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Wayne, N.J., playground and dog park (credit: CBS 2)

Wayne, N.J. Residents: Are Playground And Dog Park Toxic?

The former home of the W.R. Grace industrial site was once a toxic dump with radioactive soil. But after years of cleanup, the Environmental Protection Agency says the land is now safe.

CBS 2–08/07/2013

Jack The Dog (credit: BluePearl)

Jack Russell Terrier Swallows 111 Pennies

Jack is one lucky dog.

03/12/2013

Ricky is just one of the puppies up for adoption at the Pet Adoptathon. (credit: Marta Zielinska)

North Shore Animal League America Holds Pet Adoptathon This Weekend

More than 700 puppies, kittens, dogs and cats will be looking for a happy home at the event.

04/28/2011

The alligator tank is empty at the Animal Hut - Mastic, NY - Feb 8, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Exotic Animals Stolen From Long Island Pet Store

Police say the owner of The Animal Hut in Mastic reported that someone broke into the store and stole a 3-foot-long American alligator, three albino boa constrictors, and a 5-foot-long Argentine red tegu, a type of lizard.

02/08/2011

Big City, Little Dog Fashion Show

Stories From Main Street: Midtown Manhattan

Before Westminster crowns best in show over at MSG, across the street at the New Yorker hotel, there’s a chance for regular old dogs to strut their stuff.

02/07/2011

Generic Kitten File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Reward Offered In Killing Of Kittens On Long Island

A Long Island animal protection agency is offering a $2,000 reward for information about the person who threw two kittens out of a vehicle as it sped along a highway.

10/13/2010