Suffolk County Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals

Josephine Rivera is charged with throwing a dog from a car in Mastic, Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Woman Charged With Throwing Dog From Car On Long Island

A woman has been arrested and charged with throwing a dog from her car and leaving the animal at a gas station in Mastic, Long Island, officials announced Monday.

07/14/2014

Python In Couch

3-Foot Python Found Under Couch Cushion In Long Island Apartment

One might expect to find coins and crumbs while cleaning out the inside of an old couch, but one Long Island couple ran into something far less mundane on Monday.

06/16/2014

Commack Abandoned Dog

Police Search For Person Who Abandoned Dog Outside L.I. Walmart

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was offering a $2,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to an arrest in the abandonment of a pit bull behind a Wal-Mart.

06/04/2014

Michael Papini is accused of dumping two dogs on Long Island. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Reward Offered As Authorities Search For 2nd Dog Dumped By Suffolk Shelter Worker

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was searching around Babylon Monday for the cream-colored miniature poodle named Bailey. They believe Islip Town kennel attendant Michael Papini let Bailey loose Dec. 23 on Cooper Street.

12/31/2013

Deer (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Deer Get Stuck In House Foundation On Long Island

Two deer got stuck in the foundation for a house under construction on Long Island Wednesday.

12/04/2013

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

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Severed Animal Heads Found In Plastic Bag On Long Island

Two severed animal heads were found in Suffolk County on Tuesday, a discovery that anti-cruelty authorities called “deeply disturbing.”

04/30/2013

Alligator (file / credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Report: 3 Alligators Dropped Off At Illegal Reptile Turn-In On Long Island

Three alligators were turned in this weekend at the first-ever amnesty program for owners of illegal reptiles in Suffolk County.

04/28/2013

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

Animals Rescued From Medford Home Up For Adoption (credit: Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter and Adoption Center)

Some Animals Rescued From Medford Home Looking For Loving Families

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals found as many as 150 animals living at the home at 71 Lincoln Road last Tuesday.

04/09/2013

Queenie (credit: Grady Animal Hospital/Facebook)

Dog Found Nearly Starved To Death Expected To Leave L.I. Animal Hospital Thursday

Queenie, a Cane Corso, has been recovering at Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville since she was found severely emaciated at an apartment in Coram last month.

03/05/2013

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

L.I. Man Charged After Dog Is Found Nearly Starved To Death

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has pressed charges against a Coram man, after his dog was discovered nearly starved to death in an apartment.

03/02/2013

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