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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

160 puppies arrived in Armonk safely on March 27, 2012 after being rescued from Midwestern puppy mills (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Authorizing Tighter Regulations On Local Pet Dealers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law authorizing municipalities across the state to set tighter regulations on pet dealers.

01/11/2014

A Maltese-mix authorities say was found in a dumpster in West Islip. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dog Found In West Islip Gas Station Dumpster

The female dog had been found in the trash by a local person and was wearing a pink leash and a pink collar, the SPCA said.

12/24/2013

An alligator that was found at a home in Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Alligator Found At Home In Islip

The alligator was spotted in a tank Friday when police were in the Islip home on an unrelated matter.

11/16/2013

Suffolk County SPCA Badge (credit: Facebook/Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Body Of Dead Cat Found Sitting ‘Like A Child’ In L.I. Shopping Cart

The adult cat was found near the Coastal Gas Station on the William Floyd Parkway in Shirley.

11/08/2013

Kittens.

Reward Up To $5,200 In Riverhead Kitten Killings

The reward has risen to $5,200 for an arrest and conviction in connection with the slaying of four kittens whose bodies were found at a brake shop on Long Island.

10/13/2013

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

160 puppies arrived in Armonk safely on March 27, 2012 after being rescued from Midwestern puppy mills (credit: CBS 2)

Animal Welfare Advocates: Government Shutdown Has Curbed Puppy Mill Inspections

The ongoing partial government shutdown has meant a halt in inspections for puppy mills and pet dealers, and animal welfare advocates warn this means animals could be put in danger.

10/06/2013

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

An emu at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia.  file/credit: Matt King/Getty Images)

L.I. Police: 200-Pound Pet Bird Rescued From Canal

Suffolk County police used ropes Monday to pull the bird, possibly and emu, out of the water in Copiague.

05/27/2013

A kitten rescued from a home in Central Islip on April 26, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Dozens Of Cats Found Living In ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At Central Islip Home

Officials said as many as 50 cats and at least one dog were found living in deplorable conditions at the home on Bayonne Avenue in Central Islip.

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

The Suffolk County SPCA rescued a female rose-haired tarantula from a home in Amityville (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Rescues Abandoned Tarantula From Home In Amityville

Police called the SPCA to report that a female rose-haired tarantula had been found in the front of a house on Grand Central Avenue.

04/04/2013

Pit Bull Puppies Found Dumped At Riverhead Animal Hospital (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Offers Reward After Two Puppies Were Dumped In Poor Health

The puppies were found on the morning of Dec. 18 in a six-foot-deep window well. SPCA chief Roy Gross said the puppies were near death when they were found.

12/25/2012

Midnight, a 1-year-old mixed breed with a broken femur, was found abandoned on Wednesday, Nov. 21 in a yard in Bellport. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Dog Found Abused, Abandoned In Bellport In Need Of Surgery

The 1-year-old mix-breed pup named Midnight was found abandoned in a yard last Wednesday, officials said.

11/26/2012

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