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Animal Cruelty

Tinkerbell as she was received by the ASPCA. (credit: ASPCA)

Two NYC Men Arrested In Separate Animal Cruelty Cases

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.

03/08/2013

Queenie (credit: Grady Animal Hospital/Facebook)

Dog Found Nearly Starved To Death Expected To Leave L.I. Animal Hospital Thursday

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.

03/05/2013

Queenie at Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville. (credit: Guardians of Rescue/Facebook)

L.I. Man Charged After Dog Is Found Nearly Starved To Death

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.

03/02/2013

Blackfoot the calico cat shot to death in Putnam County. (credit: Putnam County SPCA)

Putnam County SPCA Hunts Whoever Shot Cat To Death

Authorities said Blackfoot’s owner reported the cat was shot on Feb. 7 while outside. The shot – either from a high-powered BB gun or a low caliber rifle – paralyzed the cat.

02/14/2013

Tori's neck wound before treatment. (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA Announces Two Arrests In Separate Animal Cruelty Cases

A correction officer from Brooklyn and a Manhattan resident were both arrested for alleged cruelty to their puppies.

01/14/2013

Humane Law Enforcement Badge (credit: ASPCA)

Queens Woman Accused Of Neglecting Dog Found Tied To A Tree

Crystal Lashley, 18, was arrested earlier this week, months after her 6-year-old German Shepherd mix, named Briana, was found tethered to a tree with a visible neck wound, the ASPCA announced.

10/26/2012

Pit Bull rescued from Shirley home (credit: Brookhaven Animal Shelter)

Shelter Seeks Donations For Pit Bulls Rescued From Shirley Home

The 23 pit bulls were malnourished, covered in bite marks and living in their own waste when they were rescued earlier this month, officials said.

09/17/2012

Police say surveillance video shows a man beating a dog inside an elevator in Harlem on Aug. 26, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest Suspect Wanted For Beating Dog Inside Harlem Elevator

Police say Brian Freeman, 28, of East 188th Street in the Bronx, is the man seen on surveillance video kicking the dog.

09/10/2012

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Officials: Shirley Man Arrested After More Than 20 Dogs Found Living In Horrible Conditions

The animals were living in their own excrement with no food or water and some appeared to be “severely emaciated,” said Roy Gross, Chief of the Suffolk County SPCA.

09/10/2012

Annisa John (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office/Handout)

L.I. Woman Arrested After Dog Found With Severely Infected Leg Wound

Investigators went to the 39-year-old’s home after receiving a tip that there was a neglected dog on the property.

09/07/2012

Police say surveillance video shows a man beating a dog inside an elevator in Harlem on Aug. 26, 2012 (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Wanted For Beating Dog Inside Harlem Elevator

It happened at the Wagner Houses on East 120th Street around 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 26.

09/07/2012

The SPCA of Westchester says this pit bull/lab mix was found nearly starved to death and stuffed in a suitcase on July 18, 2012. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Emaciated Puppy Found Stuffed In Suitcase In Mt. Vernon

The puppy is believed to be 7 months old. It weighed 16 pounds. A typical puppy that age would normally weigh 40 pounds.

07/19/2012

Lindsay Anderson (credit: Glastonbury PD)

Police: Connecticut Woman Arrested For Biting Mother, Throwing Family Dog

Lindsay Anderson, 20, of Glastonbury, faces assault and animal cruelty charges after police said she bit her mother and threw the family dog.

07/10/2012

Zoey the injured Chihuahua. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: NJ Man Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty Charge

Oswald Hall, 61, pleaded guilty to the charge on Friday after he injured his girlfriend’s sister’s Chihuahua named Zoey, prosecutors said.

06/25/2012

Injuries are seen on "Rahman" (credit: Nassau County District Attorney'€™s Office)

Reuban Phillips Of Hempstead Accused Of Dog Fighting, Animal Cruelty

He was accused of abusing two pit bulls at his home, one of which was allegedly found dead in the backyard. The other was found severely malnourished and covered with injuries.

06/12/2012

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