Suffolk County SPCA
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.
A kennel attendant at a New York town’s animal shelter has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty after a 1-year-old puppy was found matted and dirty in a commercial dumpster.
New video was released on Thursday night of a man who allegedly left a dog for dead in a Long Island dumpster.
The female dog had been found in the trash by a local person and was wearing a pink leash and a pink collar, the SPCA said.
On Dec. 8, Officer James Johnson responded to a 911 call about two neglected pit bulls at a home on Lincoln Avenue in Deer Park, Suffolk County police said.
Two deer got stuck in the foundation for a house under construction on Long Island Wednesday.
The alligator was spotted in a tank Friday when police were in the Islip home on an unrelated matter.
The adult cat was found near the Coastal Gas Station on the William Floyd Parkway in Shirley.
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.
Animal welfare crews rescued a 2-foot alligator from a home in Suffolk County this week.
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.
Suffolk County officials are investigating a “heinous act of animal cruelty” on Long Island.
More than 800 snakes were found Thursday in garages at the home of an animal control officer in Shirely, Long Island, authorities said.
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.