ACC is closed for dog surrenders due to critical capacity. ACC remains open for adoptions, drop-off of animals that require emergency medical care or that pose a public safety risk, and those being dropped off by government agencies.

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

You can report:

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

You can report this between 8 AM and 6 PM , 7 days a week.


Check the Lost and Found Pets database.

Report a lost dog with a license tag.

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

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