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One of the photos from Rachael Hale McKenna's book "The New York Dog."

Furry Friend Finder: Stephan And ‘The New York Dog’

In a special edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo interview photographer Rachael Hale McKenna has released a new book called “The New York Dog.”

04/13/2014

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice appears with a dog up for adoption at a news conference in Mineola, N.Y., on April 7, 2014.

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice: New York Animal Laws Need More Bite

Laws against animals in New York are codified in the state’s Agriculture and Markets Law, “which has seen little change in nearly 150 years,” Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice said.

04/07/2014

'Clover' will begin a new life with a Little Falls family. She will also have a new name, 'Easter'. (Credit: CBS 2)

Little Falls Family Gives Neglected Dog A New Home And A Second Shot At Life

Dozens of emergency responders came to the rescue of the pop who was named ‘clover’ by firefighters. On Sunday, 4-year-old Clover met her forever family the DiFalcos of Little Falls.

04/06/2014

Penny Lane (left) and Tanner are looking for forever homes. (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Penny Lane And Tanner

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Penny Lane and Tanner, who are looking for homes.

04/06/2014

Bobcat (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Police In Ocean County, N.J. Search For Pet Bobcat On The Loose

The animal, named Rocky, got loose from the owner’s home on March 25. The owner has said the big cat is domesticated.

04/04/2014

Noah Worrell's dog, Aimie, was picked up by two people driving by in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Handout)

Family: Missing Dog Had Special Connection With Autistic Connecticut Boy

A Connecticut family is desperately trying to find an autistic boy’s dog, which was snatched from in front of a relative’s home in Fairfield County.

04/02/2014

FILE - A rabbit sits in a cage. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mayor’s Alliance For NYC’s Animals Teams With Humane Society Of NY To Neuter Easter Bunny!

The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals is teaming up with the Humane Society of New York to offer the first in a series of free spay/neuter clinics specifically for rabbits

04/01/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Reports Of Animal Cruelty On The Rise In Nassau County

Nassau County and the county’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information about incidents of dog fighting and abuse.

03/31/2014

Furry Friend Finder

Furry Friend Finder: Bella And Hansel

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Bella And Hansel, who are looking for homes.

03/30/2014

Coyote (credit: David McNew/Getty Images, FILE)

Health Officials: Rockland Woman, Dog Attacked By Rabid Coyote

A Rockland County woman and her dog are undergoing anti-rabies treatment after it was determined the coyote that attacked them early Tuesday morning did have rabies.

03/26/2014

Mary Lou Gardner and her dog, Jasmine, following a coyote attack in the early morning hours of March 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Rockland County Woman Awaits Rabies Test Result After Protecting Dog From Coyote Attack

Shouts from neighbors drove the coyote back into the woods, where police officers found it and killed it a short time later.

03/25/2014

Furry Friend Finder: Ava is looking for a new home (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Ava And Buddy

Every Sunday morning around 8:20 on the CBS 2 News, the Humane Society of New York City will feature some of its many great pets up for adoption.

03/23/2014

Heavenly Angels Animal Rescue in Ozone Park, Queens is being forced out of its space. (Credit: CBS 2)

Queens Animal Rescue Shelter Racing To Raise Money Before Lease Runs Out

It’s a race against the clock. A Queens animal shelter forced to close its doors is searching for a new home for its business and the dozens of animals in its care.

03/21/2014

Makenzie Vulgaris with her missing horse, Chief (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Teen, Volunteers Search For Missing Horse

Makenzie Vulgaris, 15, rescued the horse from a slaughter house six months ago. Animal rescue groups and volunteers have been helping Makenzie and her parents search for chief in the woods in Mahwah.

03/21/2014

The Vulgaris family's horse, Chief (credit: Handout)

Bergen County Family, Volunteers Search For Missing Horse

On Saturday, a man was riding Chief when the horse slipped. The rider jumped off, and Chief escaped into the wood.

03/21/2014

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