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6 Great NYC Shelters To Adopt A Dog

October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. If you’re looking to add a new member to your family or become a first time pet parent, there’s no better time to search for a dog to adopt. Check out these New York City shelters to find the right four-legged friend for you.


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Goats Back In Custody After Brief Escape In N.J.

Hey, if you eat poison ivy, you’re bound to do something rash.


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Mobile Couch: The 2013 Super Pet Adoption

TV 10-55′s Alex Denis was at the Westchester County Center to preview the Best Friends Pet Super Adoption.


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Battle Brews Over Animal Care Facility In North Massapequa Home

The town of Oyster Bay has ordered the Horvath family to shut down the wildlife rehab center that they run from their North Massapequa house. The town says it’s dangerous.



Animal Control Officer Accused Of Slamming Dog Against Wall

Fifty-nine-year-old Karen Lombardi was arrested Monday, but details of the allegations weren’t released at the time.


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Some Animals Rescued From Medford Home Looking For Loving Families

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals found as many as 150 animals living at the home at 71 Lincoln Road last Tuesday.


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Up To 150 Animals Found In Medford Home

The owner has voluntarily surrendered the animals and they are now being removed from the home, Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said.


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Mobile Couch: Time Running Out For Pets Displaced By Superstorm Sandy

The ASPCA said it’s closing the emergency boarding facility it opened at the Brooklyn location in November, which housed nearly 280 animals. One hundred and nine pets remain.


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Multi-Million Dollar Kennel Planned For Kennedy Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is going to the dogs. And cats. And probably birds and horses.


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Northern N.J.’s 5 Best Animal Shelters

Adopting a new dog or cat can be a bit overwhelming. We did our research and found five exceptional animal rescues and shelters in north Jersey to help you find your furry friend.


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Dead Animals Found In Trash Bags Along Interstate In Rye

The bags were found Monday by highway workers on a ramp connecting Interstates 95 and 287 in Rye, police said.


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Dozens Of Animal Carcasses Found By Hutchinson River Parkway

Police theorized the animals may have been legitimately euthanized at an area shelter or shelters, and given to a contractor to cremate or bury them.


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ASPCA Holds Animal Rescue Drive In Upper West Side

Looking to meet your purrfect match? Head to Manhattan’s Upper West Side this weekend for the ASPCA Mega Match-A-Thon presented in conjunction with the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals.


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Students At Long Island Private Schools Learn Alongside Animals

Students at some of Long Island’s elite private schools are doing their learning alongside gentle animals; it’s part of a philosophy to educate the heart as well as the mind.


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New York Animal Adoption Guide: How To Adopt A New Family Pet

In an effort to ensure that these pets find loving, forever homes, all of the adoption centers profiled below have comprehensive websites that allow potential pet parents to browse for furry friends.