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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.

Numerous Suffolk Locations to be Sprayed for Mosquito and West Nile Control

Locations across Suffolk County are scheduled to be sprayed on August 19th and 20th.

Suffolk Police Dogs Receive Bulletproof Vests Donated by Vested Interest in K9s

A non-profit organization has donated two protective vests for Suffolk County’s police dogs.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Kyla’s Heart Problem Not Stopping This Love Bug

Kyla was rescued from a local shelter where she frequently passed out. Now, she is on a daily regimen of two heart pills, and she is ready to live life to the fullest!

Shark Week on Long Island: What to Know About Sharks in Our Waters

In honor of Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, here are some facts about sharks in the waters of Long Island.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Brooklen is Your All-Around Good-Natured Kitten

Brooklen is a 4 month old kitten who was saved from a high-kill shelter in South Carolina along with her mother and siblings, who are also available for adoption.

Planning a Summer Birthday Bash on a Budget

Trying to plan your summer birthday bash on a budget? Here are some inexpensive birthday plans to consider for your big day.

Preventing Rabies: Tips for Protecting Your Pets

Rabies can be spread to humans as well as pets.

Suffolk SPCA: Severely Neglected Dog "Ziggy" Finds Forever Home

The Suffolk County SPCA will be holding a Press Conference at the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter on Friday August 1st at 11am to announce that "Ziggy" has found his "forever home" and will be adopted by ...

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Take Jasmine Home for National Mutt Day

Today is National Mutt Day, so support mixed breeds. Don't shop - Adopt!

Adopt Your Best Friend: July 31st is Mutt's Day

A cute dog or cat can make a family or home complete. Instead of buying your friend or new family member, adopt an animal from one of the many animal organizations on the island! Support Long Island ...

Pool Owners Sought to Participate in Survey to Identify Invasive Insects

Monitoring Pool Filters for Asian Longhorned Beetles Can Prevent Infestation and Help Protect Trees and Forests.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Charlie the Terrier Puppy is the Life of the Party

Charlie is a 7 month old wire hair terrier who is looking for an owner who is ready to be patient with a puppy, and to be rewarded with many years with a loyal companion.

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Strengthen Penalties for Theft and Mistreatment of Pets

The fine for mistreatment has been raised for the first time since 1970.

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
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