Nassau County SPCA
Missy is the mother of Miss Harper, a puppy that was found last September with her ears and leg cut off.
The Nassau County Legislature on Monday passed a bill that would establish an online registry of people convicted of animal abuse.
The bird was shot in the wing with a pellet gun and suffered fractures in two places, officials said. The heron has undergone surgery.
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.
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.
Miss Harper, now 7 months old, had her ears cut off and a hind leg amputated. She had a number of infections when she was brought in in September.
The Nassau County SPCA is searching for the person responsible for torturing a pit bull puppy that is now looking for a loving home.
State officials said an overpopulation of the swans threatens water plants, water quality, puts planes at risk and displaces local birds.
Someone left a box of 28 baby chicks outside a pet store on Long Island this week.
The injured kitten was found on July 30 in Massapequa where a resident was working with All About Spay Neuter, Inc. on a Trap, Neuter and Return project for feral cats on Sunset Boulevard.
Bruno was the last unclaimed pet at a temporary shelter. His owner lost his Long Beach home during the storm and was unable to care for him.
A dog that was brought to a temporary shelter in Nassau County after Superstorm Sandy is now in need of a new home as the shelter prepares to close its doors.
Hundreds of animals displaced by the storm are living in cages at pet shelters. Now, there is a push for cat and dog foster homes for the holidays.
Two alligators were found in the parking lot of a Baldwin Pathmark store, one on Tuesday evening and one Wednesday afternoon, police said.