A call has mounted on Long Island for the public to report animal abuse, after nearly a dozen dogs were rescued from alleged drug dealers who were believed to be training them to fight.
A Bronx man spotted a man attacking a dog with a shovel and his fists early Friday morning.
From now on, the investigators say they will be in court for each and every case involving animals.
A jury has found a Long Island woman guilty of severely neglecting horses she rented for special events.
At around 9:45 a.m, the cub was found beneath some bushes at 69th Street and West Drive by a park conservancy employee who maintains the park grounds.
Lungaro said that birds and other animals were found in the bags in addition to the goat. Many of those animals were beheaded as well.
Gary Rogers with the Nassau SPCA said in the case of Miss Harper – the pit bull mix that had her leg and ears cut off – those charged were convicted of abusing another dog before that incident.
Miss Harper, now 7 months old, had her ears cut off and a hind leg amputated. She had a number of infections when she was brought in in September.
Just like sex offenders must register on a list, animal abusers in New York City could have to do the same under legislation passed this week by the City Council and headed to the mayor’s desk.
Two days after an anti-animal cruelty vigil was held in Manhattan, a man was charged in connection with the torture and death of a Pit Bull found in a Massachusetts park in August.
The two pooches were very dehydrated, anemic, emaciated and couldn’t stand. They both had pressure sores and were covered in maggots.
The Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island received more than 100 applications from people hoping to adopt Joey.
An East Harlem man arrested for savagely beating his dog in an elevator, and an Astoria man who threw a Shar Pei out of a window are just two examples of shocking cases of animal abuse in the city.
Hockey season is still a little way off. So, before the New York Rangers hit the ice, the team and their coach will be hosting the Rangers Dog Walk.
Joey the pit bull has been released from the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island in West Islip. When the three-month-old puppy was first brought in three weeks ago, he had a broken neck and was in critical condition.