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.
The dog, a pit bull, was found in the middle of the road Monday night at Route 111 and Sage Street in Central Islip.
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.
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.
The dog’s owner, John Balk, said the 4-year-old pooch was shot to death and a pellet was found in his chest.
Miss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off.
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.
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.
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.
The SPCA is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.
The Nassau County SPCA is searching for the person responsible for torturing a pit bull puppy that is now looking for a loving home.
Responding police officers had to shoot and kill the dog just to get on the property, according to police.
Two days after an anti-animal cruelty vigil was held in Manhattan, a man was charged in connection with the torture and death of a Pit Bull found in a Massachusetts park in August.
A woman was hospitalized Sunday evening, after she was attacked by a pit bull belonging to a friend in Queens.
Judge Joseph Cassini said he received hundreds of letters urging him to throw the book at Curtis, but he opted for probation and called for perspective.