Animal Cruelty

Snapping Turtle (credit: Clip Art)

200-Pound Turtle, Hundreds Of Birds, Other Animals Found In Bellmore Home

The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is ready to make a move to rescue hundreds of animals from a Long Island home.


Edward Nudel is expected to be sentenced to 21 months in prison for animal cruelty. (Credit: NYPD)

Staten Island Man Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty After Killing Relative’s Dog

In exchange for his plea, Edward Nudel is set to be sentenced Sept. 17 to 21 months in prison — three months less than the maximum.


Helen Malazzo, inset, is charged with horse cruelty. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty In Connection With Emaciated Horses

Helen Malazzo of Hauppauge owns three horses, one of which was so emaciated veterinarians were not sure it would survive, the Suffolk County SPCA said.


Pit Bull

NYC Man Convicted In Beating Of 4-Month-Old Puppy

On doctors’ advice, the dog was euthanized.


Architect Yu Inamoto is charged in the deaths of his two dogs in a hot vehicle. (Credit: CBS2)

Manhattan Man Arraigned On Animal Cruelty Charges After Dogs Die In Hot SUV

Court was adjourned until next month because Yu Inamoto has yet to retain a lawyer


Suffolk County SPCA Logo (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Religious Sacrifice Eyed After Animal Parts Found At Long Island Park

Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said an 18-inch cow tongue was found nailed to a tree in an East Islip park Thursday morning. It was wrapped in fabric.


Bing Yang (credit: Nassau County Police)

Prosecutors: Westbury Man Beat Pomeranian ‘Mercilessly’ To Death

A Long Island man is accused of beating his dog to death.


Madison Cammarata, left, faces animal cruelty charges in the death of Duncan, a 7-year-old Pit Bull. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

LI Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges Over Starving Pit Bull

Madison Cammarata of East Patchogue faces charges after Duncan, a 7-year-old Pit Bull was brought to the Guardians of Rescue group.


Suffolk County SPCA Logo (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk SPCA To Train Volunteer Animal Welfare Investigators

Chief Roy Gross said the move follows a recent upsurge in animal cruelty cases, including apparent ritualistic killings in which chickens and goats were found beheaded.


Errol James and Derrick Simon. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

2 Men Face Animal Cruelty Charges After Badly Wounded Dogs Rescued From Huntington Home

Two men face animal cruelty charges after two dogs that were badly wounded were rescued from a home in Huntington.


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

Woman Accused Of Animal Cruelty After Nearly 200 Rabbits Found In Brooklyn Junkyard

Activist Natalie Reeves notified authorities about the rabbits, some of which police said were suffering from syphilis and bite wounds, in January.


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Reward Announced In Case Of Dead Skunks With ‘Obama Stinks’ Sign In Connecticut

A reward of up to $5,000 was being offered Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for two dead skunks found with a political sign in Fairfield, Connecticut.


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Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty For Allegedly Keeping Nearly 200 Rabbits In Backyard

Police have arrested and charged a Brooklyn woman after nearly 200 rabbits were found in the backyard of a tire shop in December.


Staten Island home where dog was abandoned (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

2 Accused Of Leaving Dog Locked Alone In Unheated Staten Island Apartment For Weeks

The dog – a 3-year-old pit bull named Jay — was found locked in a freezing bedroom.


Rocky the dog may be permanently blind after he was splashed with ammonia in a Staten Island backyard, his owners say. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Woman Pleads Guilty After Dog’s Eyes Are Doused With Ammonia

A Staten Island woman has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges, following charges that she threw ammonia in a dog’s eyes.