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Suffolk County SPCA Logo (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Religious Sacrifice Eyed After Animal Parts Found At Long Island Park

Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said an 18-inch cow tongue was found nailed to a tree in an East Islip park Thursday morning. It was wrapped in fabric.

07/25/2015

Suffolk County SPCA Logo (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk SPCA To Train Volunteer Animal Welfare Investigators

Chief Roy Gross said the move follows a recent upsurge in animal cruelty cases, including apparent ritualistic killings in which chickens and goats were found beheaded.

07/16/2015

Railroad tracks near Hubbard Avenue in Riverhead where officials say three dead chickens were found as part of a possible ritualistic killing. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA: Possible Ritualistic Killing After 3 Dead Chickens Found In Riverhead

Three chickens were found with their heads cut off and partially plucked inside plastic bags on the railroad tracks near Hubbard Avenue in Riverhead, Chief Roy Gross said.

07/10/2015

The remains of three goats were found at a preserve in Riverhead. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk SPCA To Distribute Flyers Amid Uptick In Apparent Ritualistic Animal Sacrifices

Suffolk SPCA Chief Roy Gross said the flyers will contain information on how to report this type of crime.

07/09/2015

A Long Island man was bitten by his pet rattlesnake and will likely suffer permanent damage. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Long Island Man Bitten By Pet Diamondback Rattlesnake

A Long Island man is hospitalized after being bitten on the eyelid by his pet Diamondback rattlesnake.

03/25/2015

A pit bull the Suffolk County SPCA says was found abandoned and beaten in Central Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Looking To Place Pit Bull Found Beaten, Abandoned On L.I.

The Suffolk County SPCA is trying to find a person or rescue group to adopt or foster a dog with an “aggressive” personality that was found beaten and abandoned in Central Islip.

03/10/2015

A puppy the Suffolk County SPCA says was dumped into a clothing bin in Centereach. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Puppy Rescued After Being Dumped In Clothing Bin In Centereach

A witness saw a woman throw the puppy, a 3-month-old black lab, into a clothing bin at a shopping center at the intersection of Middle Country Road and South Coleman Road, Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said.

02/20/2015

A pit bull the Suffolk County SPCA says was found abandoned and beaten in Central Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Reward Offered After Pit Bull Found Beaten, Abandoned On L.I.

The dog, a pit bull, was found in the middle of the road Monday night at Route 111 and Sage Street in Central Islip.

02/18/2015

Bean, left, is seen in his new home with his canine brother, Louie. (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Dog Found Abandoned In Cage On Long Island Finds New Home

A dog that was found abandoned inside a cage on the side of the road in Brentwood last month has been adopted.

01/19/2015

A dog that was found abandoned inside a cage on the side of the road in Brentwood, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Reward Offered After Dog Found Abandoned In Cage On Long Island

The Suffolk County SPCA is investigating after a dog was found abandoned inside a cage on the side of the road in Brentwood.

12/24/2014

An alligator that was rescued from a home in Mastic Beach, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Alligator Rescued From Home In Mastic Beach

The 30-inch, 3-year-old gator was dropped off at a rescue group, which then contacted the SPCA.

10/06/2014

Patty Armine holding photo of Bubba (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Battle Over Bubba: Long Island Woman Fights To Get Her Pug Back

Patty Armine of Holbrook said her 16-year-old pug, Bubba, got out of her backyard and was turned over to a pug rescue group, Curly Tail Pug Rescue, which is accusing her of neglecting the dog.

09/03/2014

Ziggy, dog found in abandoned Lindenhurst home, after getting a haircut. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County Couple Adopts Dog Found Abandoned In Lindenhurst House

Ziggy, the Shih Tzu-mix that was found abandoned in a house in Lindenhurst last month, has found a forever home.

08/01/2014

Ziggy, dog found in abandoned Lindenhurst home. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Found Inside Abandoned LI House Looked Like ‘Old Mop,’ Could Barely Walk

A dog is recovering after it was brought to a Long Island animal shelter in “horrible condition” last week, the the Suffolk County SPCA said.

07/25/2014

A small dog the Suffolk County SPCA says was thrown from a car in Mastic on June 23, 2014/A car sought in connection with the incident. (Photos credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Thrown From Car In Front Of Mastic Gas Station

Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said a witness saw a woman throw a small dog from her car in front of an Exxon gas station on Montauk Highway.

07/03/2014

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