animal shelter

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Victim’s Dream Animal Shelter Set To Become A Reality

Before she was killed in the Newtown school massacre, 6-year-old Catherine Violet Hubbard raised money from returnable bottles and cans to buy bones for dogs at the pound.

07/05/2014

FILE- A cat stares out from behind a cage at an animal shelter. (credit: Getty Images)

Smithtown Calls For New Animal Shelter With More Space

A new animal shelter has been proposed for the town of Smithtown, Long Island.

07/02/2014

FILE: Animal shelter.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Stamford Fires Animal Shelter Manager For Allegedly Adopting Out Violent Dogs

Stamford Mayor David Martin announced the firing of animal control manager Laurie Hollywood on Wednesday.

06/19/2014

Rescued Dog, Puppies

Toms River Police Reunite Mother Dog, 9 Puppies

Police in Toms River, New Jersey have reunited family of puppies, after a woman and her two children rescued two of the puppies as they walked dangerously close to the road.

06/12/2014

Charles And Elicia James, Reckless The Dog

SPCA: N.J. Couple Finds Their Dog At Shelter, 1 1/2 Years After He Was Lost

A New Jersey family was in for the surprise of their lives when they tried to adopt a dog.

05/02/2014

Shawn Kelley, Ichiro Suzuki, Jennie Steinbrenner, Pedro Rosario and Brett Gardner (L-R) pose with one of the dogs at the New Beginning Animal Rescue in the Bronx. Founder Pedro Rosario was honored during Yankees HOPE Week. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Founder Of No-Kill Animal Shelter In The Bronx Honored During Yankees HOPE Week

Yankees players Ichiro Suzuki, Brett Gardner and Shawn Kelley surprised Pedro Rosario as they hauled large bags of pet food into the shelter.

07/10/2013

Buster The Dog

Queens Family’s Dog Rescued Just Before He Would Have Been Euthanized

A family in Belle Harbor, Queens, was happy to report Sunday that their dog was back home alive and well, after being rescued just in time.

01/06/2013

Hurricane Sandy pets

Owners Separated From Pets By Sandy Dealing With Anxiety

Life after Superstorm Sandy has been a struggle for many pet owners. Some of them lost beloved animal companions. Others are fighting to keep pets safe while they were trying to recover.

11/08/2012

File - A dog (credit: ClipArt)

Nearly 80 Dogs Rescued From La. Shelter To Arrive In NY

Dozens of dogs are getting a second chance at finding new homes after being rescued from an overcrowded animal shelter in Louisiana.

08/01/2012

Adoptable cats at Pets4Luv (Photo Credit: Pets4Luv Foundation)

35 Cats From L.I. Rescue Group In Need Of Homes As Eviction Day From Mall Arrives

The rescue organization, which has a nine month discounted lease, is being kicked out to make way for restaurants and a bowling alley.

1010 WINS–07/30/2012

(Photo Credit: Pets4Luv Foundation)

Pets4Luv Faces Eviction From Westfield Sunrise Mall – Seeks Temporary Housing For Dozens Of Cats And Dogs

New York (CBS New York) The Long Island based animal rescue organization Pets4Luv Foundation is being evicted from their location at the Westfield Sunrise Mall and is in urgent need of adopters and foster homes. […]

1010 WINS–07/20/2012

Pit Bull (credit: AP Photo)

Days Shaved Off NJ Inmate’s Sentence After Rescue Of Animal Shelter Worker

Inmate Justin Peggs says he feared the pit bull would attack him too as he wrestled it off Kathleen James and held it down.

10/06/2011

Hempstead Animal Shelter (Photo/Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Activists Rally Against Hempstead Animal Shelter Citing Alleged Abuses

Many protesters brought along their pets as they waved banners demanding changes in practices and policies at the shelter.

03/19/2011

Cats (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Shelter Worker Admits Killing Cats, Blames Insomnia

An attendant at a central New Jersey animal shelter has admitted he killed two cats in the shelter’s surgical recovery room.

08/19/2010