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If you're a pet owner on Long Island, or you have a passion for animals, you won't want to miss any of the articles and stories from our Pet & Animal Section, which focuses on pet ownership, adoptions, and pet related issues for Long Islanders.

DEC Releases Final Northern Cricket Frog Recovery Plan to Restore Amphibian's Population

The northern cricket frog will be protected and populations restored in New York State under the final management plan for the amphibian released today, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced.

Nassau County SPCA: 4th of July Pet Safety Tips

Nothing says we love America than colorful fireworks blasting to the tune of the "rockets red glare" and some of our favorite patriotic tunes as we watch in amazement waving our American flags. But before you head ...

Suffolk County SPCA Investigates Possible Ritualistic Killings of Goats Being Beheaded

The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a one thousand dollar ($1,000.00) reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for beheading and dumping 3 goats in Riverhead.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Apple, Cookie, and Nik Nak!

As always, there are so many great dogs and cats available for adoption on Long Island, so why not take one of these adorable adoptables home this weekend!

DEC Announces Falconry, Wildlife Rehabilitator and Leashed Tracking Dog Examinations

Examinations for individuals seeking a license to practice the sport of falconry, become a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator or use leashed tracking dogs to find wounded or injured big game animals are scheduled for Friday, August 14.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Martha, Cynthia, Josie, and Thurman!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America. Bariann’s weekly posts highlight the League’s amazing animals.

Nassau County SPCA Summer Pet Tips

By following a few summer pet safety tips, you can keep your animal friends healthy and enjoy the months of sun and fun.

Suffolk County SPCA Sponsors Dangerous Reptile Training Course in Suffolk County

On June 13, 2015 the Suffolk County SPCA will sponsor a hands on seminar for Law Enforcement personnel, Emergency Response Personnel at the Bayport Fire Department, 251 Snedecor Avenue Bayport, NY 11705.

Syosset Man Arrested for Severe Neglect of Pet Dog

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrest today of a Syosset man for criminal neglect of his pet Shih Tzu that a veterinarian estimates to have lasted at least six months.

When Animals Are in Trouble, Who Can You Call? Tips from the Nassau County SPCA

Do you know who to call if you see an animal in danger?

Suffolk County Offers Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) and the Brookhaven Animal Shelter will offer free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Bandit, Jace, Effie, and Bowser!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Loving Logan, Dakota & Nik Nak!

Meet three great dogs available for adoption today!

Suffolk County SPCA: Hurricane Preparedness Guidelines for Your Pets

The Suffolk County SPCA wishes to remind everyone that Hurricane Season officially begins June 1st.

Farmingdale Couple Convicted of Animal Neglect Arrested for Violation of Court Order

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrest today of a Farmingdale husband and wife for owning animals despite a five-year ban ordered by a judge after they were found guilty after trial of animal ...

Suffolk County SPCA Reports Pit Bull Puppy to Be Adopted By War Veteran

The Suffolk County SPCA will be holding a press conference on Thursday May 28th at 11am at 32 Oneida Ave., Selden, NY. Chief Roy Gross and representatives from Guardians of Rescue will be discussing the adoption of ...

Six Foot Alligator Turned Over To Suffolk County SPCA

A close to six foot long American Alligator was turned over to the Suffolk County SPCA yesterday by its owner of 17 years.

Nassau County SPCA: Hurricane Season Starts June 1st

The best way to protect your family from the effects of a disaster is to have a disaster plan. If you are a pet owner, that plan must include your pets.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Titan, Shelby Slippers, Lulu, & Pirate!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America.

NCPD Investigating Case of Dissected Chickens Found at Massapequa Preserve

Seventh Squad detectives are investigating an Unusual Incident that was discovered on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 4:30 pm in Massapequa.
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