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.
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.
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.
The ASPCA and others have been rescuing animals throughout New York City and in parts of New Jersey that were left behind after their owners were forced to evacuate.
Crystal Lashley, 18, was arrested earlier this week, months after her 6-year-old German Shepherd mix, named Briana, was found tethered to a tree with a visible neck wound, the ASPCA announced.
Central Park goes to the dogs on Saturday as the Central Park Conservancy hosts the 10th annual My Dog Loves Central Park Country Fair.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Law Enforcement Agents arrested a 55-year-old Queens resident for allegedly neglecting and starving her 3-year-old male Yorkshire terrier.
The 3-month-old pup named Joey was found in a black plastic bag at the closed Pilgrim Psychiatric Center near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood Saturday afternoon.
Back on June 23, a passerby called Animal Care & Control after finding a dog tied to a fence in a park near the intersection of Seward and Underhill avenues, officials said.
Dozens of dogs are getting a second chance at finding new homes after being rescued from an overcrowded animal shelter in Louisiana.
Prosecutors say the men tried to discard the dead animal on the street, then threw it inside a bag and tossed it into the garbage.
A grant from the ASPCA has allowed the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals to hire a staffer to coordinate a group of volunteers, who will respond to lost pet reports filed with AC&C.
Raul Sanchez was arrested for animal cruelty Thursday after authorities make the shocking find inside the Sherman Avenue apartment building.
With temperatures soaring over the next couple of days, officials are warning pet owners to keep an eye on their furry friends and make sure they stay cool.
Back in March, Humane Law Enforcement agents with the ASPCA were called to a home in the Richmond Hill section of Queens after someone reported a dog was tied to a tree with no food or water, officials said.