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Adoptable dog Lucky enjoying some attention at the ASPCA Mega Match-A-Thon (Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

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.

04/01/2012

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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.

03/19/2012

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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.

02/24/2012

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8 Baby Penguins Star As ‘The Real Chicks Of Central Park Zoo’

You’ve heard of the Real Housewives of New York. Now meet the Real Chicks of Central Park.

11/15/2011

A deer is seen at the Fort Lee Historic Park - Fort Lee, NJ - Dec 31, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Clarkstown Official: Wild Animals Struggle To Find Food This Winter

Wild animals have been struggling to survive this harsh winter as nature’s bounty remains buried under hard-packed ice and snow leaving their major source of food, such as nuts and seeds, out of reach.

02/16/2011

The alligator tank is empty at the Animal Hut - Mastic, NY - Feb 8, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Exotic Animals Stolen From Long Island Pet Store

Police say the owner of The Animal Hut in Mastic reported that someone broke into the store and stole a 3-foot-long American alligator, three albino boa constrictors, and a 5-foot-long Argentine red tegu, a type of lizard.

02/08/2011

The bank of the Hudson River - Montrose, NY - Jan 20, 2011 - Photo: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880

Eagles Soar Over Westchester County

On the banks of the Hudson River in Montrose, eagles are flying around George’s Island.

01/21/2011

Red Knot - File / Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

NJ Looks To Add Species To Endangered List

New Jersey environmental officials want to add five species to the state’s endangered list and reclassify the bald eagle and seven other types of birds.

01/19/2011

Baby aardvark "Hoover" is seen here with his mother, "Dora," at the Bronx Zoo. (Photo by Julie Larsen Maher)

Aadorable! Baby Aardvark Debuts At Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo’s newest star, a baby aardvark, made his grand debut for zoo-goers Friday.

CBS New York–12/03/2010

Tiger - File / Photo: WCS

Summit To Save The Tigers

Did you hear the interview with Dr. Steven Sanderson, the president and chief executive officer of the Wildlife Conservation Society?

11/18/2010

A dog is seen on a leash - Bronxville, NY - Sep 20, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Connecticut Town Considers New Dog Leash Law

Dog owners say a town leash law will put an end to socializing and exercising, so critical for dogs.

10/25/2010

A pit bull is seen on the East Side - New York, NY - Oct 11, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

NYC ASPCA Targets Pit Bulls For Spaying, Neutering

Some shelters are caught in a financial and space squeeze, thanks to a runaway pit bull population.

10/12/2010

One Lincoln Plaza - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Condo Canine Crackdown On Upper West Side

At One Lincoln Plaza, dog owners say they understand that some pooches are out of control and not everyone is a dog lover.

09/21/2010

Oakland, NJ - File / Photo: Borough of Oakland

Grieving N.J. Family Facing Another Loss

The Borough of Oakland is threatening to remove their dogs.

09/16/2010

A coyote walks through the sand dunes at the Spyglass Hill Golf Course - Pebble Beach, CA - Feb 11, 2010 - Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Coyotes Beware Of Educators With Air Horns

Make the coyotes leap out of their fur and scurry off into the woods. That’s the idea.

09/14/2010

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