Animal Abuse

Faith Ross (L), Francesca Maselli (R) (Photo/Nassau Co. Police)

Long Island Mom And Daughter Plead Guilty To Animal Neglect

Faith Ross and her daughter Francesca Maselli ran into trouble in January when police investigating a bad stench found 26 dead pets in their Rockville Centre home.

02/26/2011

Police Handout

L.I. Mom Accused In Pet Torture Case Pleads Guilty

Sharon McDonough admits she abused her children and dozens of pets, sometimes torturing dogs and cats in the presence of her young daughters in a home that her son called “a concentration camp for the animals.”

02/24/2011

Hempstead Animal Shelter (Photo/Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Volunteers Accuse Shelter Of Animal Abuse

Volunteers at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter claim some animals were beaten and others were left to die in their cages — including a dog that was allegedly bleached to death by an angry kennel worker.

11/10/2010

Arrest

Staten Island Man Arrested For Alleged Animal Abuse

Tino Garuccio, 36, was arrested for allegedly starving and neglecting to seek medical attention for a 1-year-old female Chihuahua.

10/23/2010

Mitchell Marsicano

L.I. Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Dog

Prosecutors on Long Island have charged a man with breaking into his tenants’ apartment and sexually abusing their 2-year-old dog.

10/22/2010

In Connecticut, an abused dog named Ginger's burn marks clearly can be seen - Photo: Rick George

L.I. Lawmaker Proposes Animal Abuser Registry

Aside from being put on a list for everyone to see, convicted animal abusers would also pay an annual fee of $50 to maintain the registry so taxpayers wouldn’t have to fund it.

08/19/2010

Animal Abuse

LI Man Accused Of Brutal Abuse Of Girlfriend’s Cat

A Long Island man is behind bars Thursday night, accused of violently torturing and abusing his girlfriend’s five-month-old kitten.

CBS 2–07/29/2010

Animal Abuse

LI Man Accused Of Brutal Abuse Of Girlfriend's Cat

A Long Island man is behind bars Thursday night, accused of violently torturing and abusing his girlfriend’s five-month-old kitten.

CBS 2–07/29/2010

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