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.
Kimberly Matthews, 26, has been charged with four counts of animal cruelty.
Suffolk County officials are investigating a “heinous act of animal cruelty” on Long Island.
A Connecticut man has been charged with animal cruelty, after police found a goat and some chickens in the trunk of his car.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Richard Ferrugio of Ozone Park was convicted Monday of aggravated cruelty to animals and fourth-degree weapon possession.
A New York woman is accused of letting two puppies and a kitten starve to death when she left them alone for more than two months without food or water.
Alex Dykes, 49, is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and “overdriving, torturing and injuring animals” and failure to provide proper sustenance for animals.
The 1-pound cat, named Precious, suffered a mouth injury but no broken bones, SPCA enforcement director Ernest Lungaro said.
Two Brooklyn residents have been arrested in separate animal cruelty incidents in which two dogs suffered from various forms of neglect and abuse, the ASPCA said.
Marvin Silver and Peter Morin both face misdemeanor animal cruelty charges. They face up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted.
Queenie, a Cane Corso, has been recovering at Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville since she was found severely emaciated at an apartment in Coram last month.
The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has pressed charges against a Coram man, after his dog was discovered nearly starved to death in an apartment.