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Nassau County and NCSPCA Announce Increase in Animal Cruelty Cases

SPCA officials to offer $5,000 reward for reporting incidents of dog fighting and abuse.

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Mineola, NY - March 31st, 2014 - Nassau County Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and Nassau Public Safety Committee Chairman Dennis Dunne will join Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) President Robert Sowers, accompanied by Miss Harper, a brutally-injured puppy, at a press conference, Monday, March 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm, to announce $5,000 dollars will be rewarded to anyone who reports an incident of dog fighting...rewards of $1,000 will be offered to anyone reporting an incident of animal cruelty that leads to arrest and conviction. There has been an increase in cases of animal cruelty in Nassau County this year.  A new Nassau County SPCA Animal Cruelty Stoppers is live here

The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is a volunteer animal protection agency specifically authorized to uphold and enforce the state Agriculture & Markets Law, and all other state and local humane laws.  NCSPCA is dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of needy animals. NCSPCA is the only animal protection agency officially designated to operate within the county's borders.  The NCSPCA rescues, rehabilitates and provides care for animals that have been displaced or harmed. With the help of volunteers, law enforcement agents, rescue workers and veterinarians, NCSPCA is able to treat and find permanent homes for animals who have been abandoned, abused or neglected.

About Nassau County SPCA
Located in Nassau County, New York, The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit organization originally designed to protect animals in the county from abuse and neglect, and to provide basic welfare. We hold special authority to enforce NYS Agriculture & Markets Law, and all other state and local humane laws. We are the only animal protection agency officially designated to operate within the county's borders.

The NCSPCA is a volunteer organization dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of needy animals. The Society is run entirely by unpaid volunteers and its operations have been historically funded through contributions solicited from the public and through corporate grants.

The NCSPCA receives no public funding, is in no way affiliated with, a subdivision of or funded by any other local, state or national organization and every contribution, large or small, helps to provide the critical care needed to help homeless, abused and neglected animals in Nassau County. The continued success of each program relies entirely on donations. No money given to any other spca organization aids or benefits the NCSPCA. Your generous contribution will help the NCSPCA in all of its efforts.

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