Michael Papini

Miracle with her new owner on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. (credit: Islip Animal Shelter/Facebook)

Dog Found In West Islip Gas Station Dumpster Has New Home

The cockapoo, named Miracle, celebrated her birthday Thursday with a new haircut and mani-pedi.

02/14/2014

A Maltese-mix authorities say was found in a dumpster in West Islip. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Dog Found In West Islip Gas Station Dumpster Ready For Adoption

The Town of Islip Animal Shelter will begin accepting applications and screening those who want to adopt the 1-year-old Lhasa Apso.

01/15/2014

Michael Papini is accused of dumping two dogs on Long Island. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Reward Offered As Authorities Search For 2nd Dog Dumped By Suffolk Shelter Worker

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was searching around Babylon Monday for the cream-colored miniature poodle named Bailey. They believe Islip Town kennel attendant Michael Papini let Bailey loose Dec. 23 on Cooper Street.

12/31/2013

A Maltese-mix authorities say was found in a dumpster in West Islip. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

L.I. Animal Shelter Worker Appears In Court In Dog Dumping

Bond has been set for $500 for a kennel attendant at a Long Island animal shelter, who was accused of throwing in a commercial dumpster.

12/28/2013

A Maltese-mix authorities say was found in a dumpster in West Islip. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Kennel Attendant Charged In Connection With Puppy Found In L.I. Dumpster

A kennel attendant at a New York town’s animal shelter has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty after a 1-year-old puppy was found matted and dirty in a commercial dumpster.

12/27/2013