A man and woman were arrested and charged in Queens this week, after 20 malnourished and scarred pit bulls were found in a dog fighting investigation.
Lee Hughes pleaded guilty in February to failure to provide veterinary care to a dog suffering from a neck wound that became so infected that it compromised the animal’s ability to breath, the Nassau County District Attorney’s office said.
A Long Island man was facing animal cruelty charges Wednesday, after his dog was found dead inside a hot car.
A longtime Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges.
Three young boys in Paterson, New Jersey have been charged with attacking and severely injuring a cat that later died.
A Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer was indicted on animal cruelty charges Tuesday.
According to Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA, Harry Tommy Patrick, of Central Islip, was arrested and charged with eight counts of animal cruelty.
A man seen on video luring a stray cat, patting the cat on the head and then viciously kicking it in the stomach– sending the feline sailing 20 feet through the air, was arrested Monday afternoon.
Miss Harper was found last September with her ears and leg cut off. Her mother, Missy, was rescued Wednesday by the Nassau County SPCA. Officials said she was being used to breed puppies that were then brutally abused.
The SPCA is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.
The U.S. Agriculture Department on Friday suspended slaughtering operations at Catelli Brothers in Shrewsbury after determining the video documented two instances of inhumane treatment of animals that were to be slaughtered.
The NYPD will take the lead role in responding to all animal cruelty complaints while the ASPCA will care for any animal brought in by police.
The head of a northwestern New Jersey animal shelter is facing 18 counts of animal cruelty.
A Long Island man appeared in court Saturday, on charges that he broke his father’s ribs with a baton and then beat the family dog with a baseball bat.
A Central Park horse carriage driver has been hit with animal cruelty charges, after an officer reportedly caught him driving a horse that had been injured for days.