Pit Bull

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.

5 hours ago

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

Commack Abandoned Dog

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

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

Pit Bull (credit: clipart.com)

Wilton Woman Loses Arm After Being Attacked By Own Pit Bull

Responding police officers had to shoot and kill the dog just to get on the property, according to police.

11/13/2013

Radoslaw Czerkawski (CBS Boston)

Man Charged In Connection With ‘Medieval Style’ Torture, Death Of ‘Puppy Doe’

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.

10/29/2013

Pit Bull (credit: Clipart.com, FILE PHOTO)

Woman Attacked By Pit Bull In Queens

A woman was hospitalized Sunday evening, after she was attacked by a pit bull belonging to a friend in Queens.

09/22/2013

Patrick in 2013 (Credit: The Patrick Miracle/Facebook)

Newark Woman Gets Probation In Case Of Starved Dog Found In Trash Chute

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.

08/29/2013

Passaic house, where a pit bull attacked an 82-year-old old woman (Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

82-Year-Old Woman Bitten, Injured By Pit Bull In Passaic, N.J.

A pit bull will be put down, after he bit and injured an 82-year-old woman in Passaic, N.J.

08/06/2013

Patrick in 2013 (Credit: The Patrick Miracle/Facebook)

Kisha Curtis Of Newark Pleads Guilty In Case Of Starved Dog Found In Trash Chute

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said 29-year-old Kisha Curtis pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in Newark to a count of 4th-degree animal cruelty.

07/30/2013

Pit bull mix rides bus by herself during rush hour. (credit: Stuart Schenker)

Pit Bull Mix Goes For Rush Hour Ride On Staten Island Bus

After 72 hours, the pit bull mix who now goes by “Little Lola” and “Free Ride,” will go up for adoption.

07/12/2013

Joey the pit bull (credit: https://www.facebook.com/vmcli)

Search Continues For Person Who Threw Puppy Out Of Moving Car On L.I.

Joey the pit bull was just three months old when when he was found in a black plastic bag at the closed Pilgrim Psychiatric Center near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood in August.

06/26/2013

Springfield Gardens, Queens Dog Attack Scene

6-Year-Old Boy Attacked by Pit Bull In Queens

An adult and a child were hospitalized Monday after being attacked by a dog in Queens, police said.

06/10/2013

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