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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

(credit: Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons/Handout)

$1,000 Reward Offered In Case Of Long Island Swan Impaled By Hunting Arrow

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.

07/25/2011

'Verrazano' The Kitten (credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Animal Care & Control Rescues Kitten Allegedly Thrown Onto Verrazano Bridge

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.

07/06/2011

Beetle The Kitten (credit: North Shore Animal League America)

Reward Offered After Someone Tosses Kitten From Car On Long Island

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.

06/29/2011

Long Island animal house

Long Island Man Charged With 61 Counts Of Animal Cruelty

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.

02/25/2011

Long Island animal house

Suffolk County SPCA Seeks Homes For Rescued Animals

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.

02/23/2011

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