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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

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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

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.

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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

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