Reptiles

Suffolk County Alligator

More Than Two Dozen Animals Turned In At Suffolk County Amnesty Event

The Suffolk County SPCA says more than two dozen animals were turned in Sunday at an amnesty event. They include both reptiles and mammals that cannot legally be kept as pets.

05/11/2014

Suffolk County officials are being trained to come face-to-face with dangerous reptiles. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Reptile Training Under Way For Suffolk County Officials

Suffolk SPCA chief Roy Gross said the training is crucial, given the spike of reptiles turning up on Long Island.

11/08/2013

Suffolk County Alligator

Long Island Homeowner Turns In 2-Foot Alligator

Animal welfare crews rescued a 2-foot alligator from a home in Suffolk County this week.

10/09/2013

Alligator found in Southampton (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Holding Reptile Amnesty Day

The Suffolk County SPCA says owners of illegal pets, such as venomous snakes, constrictors, alligators or other dangerous reptiles, will be able to surrender their animals without a penalty.

09/06/2013

Alligator (file / credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Saturday Is Reptile And Amphibian Amnesty Day On Long Island

It might have been cute when you first got it, but now that snake, lizard, or alligator may be a little to much to handle. If that’s your situation, Saturday is the day for your day.

04/26/2013

An alligator that was found walking in the parking lot of a Pathmark supermarket in Baldwin, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 (credit: Handout via Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Illegal Reptile Amnesty Day Planned In Suffolk County

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will be holding an amnesty day later this month, where anyone who is keeping an illegal reptile can turn the animal in, no questions asked.

04/17/2013

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Best New York Reptile Pet Shops

You don’t have to go to the nearest swamp to find an amazing reptiles. Although you may have to go just a bit off the beaten path to get to some of these exotic enthusiasts, meeting these area experts is well worth the trip. From bearded dragons to lizards, turtles and tortoises, finding the right cold-blooded companion is just a visit away.

04/27/2012