Animal Rescue

The Brian Lehrer Show

Animal Rescue and Adoptions in New York City

Monday, February 11, 2013

Independent journalist Jillian Jonas' recent piece on Animal Care & Control ran in City Limits. She joins us to talk about criticisms of conditions in Animal Care & Control shelters for dogs and cats, a new report out about reforming the system, and what to know about animal rescues and adoptions in New York City.

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Natural Disasters Reshape Animal Rescue

Monday, October 03, 2011

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 fore-grounded the concept of disaster preparedness, but it was Hurricane Katrina, four years later, that redefined the idea of animal rescue. Sept. 11, 2001 gave us the Department of Homeland Security; Katrina, the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards Act, which was signed into law in October of 2006.

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