Animal Abuse

L.I. Lawmakers Call On Public To Report Animal Abuse After Dogfighting Ring BustA 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.
Cops: Bronx Man Beats Dog With Fists, Shovel Then Buries It In SnowA Bronx man spotted a man attacking a dog with a shovel and his fists early Friday morning.
Nassau SPCA Vows Stronger Court Presence In Animal Abuse CasesFrom now on, the investigators say they will be in court for each and every case involving animals.
L.I. Woman Found Guilty Of Severely Neglecting HorsesA jury has found a Long Island woman guilty of severely neglecting horses she rented for special events.
Bear Cub Found Dead In Central Park; NYPD Investigating As Animal CrueltyAt 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.
Beheaded Goat, Other Dead Animals Found In YorktownLungaro said that birds and other animals were found in the bags in addition to the goat. Many of those animals were beheaded as well.
Nassau County Looks To Set Up Animal Abuse RegistryGary 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.
Vet Tech Among 3 Arrested, Charged With Cutting Off Ears, Leg Of Pit Bull Puppy On L.I.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.
Councilman Hopes For Passage Of Animal Abuse Registry BillJust 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.
Man Charged In Connection With 'Medieval Style' Torture, Death Of 'Puppy Doe'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.
Dogs Found Stuffed In Duffel Bag Up For AdoptionThe two pooches were very dehydrated, anemic, emaciated and couldn't stand. They both had pressure sores and were covered in maggots.
Pit Bull Puppy Thrown From Moving Car On L.I. Finds New FamilyThe Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island received more than 100 applications from people hoping to adopt Joey.