Animal Cruelty

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.

07/25/2015

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.

07/23/2015

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.

07/20/2015

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.

07/16/2015

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.

04/10/2015

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.

04/04/2015

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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.

03/11/2015

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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.

03/05/2015

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.

02/28/2015

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.

02/13/2015

A pit bull found abandoned in a suitcase left in a dumpster in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

$20K Reward Offered For Information After Dog Left To Die In Suitcase In Bronx

Animal advocates are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading ot the arrest of the person responsible for a dog left to die in a suitcase in the Bronx.

01/24/2015

Suffolk County SPCA Badge (credit: Facebook/Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Decapitated Roosters Found In Garbage Bag In Centereach

Three decapitated roosters were found inside a bag on the side of the road in Centereach.

01/14/2015

Miss Harper with her new family. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Abused Pit Bull Puppy, Miss Harper, Gets New Home On Long Island

Miss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off.

10/21/2014

Suffolk County SPCA Badge (credit: Facebook/Suffolk County SPCA)

$3K Reward Offered After Body Of Dog Chained To Cement Block Found In Long Island Canal

The SPCA said a resident discovered the dog in the canal behind his house on Secatogue Lane East in West Islip at around 10 a.m. on Thursday.

09/21/2014

N.J. Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charges For Fatally Beating Dog With TV Remote

Animal cruelty charges have been filed against a man who allegedly beat his sister’s Yorkshire Terrier to death with a television remote.

09/06/2014

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