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Bronx Man Gets A Year In Jail For Beating 4-Month-Old Puppy

A Bronx man was sentenced to a year in jail Thursday, after admitting to beating his 4-month-old puppy so badly that she had to be euthanized.

08/13/2015

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NYC Man Convicted In Beating Of 4-Month-Old Puppy

On doctors’ advice, the dog was euthanized.

08/01/2015

Molly and Marine vet Billy Ventura. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Abused Pit Bull Puppy Finds Loving Home With Disabled Marine On Long Island

A pit bull puppy that was rescued from an abusive owner has found a loving home.

05/28/2015

This photo of Chester the pit bull went viral after being posted on Facebook. (credit: North Fork Animal Welfare League)

After 5 Years In Shelters, Chester The Pit Bull Finds Loving Home Thanks To Viral Facebook Post

After a grueling five years, a shelter dog has finally found his home sweet home.

04/07/2015

Suffolk County SPCA Logo (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Pit Bull Found Strangled, Hogtied In Central Islip

A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

04/02/2015

Mary Grace O'Brien's East Rockaway home after a fire. (credit: Mary Grace O'Brien)

LI Woman Says Insurance Company Won’t Pay Fire Claim Because She Owns A Pit Bull

A Long Island woman whose house was severely damaged in a fire alleges her insurance company refuses to pay her claim because she owns a pit bull.

02/27/2015

A pit bull the Suffolk County SPCA says was found abandoned and beaten in Central Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Reward Offered After Pit Bull Found Beaten, Abandoned On L.I.

The dog, a pit bull, was found in the middle of the road Monday night at Route 111 and Sage Street in Central Islip.

02/18/2015

A pit bull found abandoned in a suitcase left in a dumpster in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

$20K Reward Offered For Information After Dog Left To Die In Suitcase In Bronx

Animal advocates are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading ot the arrest of the person responsible for a dog left to die in a suitcase in the Bronx.

01/24/2015

A pit bull found abandoned in a suitcase left in a dumpster in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Malnourished Dog Dumped In Dumpster In Bronx Housing Development

Police on Friday were trying to find out who stuffed a malnourished pit bull into a suitcase and dumped the animal into a dumpster in a Bronx public housing development.

01/23/2015

Jax, a pit bull found dead in a Long Island backyard. (credit: Justice For Jax/Facebook)

Pit Bull Found Shot To Death In Long Island Backyard

The dog’s owner, John Balk, said the 4-year-old pooch was shot to death and a pellet was found in his chest.

01/06/2015

Miss Harper with her new family. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Abused Pit Bull Puppy, Miss Harper, Gets New Home On Long Island

Miss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off.

10/21/2014

Collar for dog attacked in Bay Ridge (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Stunned Following Dog Attack Caught On Video In Bay Ridge

Surveillance video of the attack shows the lab being thrown around like a rag doll, its throat then gripped by the pit bull’s teeth.

06/28/2014

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Police Search For Person Who Abandoned Dog Outside L.I. Walmart

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was offering a $2,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to an arrest in the abandonment of a pit bull behind a Wal-Mart.

06/04/2014

Handsome The Pit Bull (credit: Brooklyn Bark)

Pit Bull Puppy Abandoned In Brooklyn Park Looking For New Home

Rachel Bowers, owner of Brooklyn Bark, found the pit bull mix, believed to be about a year old, tied to a fence in Fort Greene Park on Feb 7.

02/24/2014

Pit bull thrown from pickup truck on Long Island (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA: Dog Thrown From Pickup Truck Near Mastic Beach Post Office

The SPCA is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

02/20/2014

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