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.
The animals’ charred remains were found inside a bag on 91st Street near Ditmas Avenue near a beverage distribution warehouse in Canarsie.
The goat made his escape in the wee hours of the morning. An officer on patrol spotted him galloping down Atlantic Avenue wreaking havoc, and called for backup.
A correction officer from Brooklyn and a Manhattan resident were both arrested for alleged cruelty to their puppies.
New York (CBSNewYork) This is no dog house. According to the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals, there are as many as a million homeless animals living on the streets of New York, most […]