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SPCA Volunteer In New Jersey Admits To Animal Cruelty Charges

A longtime Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges.

06/23/2014

Dog Abandoned In Coram (Suffolk SPCA)

SPCA: ‘Sweet Dog’ Forced Out Of SUV, Left On Side Of Road In Coram

The Suffolk County SPCA received a call Thursday from a woman who said she saw a blue SUV stop along Sun Valley Dr., open the passenger door and push a small white dog with a bushy tail out of the door.

06/16/2014

A witness said she watched a man push this dog from his car in Coram, Long Island On June 12. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Offers $2K Reward After Dog Pushed From Car In Coram

The dog was sitting by the curbside and appeared to be very nervous.

06/14/2014

Suffolk County Alligator

SPCA: 15-Inch Alligator Found Abandoned In Mill Pond

Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who abandoned a baby alligator in a pond on Long Island.

06/07/2014

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

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Reports Of Animal Cruelty On The Rise In Nassau County

Nassau County and the county’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information about incidents of dog fighting and abuse.

03/31/2014

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

Alligator found in Southampton (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Reptile Amnesty Event Held At Suffolk County Petco

The reptile amnesty event at a Petco in Selden was organized by the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in coordination with New York state and federal wildlife authorities.

09/07/2013

Mount Vernon Home Where Starved Dogs Found (SPCA Westchester)

SPCA: Mount Vernon Woman Let 2 Puppies, Kitten Starve To Death

A New York woman is accused of letting two puppies and a kitten starve to death when she left them alone for more than two months without food or water.

05/08/2013

Queenie at Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville. (credit: Guardians of Rescue/Facebook)

Dog Found Nearly Starved To Death Recovering At Animal Hospital In Sayville

Vets said Queenie, a Cane Corso, was found severely emaciated and had gone weeks without food.

02/25/2013

Bed, Bath & Beyond store in Middletown, New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)/Inset: Tyrik Haynes (credit: Facebook)

Suspect Charged In NJ Bed Bath & Beyond Stabbing Also Accused Of Torturing Cat

Tyrik Haynes, 19, is being held on $1 million bail, charged with attempted murder.

01/18/2013

Puppies Dumped

Woman Charged With Abandoning 2 Sick Puppies In Suffolk County

A Suffolk County woman has been charged with dumping two pit bull puppies at an animal hospital, authorities announced Sunday.

12/30/2012

Pet Rescue

Crews Out Rescuing Pets Left Behind During Superstorm Sandy

Many of those who fled as Superstorm Sandy approached had no choice but to leave behind their beloved pets.

11/10/2012

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

Robert Barrett (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Authorities Find 40 Cats In Yaphank Man’s Home

An emergency medical call led authorities to a home with dozens of cats on Long Island.

09/07/2011

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