! You can view available animals online, and at the Care Centers, ACC Adoption Counselors will help you find the best match.
Mike (A1092505) Mike, a volunteer writes, has "a fun, slightly quirky personality. This guy is very curious and active; when you first introduce yourself, he doesn't seem terribly interested in affection. But after a few moments, he'll select a 'safe' spot such as his litter box and hunker down to express his readiness for petting. Mike absolutely loves to have the nape of his neck and the area between his ears rubbed -- it seems like those spots are itches that can never, ever be scratched enough!" Meet Mike, who's about one year and eight months old, at ACC's Manhattan Care Center, 326 E. 110th Street.
You can also meet your new best friend at ACC's Mobile Adoption Center, which travels throughout the city. (Note: dates and locations are subject to change. Information will be updated as quickly as possible. Also check http://nycacc.org/Events.htm)
This week's mobile adoption events:
- December 10, 12-4pm: Pearhead, 20 Jay Street #301, Brooklyn, NY 11201
- December 10, 12-4pm: Petland Discounts, Bay Plaza Center, 340 Baychester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475
- December 11, 12-4pm: Antelyes Animal Hospital, 6209 Fresh Pond Road, Middle Village, NY 11379
- December 11, 12-4pm: Bayside Star Subaru Dealership, 206-26 Northern Boulevard, Bayside, NY 11361
ACC's next Foster orientation will be December 13, 7 – 9 pm, at ACC Headquarters, 11 Park Place, Suite 805, New York, NY 10007. Learn more and sign up at http://nycacc.org/Foster.htm.
To adopt an animal, you must have a valid photo ID, be 18 years of age or older, and bring proof of current address. ACC adoptions include vaccinations, spay/neuter, a pre-registered microchip, an identification tag, a collar, and a certificate for a free initial exam at a participating veterinarian.
For more information, visit http://www.nycacc.org/Adopt.htm.
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