Suffolk County SPCA
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.
Suffolk County police used ropes Monday to pull the bird, possibly and emu, out of the water in Copiague.
Two severed animal heads were found in Suffolk County on Tuesday, a discovery that anti-cruelty authorities called “deeply disturbing.”
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.
A New York man enjoying his morning cup of coffee Friday stumbled upon four alligators near a Long Island boat ramp.
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.
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.
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.
The owner has voluntarily surrendered the animals and they are now being removed from the home, Suffolk County SPCA Chief Roy Gross said.
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.
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.
A Suffolk County woman has been charged with dumping two pit bull puppies at an animal hospital, authorities announced Sunday.
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.
A Canada goose was found with an arrow through its body in Suffolk County this week, and police were searching Sunday for the person who shot the bird, according to a published report.
The 1-year-old mix-breed pup named Midnight was found abandoned in a yard last Wednesday, officials said.