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New York City Uses CSI-Style Techniques To Solve Crimes Against Animals

New York City is getting tough on animal abuse, and investigators use cutting-edge technology to put them behind bars.

11/06/2013

(credit: CBSNewYork.com)

ASPCA Offers Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe On Halloween

Candy is great for trick-or-treaters, but it can be very dangerous for your dog or cat.

10/30/2013

Joy The Cat

Cat Found Wandering After Superstorm Sandy Needs A Home

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.

10/26/2013

Nanette Licari feeds her cats outside her Ozone Park home on Oct. 15, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

12-Year-Old Queens Girl Accused Of Killing Kitten

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.

10/15/2013

(credit: ASPCA)

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.

10/14/2013

160 puppies arrived in Armonk safely on March 27, 2012 after being rescued from Midwestern puppy mills (credit: CBS 2)

Animal Welfare Advocates: Government Shutdown Has Curbed Puppy Mill Inspections

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.

10/06/2013

(Photo Credit:  Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals/Krista Menzel)

Adoptapalooza Returns To Union Square Park

Nearly 300 animals will be available for adoption from about fifty Alliance Partcipating Organizations.

1010 WINS–09/08/2013

Officials with the ASPCA remove dogs from locations owned by a breeding facility in Michigan. (credit: ASPCA/Facebook)

Dogs Removed From Mich. Breeding Facility Getting Care In NJ, Elsewhere

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.

05/31/2013

Two dogs sit on a table surrounded by rubble after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Area Animal Rescue Groups In Oklahoma To Help Pets Displaced By Tornado

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.

05/23/2013

CBS 2's cameras watched as different dogs from different homes were faced with an intruder. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Bark Or Bite, How Will Your Dog React When A Home Invader Strikes?

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.

05/08/2013

(File Photo)

Got Hairballs? ASPCA Offers Tips On National Hairball Awareness Day

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!”.

1010 WINS–04/26/2013

Bentley, a male Shih Tzu puppy who suffered permanent brain damage. (credit: ASPCA)

Brooklyn Man Indicted For Allegedly Punching Shih Tzu Puppy

Alex Dykes, 49, is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and “overdriving, torturing and injuring animals” and failure to provide proper sustenance for animals.

04/12/2013

(file / credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Father, Son Sentenced To Jail Time, Probation For Animal Cruelty

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.

04/11/2013

Bentley and Vampiro (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA: 2 Brooklyn Residents Arrested In Separate Animal Cruelty Cases

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.

04/05/2013

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

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