Guardians of Rescue

Molly and Marine vet Billy Ventura. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Abused Pit Bull Puppy Finds Loving Home With Disabled Marine On Long Island

A pit bull puppy that was rescued from an abusive owner has found a loving home.


Lauren Bates of Texas used to live in the Hamptons and lost her dog, Jessie, on Long Island two years ago. (credit: Guardians of Rescue)

Texas Woman Finds Dog She Lost On Long Island 2 Years Ago

After searching for years, a Texas woman will finally be reunited with her dog.



Organization Dedicated To Reuniting Military Veterans With Their Furry Friends

Reuniting returning military veterans with their best friends, is the never-ending goal of one organization.


Duane Franzone and Jada (Credit: CBS2)

LI Veteran With PTSD Finds New Strength With Rescue Dog

So far, Guardians of Rescue’s Paws Of War program has placed 22 rescue dogs with military veterans suffering from PTSD.


Daja Lacey and Tank (credit: Guardians of Rescue/Facebook)

Military Veteran United With Therapy Dog On Long Island

Daja Lacey, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, will be united with a therapy dog named Tank — a rescued pit bull that has been specially-trained to help Lacey battle the condition.


A lab/retriever mix saved at the height of Superstorm Sandy (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Woman Claims Dog Found In Superstorm Sandy Is Hers

On Wednesday, the 6-year-old lab/retriever mix known as Midnight was finally up for adoption after receiving medical treatment and being quarantined for six months to make sure he didn’t have rabies.


A lab/retriever mix saved at the height of Superstorm Sandy (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Dog Rescued In Superstorm Sandy Available For Adoption

Midnight has been nursed back to health and will be going home Wednesday with members of the group Guardians of Rescue.


Queenie (credit: Grady Animal Hospital/Facebook)

Dog Found Nearly Starved To Death Expected To Leave L.I. Animal Hospital Thursday

Queenie, a Cane Corso, has been recovering at Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville since she was found severely emaciated at an apartment in Coram last month.


Queenie at Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville. (credit: Guardians of Rescue/Facebook)

Dog Found Nearly Starved To Death Recovering At Animal Hospital In Sayville

Vets said Queenie, a Cane Corso, was found severely emaciated and had gone weeks without food.


(credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Large Arowana Fish Moved From Small Tank In Queens To Bigger Digs On L.I.

Patrons expressed concern that the Arowana fish, which has grown to more than 2-feet-long, was too big to move around in his small tank at TOMO Restaurant in Jackson Heights.


Kittens from a Ronkonkoma feral cat colony just days before they were killed (credit: Guardians of Rescue/Facebook)

8 Newborn Kittens Found Slaughtered In Ronkonkoma

The injuries on these cats are horrific,” Guardians of Rescue’s Karen Svonik said. “Two of the mamas were sitting on the shelter, shaking together, the babies strewn about the colony. Somebody viciously pulled the babies out and proceeded to crush them with some type of object.”


Four soldiers' dogs rescued from Afghanistan arrived at JFK Airport on Monday, May 1, 2012 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Dogs Saved By Soldiers In Afghanistan Arrive At JFK

The four dogs were saved by an Army-Marine robotics unit stationed in Afghanistan, but after the soldiers were forced to leave their location, their battle buddies were left without a home.


Trigger, a dog rescued from Afghanistan, decompresses at Long Island shelter before being reunited with his owner (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Animal Rescue Group Helps Reunite Soldier With Dog From Afghanistan

While on deployment, two soldiers rescued two dogs, Savannah and Trigger, from the streets and brought them back to camp where they were provided food, water, shelter and love.