Candy is great for trick-or-treaters, but it can be very dangerous for your dog or cat.
With the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was getting the word out this week about a cat found wandering in Brooklyn after the storm who still needs a home.
Authorities and witnesses said the gray and black striped tabby, named Little Man, was killed after the girl allegedly lured him from in front of the owners’ Ozone Park home on Sept. 11.
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.
The ongoing partial government shutdown has meant a halt in inspections for puppy mills and pet dealers, and animal welfare advocates warn this means animals could be put in danger.
Nearly 300 animals will be available for adoption from about fifty Alliance Partcipating Organizations.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said the mostly Jack Russell terriers and Shiba Inus were transferred to the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison, N.J.
The ASPCA and North Shore Animal League are in Oklahoma to help with the rescue of hundreds of lost pets that were displaced during Monday’s massive tornado.
Research shows that criminals are less likely to burglarize a home with a dog; CBS 2 recently put that research to the test, and set up seven cameras in four different homes.
It was one of those moments that I usually meet with a series of four letter doozies, but this time, I reacted to the giant grey blob on my couch (which was forming a giant stain) with a resounding “Yes!”.
Alex Dykes, 49, is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and “overdriving, torturing and injuring animals” and failure to provide proper sustenance for animals.
Prosecutors said a men tried to discard the dead animal on the street, then threw it inside a bag and tossed it into the garbage.
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.
An adult female pit bull and four puppies were already dead when they were placed in bags and set on fire last Saturday in Brooklyn, the ASPCA said in a statement.