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.

Kent Animal Shelter Urges Pit Bull Parents to Prevent Unwanted Litters during August “Primp Your Pit” Campaign

Primp Your Pit Campaign, funded by PetSmart Charities®, will provide $20 spay/neuter surgeries (and free nail trims) for nearly 6,800 Pit Bull Terrier dogs nationwide.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Bandit, the Corgi Mix That Will Steal Your Heart

Bandit is a four year old Corgi/Collie mix who was rescued from South Carolina and can wow with his great behavior and affectionate nature.

Beach Themed & Underwater Inspired Crafts For Kids

Celebrate summer with the kids by making some underwater and beach themed crafts!

Update: Woman Who Allegedly Threw Dog Out of Car Arrested

The woman believed to have been caught on camera throwing a dog from her vehicle in Mastic has been arrested.

Suffolk County SPCA Officer Rescues Ducklings from a Storm Drain in Holbrook

The ducks were rescued from a storm drain on Dolphin Lane in the Broadway Knolls Apartment complex.

Jail Inmates Help Spruce Up Aging Kent Animal Shelter

Suffolk County Corrections Department Program A Win-Win for Inmates and Homeless Pets

Where To Board Your Cute Critters During Your Summer Vacation

No need to worry about your pets while you're away on vacation, take them to one of Long Island's first-rate kennels or boarding locations!

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Brothers Lucky and Rocky Look Forward to a Life Together

Two dogs are easier than one! Adopt both Lucky and Rocky today from Save-a-Pet!

Suffolk County Mosquito and Larva Spraying Scheduled for July 8

Weather permitting, there will be larvicide and pesticide sprayed on Tuesday July 8, 2014.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: For a Pet-Friendly Pup, Marvin’s Your Man

Marvin is an adult purebred boxer who loves children, other dogs, and cats, making him perfect for any family!

Suffolk SPCA Offers 4th of July 2014 Tips for Your Pets

The July 4th holiday may be lots of fun for you and your family but may pose a very dangerous situation for your family pet.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for More Family Fun Events over Independence Day

Check out all there is to do on Long Island besides the display of fireworks, parades and festivals this Independence Day holiday weekend!

800-Pound Sea Turtle Rescued on Long Island after Getting Caught in Rope of Lobster Trap

A large sea turtle weighing 800-pounds was rescued on Long Island after getting trapped.

Tiny Treasures: All about Long Island Seashells

Learn about the shells of some of the most common sea creatures around Long Island!

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Kittens Galore at Save-a-Pet

For the last full week of Adopt-a-Cat Month, consider adopting out one of these sweethearts as a lifelong buddy!

How To Keep Your Furry Friends Healthy & Safe This Summer

Everyone wants to enjoy a safe summer, pets included! Here are some ways to keep yours safe, happy, and healthy this season.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: GG is the Handsome Older Cat You’ve Been Waiting For

GG is a ten year old cat who is being fostered by Last Chance Animal Rescue, and he is looking to live out his golden years by being the perfect lap cat and friend for your kids.

Senator Ken LaValle Legislation for Moratorium to Halt Mute Swan Elimination Passes Senate

If signed into law, the bill would immediately halt the finalizing of the Mute Swan eradication plans.

Places To See And Learn About Beautiful Butterfly Species

Get educated about, and up close and personal with, a variety of butterfly species housed right here on Long Island.

Suffolk County SPCA Rescues Snake from Holbrook Apartment

The Suffolk County SPCA was called into action this morning to rescue a snake from a Holbrook apartment.
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