Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) accepts reports of pets that have been purposely abandoned by their owners. 

You can report:

  • Pets that are left in homes when owners move or go on vacation
  • Pets that are tied up for a lengthy period of time in a public place

2019 Holiday Closures

  • Thursday, July 4 - Independence
  • Monday, September 2 - Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 28 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Wednesday, December 25 - Christmas Day
  • Wednesday, January 1 - New Year's Day 2020


Check the Lost and Found Pets database.

Report a found dog with a NYC license tag.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance by phone.