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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.

Upcoming Groundhog’s Day Events on LI

Groundhog's Day is Monday, February 2nd! Catch Long Island's groundhogs Malverne Mel and Holtsville Hal and check out the other upcoming Groundhog's Day events.

The Nassau County SPCA Offers Blizzard Pet Tips

The National Weather Service In New York Has Issued A Blizzard Watch...which Is In Effect From Monday Afternoon Through Tuesday Evening.

The Suffolk County SPCA Urges Long Islanders To Remember Pets During The Winter Storm Watch

With Blizzard-like Conditions Possible, the Suffolk SPCA Urges Locals to remember their pets.

The Hazards of Using Rock Salt

Rock salt can pose potential risks to people, pets and the environment.

Nassau County Police Sergeant Saves Local Man and Dog

The Public Information Office reports the details of a water rescue that occurred on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 2:00pm in Massapequa.

Nassau County SPCA: There's a Winter Weather Advisory in Effect, Remember Your Pets

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a winter weather advisory for a mixture of snow...sleet...and freezing rain...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 pm est Saturday.

Show Birds Some Love on Valentine's Weekend!

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count!

Suffolk SPCA Announces Happy Ending to a Sad Story

The Suffolk County SPCA announced today that "Bean" has found his forever home.

Suffolk County SPCA Seeking Public's Help After Gruesome Find of Dead Roosters in Centereach

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public in the gruesome find of dead roosters in Centereach yesterday.

Nassau County SPCA to Start Court Advocacy Program

West Hempstead man convicted of dog fighting gets probation, no jail time.

Remember Your Pets During Winter Storm Watches

With freezing temperatures, snow and strong winds in the forecast, think about protection your pets. The Suffolk County SPCA recommends bringing your pets inside during cold winter weather.

Suffolk County SPCA Offers a $2,000 Reward For Information On Shot Dog

The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a TWO thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for shooting and killing a male Pit Bull.

Don't Let the Cold Get the Best of You! Tips for Staying Safe and Warm this Winter

The winter season can be hazardous, stay safe with these tips.

NCSPCA Offering $2,500 Reward for Info on Two Dogs Abandoned in Hempstead

Two dogs abandoned without food and water.

Make It A “Happy Neuter Year” This January at Kent Animal Shelter

Make a resolution to get your male dog or cat neutered during Kent Animal Shelter's $20 "Happy Neuter Year" campaign throughout January.

Tips for Keeping Pets Safe and Warm this Winter

The winter season can be just as tough on our pets as it is on us.

Deer Hunting Seasons Expanded in Suffolk County

Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today announced that deer hunting opportunities in Suffolk County are expanded in 2015 as a result of legislation signed into law in August by Governor Cuomo.

Nassau County Animal Abuse Registry Update

The Nassau County Animal Abuse Registry was created in 2014 by an act of the Nassau County Legislature, the registry is hosted by the Nassau County SPCA as a service to the public.

Guardians of Rescue Place Rescue Dog as Service Dog with Local Veteran for Christmas

With a large number of military men and women returning home and suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Guardians of Rescue wanted to do something to help.

Not Home for the Holidays? Find a Great Place for the Pets to Stay While You're Away!

If you're going away for the holidays make sure your beloved pets are well taken care of with these Long Island pet services!
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