Animal Care Center of New York City

Bronx, NY/Queens, NY


New York City has a human population of 8.5 million and is subdivided into five boroughs. The City is currently served by three animal shelters, one in Manhattan, one in Brooklyn and one on Staten Island. The other two boroughs, Bronx and Queens only have an admission center. The city has a total annual animal intake of 36,000. The city is planning to build two new full service animal shelters in the boroughs of Bronx and Queens with Shelter Planners of America serving as the Animal Shelter consultant to NYC based architect Hatch-Mott– McDonald. The shelter in the Bronx is approximately 36,000 SF and is scheduled to open in 2020.