The NYC Health Code requires that all pet shops or businesses that sell, groom or board cats, dogs or other small animals, must have someone with a Certificate in Animal Care and Handling on duty when the business is open to the public.
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DoHMH)
Riverside Health Center
160 W. 100th Street (at Columbus Avenue)
New York, NY 10025
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Health Academy