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Animal Cruelty

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Long Island Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Animal Cruelty

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.

07/24/2014

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L.I. Man Charged After Dog Is Found Dead In Hot Car

A Long Island man was facing animal cruelty charges Wednesday, after his dog was found dead inside a hot car.

06/25/2014

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SPCA Volunteer In New Jersey Admits To Animal Cruelty Charges

A longtime Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges.

06/23/2014

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N.J. Boys — Ages 6, 10 And 12 — Accused Of Attacking Cat That Later Died

Three young boys in Paterson, New Jersey have been charged with attacking and severely injuring a cat that later died.

05/28/2014

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N.J. SPCA Volunteer Accused Of Animal Cruelty

A Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer was indicted on animal cruelty charges Tuesday.

05/13/2014

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Long Island Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

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.

05/07/2014

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Brooklyn Man Seen On Video Kicking Cat, Laughing Afterwards, Arrested

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.

05/06/2014

Miss Harper (left) and her mom Missy (right) at the Huntington animal hospital. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Abused Pit Bull Puppy, Miss Harper, Reunites With Mom On L.I.

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.

04/10/2014

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Suffolk County SPCA: Dog Thrown From Pickup Truck Near Mastic Beach Post Office

The SPCA is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

02/20/2014

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NJ Slaughterhouse Shut Down For Inhumane Treatment; Company Launches Investigation

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.

01/27/2014

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ASPCA, NYPD Expand Pilot Program To Fight Animal Cruelty Citywide

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.

01/24/2014

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N.J. Animal Shelter Head Charged With Cruelty To Cats

The head of a northwestern New Jersey animal shelter is facing 18 counts of animal cruelty.

01/15/2014

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L.I. Man Charged With Attacking Father, Beating Dog With Bat

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.

12/28/2013

Debate Over NYC Carriage Horses Intensifies After 2 Horses Collapse In A Month

Carriage Driver Accused Of Forcing Injured Horse To Work

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.

12/21/2013

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N.J. Woman Charged After 4 Puppies Found Dead In Cooler

Kimberly Matthews, 26, has been charged with four counts of animal cruelty.

10/08/2013

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