Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law authorizing municipalities across the state to set tighter regulations on pet dealers.
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.
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.
Vets said Queenie, a Cane Corso, was found severely emaciated and had gone weeks without food.
Tyrik Haynes, 19, is being held on $1 million bail, charged with attempted murder.
A Suffolk County woman has been charged with dumping two pit bull puppies at an animal hospital, authorities announced Sunday.
Many of those who fled as Superstorm Sandy approached had no choice but to leave behind their beloved pets.
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.
An emergency medical call led authorities to a home with dozens of cats on Long Island.
Who would do something like this? A helpless swan was shot with an arrow on Long Island. Now, a lofty reward is being offered to catch the heartless creep.
The non-profit pet organization said an animal control officer stopped his vehicle and helped rescue the kitten with the help of some truck drivers, who blocked traffic.
It’s a shocking case of animal cruelty, and now authorities are offering $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. It involves “Beetle,” a black kitten who at just 9 weeks old has already used up one of his nine lives.
A Long Island man was charged Friday with 61 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty after a number of dead animals were found at his home.
The surviving rabbits, mice, pigeons, chinchilas, dogs, cats, goats, along with a pig and a cow, were being cared for at several different facilities. Many were malnourished and suffering from other health problems.
Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA says a last-minute appeal really helped.