Long Island Pets & Animal News Coverage





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.

SCSPCA: Illegal Exotic Animal Amnesty Day in Holtsville on October 10

The Suffolk County SPCA, in cooperation with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife and US Department of Agriculture will be hosting an Amnesty Day for illegally possessed, protected, endangered and threatened animals that ...

Suffolk SPCA to Distribute Dog Food to the Needy

The Suffolk County will be distributing dog food from their office in Hauppauge.

Freeport Man Indicted on Seven Counts Related to Dogfighting Charges

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Freeport man was arraigned today on an indictment charging him with crimes related to dogfighting.

Nassau County Department Of Health Continues Rabies Baiting Program

Continuing the effort to eradicate raccoon rabies in Nassau County, Nassau County Department of Health and Cornell University will distribute raccoon rabies vaccine to protect residents from rabies.

Guardians of Rescue Seeks to End the Horrific Dog Meat Industry in South Korea

According to the Korean Animal Rights Advocates, approximately 2.5 million dogs are killed each year and around 100,000 tons consumed annually. Every day, thousands of dogs are transported from horrific dog meat farms to slaughter at the ...

Legislator Anker Attends Sound Beach Civic’s 4th Annual Pet Adopt-a-Thon

On Saturday, September 26th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Sound Beach Civic Association at the 4th annual Pet Adopt-a-Thon.

CDC Unveils Redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People Website

CDC today launched its redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People website, with expanded information about diseases people can catch from pets, farm animals, and wildlife.

Suffolk County SPCA Reminds That October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. The link between Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse is well known and victims often delay or refuse to leave the home for fear of what is going to happen to their ...

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Lulubelle, Alexander & T.T.!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Lulubelle, Alexander & T.T.!

Nassau County SPCA: Prepare Now For Hurricane Joaquin

With Hurricane Joaquin strengthening in the Atlantic Ocean and possibly heading our way, it is time to start developing a Family & Pet Emergency Plan.

Hurricane Preparedness Guidelines For Your Pets

According to AccuWeather Hurricane Joaquin is forecast to continue to gather strength before it begins its northward run along the East coast. Help your animal stay safe! Your pet counts on you. Have a plan in place.

New York State Agencies Urge Motorists to Use Caution During Wildlife Breeding Season

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today urged motorists to be alert for moose, deer, and other wildlife on the roads.

Mangano Announces 3rd Annual Nassau Barkfest

assau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the 3rd Annual Nassau Barkfest, Long Island’s Largest Pet Costume Contest and Parade, will take place on Saturday, October 24th from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Eisenhower Park’s Harry ...

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Blacky, Bandit, Moca, Copper, Bill & Sarah!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Blacky, Bandit, Moca, Copper, Bill & Sarah!

NFPA Launches Video & Resources For Youth to Prepare Household Pets and Horses For a Wildfire Evacuation

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced the launch of its latest video and resources for youth aimed at household pet and horse evacuation preparedness for a wildfire.

Nassau County SPCA Announces Fall Pet Tips

The season has officially changed, and as the mercury starts dropping, we have to make some changes - longer shirts, pants, light jackets. We thought it was time to go over some tips for our pets, from ...

Nassau County SPCA Advocates for Miss Harper as One of Three Defendants Pleads Guilty

After the judge has ruled in favor of the prosecution allowing statements made by Shawana Dearing Hughes and her husband Lee Hughes to investigators of Attorney General's office to be used at the upcoming trial, one of ...

Paws of War Expands to Start Therapy Dog Program to Honor U.S Air Force Veteran

Pairing service dogs with military veterans suffering from PTSD has proven to help the healing process.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Daisy, Louie, Jade & Riley!

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: Meet Binky, Dixie, Larry, Sonja & Chunk!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Binky, Dixie, Larry, Sonja & Chunk!
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