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Humane Law Enforcement Badge (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA: Dogs Dead Before Being Set On Fire In Brooklyn

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.

03/08/2013

Humane Law Enforcement Badge (credit: ASPCA)

Garbage Bag Filled With Dogs Set On Fire In Brooklyn

The animals’ charred remains were found inside a bag on 91st Street near Ditmas Avenue near a beverage distribution warehouse in Canarsie.

03/06/2013

Runaway goat caught in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Feb. 7, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Runaway Goat Cornered In Brooklyn Parking Lot

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.

02/07/2013

Tori's neck wound before treatment. (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA Announces Two Arrests In Separate Animal Cruelty Cases

A correction officer from Brooklyn and a Manhattan resident were both arrested for alleged cruelty to their puppies.

01/14/2013

(Photo: Stonehill & Taylor for NYC Feral Cat Initiative)

‘Architects For Animals’ Gives Shelter To Street Cats In New York

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 […]

01/13/2013

Alex Denis at the ASPCA

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.

01/07/2013

One of the pets boarded at the ASPCA's emergency boarding facility. (credit: Facebook/ASPCA)

ASPCA To Shut Post-Sandy Emergency Pet Boarding Facility In Brooklyn

Some 280 animals have been cared for at the facility since the storm hit. About half of them, though, remain at the shelter, waiting to be claimed.

01/03/2013

Dog In Post-Sandy Shelter (Photo Credit: ASPCA/Facebook)

Hurricane Sandy Emergency Pet Shelter Seeks Volunteers Over New Year’s Holiday

The ASPCA and the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals are looking to rally their troops over the New Year’s holiday to help pets displaced by the superstorm.

12/28/2012

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Toss That Tinsel! The ASPCA Issues Pet Safety Tips For The Holidays

The ASPCA recommends non-toxic decorations such as wood, fabric or even pine cones.

1010 WINS–12/16/2012

Hurricane Sandy pets

Over 100 Pets Being Boarded At Emergency Post-Sandy Shelter

While they would rather stay with their pets, many New Yorkers are taking advantage of the services of the Emergency Boarding Center in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn until they’re back on their feet.

11/24/2012

FILE: Kittens (credit: Clip Art)

ASPCA Offers Deep Discounts On ‘Cat Friday’

Cats over a year old will have their adoption fees waived, while kittens — ages four months to one year — will have an adoption fee of only $50. Normally, the adoption fee for kittens is $125.

11/23/2012

Mia The Dog

Shelters Step In For Superstorm Sandy Victims Who Can’t Keep Their Pets

Many victims of Superstorm Sandy have lost a lot, including their homes, possessions and everything precious, and now as they try to rebuild their lives, some families are also faced with the danger of losing their pets.

11/20/2012

One of the pets boarded at the ASPCA's emergency boarding facility. (credit: Facebook/ASPCA)

ASPCA Makes Emergency Boarding Available For Pets Displaced By Sandy

Many families who suffered catastrophic losses in Superstorm Sandy are struggling to get back on their feet. For some families, caring for a pet in such circumstances can be simply overwhelming.

11/19/2012

Dog up for adoption featured on Furry Friend Finder (credit: CBS 2)

ASPCA Opens Emergency Boarding Facility For Displaced New York Pets

The ASPCA has opened an emergency boarding facility for New York City pets displaced by Superstorm Sandy. The shelter is being funded with $500,000 donated by celebrity chef Rachael Ray.

11/17/2012

(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Grant From Rachael Ray Sets Up Shelter For NYC Pets Displaced By Sandy

A $500,000 grant from celebrity chef Rachael Ray has made it possible for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to set up a shelter for pets displaced by Superstorm Sandy.

11/17/2012

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