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Long Island Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail For Animal Cruelty

Lee 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.

07/24/2014

Miss Harper (left) and her mom Missy (right) at the Huntington animal hospital. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Mother Dog Of Abused Puppy On Long Island In Need Of New Home

Missy is the mother of Miss Harper, a puppy that was found last September with her ears and leg cut off.

06/04/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Nassau County Looks To Set Up Animal Abuse Registry

Gary 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.

05/07/2014

Miss Harper (left) and her mom Missy (right) at the Huntington animal hospital. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

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.

04/10/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Reports Of Animal Cruelty On The Rise In Nassau County

Nassau 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.

03/31/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

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.

01/30/2014