Abused Pit Bull Puppy, Miss Harper, Gets New Home On Long IslandMiss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off.
Long Island Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Animal CrueltyLee Hughes pleaded guilty in February to failure to provide veterinary care to a dog suffering from a neck wound that became so infected that it compromised the animal's ability to breath, the Nassau County District Attorney's office said.
Mother Dog Of Abused Puppy On Long Island In Need Of New HomeMissy is the mother of Miss Harper, a puppy that was found last September with her ears and leg cut off.
Nassau County Looks To Set Up Animal Abuse RegistryGary Rogers with the Nassau SPCA said in the case of Miss Harper - the pit bull mix that had her leg and ears cut off - those charged were convicted of abusing another dog before that incident.
Abused Pit Bull Puppy, Miss Harper, Reunites With Mom On L.I.Miss Harper was found last September with her ears and leg cut off. Her mother, Missy, was rescued Wednesday by the Nassau County SPCA. Officials said she was being used to breed puppies that were then brutally abused.
Reports Of Animal Cruelty On The Rise In Nassau CountyNassau County and the county's Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information about incidents of dog fighting and abuse.
Nassau County SPCA: Someone Cut Off Pit Bull Puppy's Leg, Ears The Nassau County SPCA is searching for the person responsible for torturing a pit bull puppy that is now looking for a loving home.