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Officials: Shirley Man Arrested After More Than 20 Dogs Found Living In Horrible Conditions

The animals were living in their own excrement with no food or water and some appeared to be “severely emaciated,” said Roy Gross, Chief of the Suffolk County SPCA.


70 Himrod Street, where the shooting occurred. (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Bystander, Pit Bull Shot During Police Chase Of Alleged Drug Suspect In Bushwick

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in Bushwick. Police said plainclothes officers witnessed a drug deal and started following a suspect.


Members of the NYPD Vice Enforcement Division Major Case Unit hold some of the dogs as they address the media. (credit: NYPD)

Bronx Man Accused Of Using 47 Pit Bulls In Basement Dog Fighting Ring

Raul Sanchez was arrested for animal cruelty Thursday after authorities make the shocking find inside the Sherman Avenue apartment building.


This video screenshot shows the two pit bulls that are terrorizing people in parts of Brooklyn. (credit: YouTube)

Stray Pit Bulls Terrorizing Residents In Midwood And Borough Park Captured

“People were afraid to get out of cars, people were afraid to walk the street,” Assemblyman Dov Hikind said.


Shashi Sharma who was mauled by two pit bulls on Long Island in September is released from the hospital on Nov. 22, 2011 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Shashi Bala Sharma, L.I. Woman Attacked By Pit Bulls, Released From Hospital

Doctors said she has made an incredible recovery, and not only will she be able to walk again, she will be able to run again if she so chooses.


Nassau police released this surveillance photo of two pit bulls that attacked a North Merrick woman. (credit: Handout)

Second Pit Bull That Mauled Long Island Woman Shot & Killed By Police

Police chased the pit bull through backyards and woods before shooting it several times. It happened in front of the Precious Kids II nursery school.


Nassau police released this surveillance photo of two pit bulls that attacked a North Merrick woman. (credit: Handout)

Doctors Say L.I. Woman Mauled In Pit Bull Attack Expected To Recover

The dogs savaged 62-year-old Shashi Sharma’s face and head and tore at her arms and legs. When she was first hospitalized, doctors were extremely concerned she might lose her left arm, and put her into a medically induced coma.


Nassau police released this surveillance photo of two pit bulls that attacked a North Merrick woman. (credit: Handout)

Police Continue Search For Pit Bull In North Merrick Attack; Surveillance Photo Released

Friday afternoon, Nassau County Police released a surveillance photo of the two pit bulls. Investigators are also zeroing in on the identity of the dogs’ owner that roamed from his yard with no collars and no ID chips.


Parking lot in North Merrick where woman was attacked by pit bulls (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

One Pit Bull Shot, Another On The Loose After Mauling L.I. Woman

A Long Island woman is listed in serious condition after being attacked by two pit bulls Thursday morning in North Merrick, police said.


Marlon Bernier and Ricardo Louis (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

2 Indicted In Nassau County For Allegedly Running Dog Fighting Operation

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said a grand jury indicted 25-year-old Marlon Bernier and 22-year-old Ricardo Louis.


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.


Pit Bull (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, FILE)

Brookhaven Offers $250 For Every Pit Bull Adopted

Due to discrimination against the breed, Brookhaven has seen an overabundance of pit bulls in their shelter and have been struggling for the past few months trying to put them in loving homes.


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Pit Bull Attacks Leave NYC Dog Owners On Edge

For more and more dog owners in the East Village, the pit bull has become the pet of choice – but that trend is frightening owners of other breeds, some of whom say they’re arming themselves.


(Photo: M. DeMarco/Best Friends Animal Society)

Pit Bulls: Beating the Bad Rap

We’ve all seen the scary headlines, and without a doubt, there have been serious and even fatal attacks involving the so called ‘bully breed’ dogs. But is it accurate to say that are all Pit Bulls dangerous?

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Restaurant Owner Mauled By Pit Bulls In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — A restaurant owner was attacked by three pit bulls when he entered a fenced in yard in Brooklyn while passing out menus.