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Pit Bull

Joey the pit bull (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Police: Pit Bull Puppy Tossed Out Of Moving Car In Brentwood

Joey suffered a broken neck and had bite wounds on his neck, indicating that he may have been used as bait to train other dogs to fight, Roy Gross, chief of the Suffolk County SPCA said.

08/14/2012

The SPCA of Westchester says this pit bull/lab mix was found nearly starved to death and stuffed in a suitcase on July 18, 2012. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Emaciated Puppy Found Stuffed In Suitcase In Mt. Vernon

The puppy is believed to be 7 months old. It weighed 16 pounds. A typical puppy that age would normally weigh 40 pounds.

07/19/2012

Lennox at home before being seized (Credit: Savelennox.com)

NYC Group Angry Over Case Of Lennox, ‘Dangerous’ Lab-Mix Killed In Belfast

It’s a sad ending to a two-year battle for one dog and his family in Northern Ireland.

07/11/2012

A cooler found in Long Island Sound containing the body of a dog (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dead Dog Found In Cooler Floating In Long Island Sound

The cooler was found around 6:10 p.m. off Sunken Meadow State Park by a patrolling Smithtown Bay Constable boat.

06/22/2012

Zellie before receiving treatment at the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital. (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA: Queens Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Pit Bull Found ‘Near Death’

Back in March, Humane Law Enforcement agents with the ASPCA were called to a home in the Richmond Hill section of Queens after someone reported a dog was tied to a tree with no food or water, officials said.

06/18/2012

Dog attack

Police On The Hunt Following Horrifying Dog Attack On Long Island

She received 15 stitches to her bandaged foot and had bite marks on her shoulder and hip, painful reminders of a frightening dog attack Valerie DeMasi said she would rather forget.

06/01/2012

Ely Gordilis in the hospital after being attacked by a pit bull (credit: Charlene Donato/Handout)

3-Year-Old Ely Gordilis Attacked By Pit Bull At South Bronx Playground

Ely Gordilis was rushed to Saint Barnabas Hospital where he received 28 stitches after he was mauled by a pit bull over the weekend.

05/22/2012

Drew, a 3-year-old pit bull, weighed 37 pounds when he was brought in to the ASPCA's Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital on Dec. 27, 2011 (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA: Brooklyn Man Accused Of Starving Pit Bull Arrested On Animal Cruelty Charge

When the 3-year-old pit bull named Drew arrived at the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in December, he weighed just 37 pounds and couldn’t stand up on his own.

05/08/2012

Bronco, a 3-year-old pit bull, when he was first rescued. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

DA: Jermel Miller Of New Cassel Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty, Other Charges

Back in January, police were called to a domestic disturbance at an apartment in Elmont where they found an emaciated 3-year-old pit bull named Bronco.

04/20/2012

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

ASPCA Officials: Neglected Pit Bulls On S.I. Ate Wire, Other Material To Stay Alive

James E. Jones, 30, was arrested on animal cruelty charges on Thursday. He is accused of neglecting two pit bulls that were left “dehydrated” and “emaciated,” according to the ASPCA.

04/06/2012

Several pitbull puppies from a New Jersey based rescue shelter have been diagnosed with the deadly parvo-virus. (credit:CBS2)

Sick Puppies: Pit Bull Pups From N.J. Shelter May Carry Deadly Parvo Virus

A warning has been issued in the Garden State for anybody who bought puppies from an animal rescue group. Some of the animals turned out to be sick and now some of them are dead.

12/06/2011

Pit Bull (credit: AP Photo)

Days Shaved Off NJ Inmate’s Sentence After Rescue Of Animal Shelter Worker

Inmate Justin Peggs says he feared the pit bull would attack him too as he wrestled it off Kathleen James and held it down.

10/06/2011

Pit Bull (credit: AP Photo)

Prosecutor: NJ Police Shooting Of Pit Bull Appears Justified

The dog’s owner, 25-year-old John Kelly of Jersey City, was charged with assault on a police officer and weapons offenses.

09/18/2011

Mike Pravec (credit: Special Needs K9)

Stories From Main Street: North Haledon, NJ

One man who ended his career in Bergen County has ended up starting another one with his wife in Passaic County.

06/13/2011

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Abandoned Dogs Saved From Heat In Paterson Home

Authorities have rescued a pit bull mix and her five 2-week-old pups from a stifling derelict house in northern New Jersey.

06/09/2011

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