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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.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Meet Cinnemon, a People-Pleasing Boxer Mix

Cinnemon is a young boxer mix who learns commands quickly and loves children.

Guardians of Rescue Investigates Online Pet Sales

The national organization is aiming to prevent animals from being sold through the internet.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: There’s Something About Mary

Mary is a sweet and beautiful young Bluetick Coonhound/Hound mix who loves other dogs and children, and is awaiting a family to call her own.

Nassau County and NCSPCA to Announce Rescue of Dog Used to Breed Abused Puppies

Brutally injured puppy to be reunited with mother tomorrow at news conference.

Nassau County SPCA Announces Spring Holiday Pet Safety Tips

The start of spring is packed with all sorts of holiday festivities - make sure your pets stay safe while enjoying fun with the family this year!

Thirst-Quenching Free Offers and Sweet Treats for You and Your Pet

Don't miss the latest free offers and promotions available at McDonald's, Starbucks, Quiznos and PetSmart!

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Meet Brock, a Sweet Puggle Pup

Looking for a youthful addition to the family? Brock is a 10 month old puggle puppy looking for a family to spend his life with.

Suffolk SPCA: April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

What should you do if you suspect cruelty to an animal?

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.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Jessie in Desperate Need of a Foster or Forever Home

Jessie, a smart and affectionate German shepherd mix, must be given up by her foster mother by Friday, March 28.

Miss Harper Teaching Children About Animal Cruelty

Miss Harper Goes to School - the abused dog has visited a local middle school to teach kids about animal abuse.

An End-of-the-Season Guide to Seal Watching on Long Island

With about one month left before they leave, now is the time to go out and see the curious seals that are hauled out on the shore with the guidance of an experienced seal walk guide from ...

Nassau County SPCA Offers Springtime Pet Tips

Spring into Safety this Season with helpful tips & tricks from the Nassau County SPCA!

Family Files Lawsuit Against Hempstead Animal Shelter for Euthanizing Dogs

The family’s dogs were euthanized in February 2013.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Meet Gus, Max, and Louie

Meet a trio of friendly black kittens from Last Chance Animal Rescue who have been overlooked for the past several months.

Save-A-Pet Raises $1,700 at Its Fourth Annual “St. Pitty’s Day” Party for the Shelter’s Homeless Pit Bulls

Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. held its Fourth Annual “St. Pitty’s Day” Party on March 16 to raise awareness and funds for the shelter’s many pit bulls.

LI's Adorable Adoptable Pets: Meet Darla and Petey

Darla and Petey were forced to live outdoors all day and all night, even in freezing temperatures where their water bowl froze over. Now, they are looking for a warm home and an owner that can show ...

Shelter Pet of the Week: Meet Becky

Open your heart and your home this week to a gorgeous beagle mix from Last Chance Animal Rescue (LCAR) named Becky.

Suffolk County SPCA Ups Reward for Info About Dog Thrown from Car in Mastic Beach

The SCSPCA has increased the reward for information about this case from $2,000 to $3,000.

DA Rice Calls for Tougher Animal Abuse Laws after Dead Pit Bulls Found in Garage Fire

13 dogs were found dead in a Freeport garage, and three others were discovered alive alongside dog-fighting paraphernalia this weekend.
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