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.

NCSPCA Announces 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.

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge Management of the Southern Pine Beetle

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is continuing to work with the U. S. Forest Service and others to manage southern pine beetle (SPB) on Long Island. Suppression activities for SPB are scheduled to start at ...

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge Closes Little Neck Run Due To Nesting Bald Eagles

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) staff continue to monitor the pair of bald eagles along Little Neck Run, a small tributary of the Carmans River.

Outdoor Events to Work Off Your Turkey Dinner

Don't feel bad about overeating for Thanksgiving - just get outside and start walking off the pounds!

Mangano Announces "Holiday Party For Wildlife" At Tackapausha Museum And Preserve

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the Holiday Party for Wildlife will take place at Tackapausha Museum and Preserve on Saturday, December 12th at 1:00 p.m.

Background on the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey

The President celebrated the 68th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflected upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wishes American families a warm, safe, and healthy holiday.

SCSPCA: Thanksgiving and Your Pets - Keeping Them Safe

The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast of the season, the Suffolk County S.P.C.A. asks that you remember your pets in the preparation of these festivities.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Duffy!

We all have many things to be thankful for, and what an amazing time of year this would be to adopt a homeless dog or cat and give them something to be thankful for as well.

Nassau County SPCA Announces Thanksgiving Pet Tips

Tips to have a Thanksgiving that is pet-safe.

Guardians of Rescue Saves 17 South Korean Dogs

According to the Animal Welfare Institute, 2 million dogs are killed for food each year in South Korea and over 100,000 tons of dog meat is consumed annually.

Kent Animal Shelter's Annual Pet Family Photos & Holiday Social at Hotel Indigo - December 6, 2015

Kent Animal Shelter invites you to join in its annual holiday tradition for family pets at the pet-friendly Hotel Indigo!

Best In Show Pet Resort Offering Free Day of Daycare for Pet Food Donations

Enjoy a pet themed Thanksgiving dinner, and a free day of pet daycare, in exchange for donated food for Baxter’s Pet Pantry through “LI Cares Mission.”

Nassau County SPCA: Justice Not Served with Butcher of Miss Harper Going Free

A kennel worker, not a vet tech pleads guilty to three (3) felonies and two (2) misdemeanors and receives a conditional discharge instead of jail time and probation.

9-Year-Old Girl Dies After Dog Attacks in Elmont

According to police, 911 received a call for a dog attacking a child in the rear yard of a Holland Avenue home.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Rex, Kobi & Sylvie!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Rex, Kobi and Sylvie!

Mangano Announces "Thank Goodness For Animals" Thanksgiving Program At Tackapausha Museum And Preserve

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the family-friendly “Thank Goodness for Animals” Thanksgiving Program will take place at Tackapausha Museum and Preserve on Sunday, November 29th at 1:00 p.m.

Suffolk SPCA is Offering A $2,000 Reward for Information About the Brutal Killing of Three Cats Found in East Patchogue

The Suffolk County SPCA and Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad Detectives are seeking information from the public to help identify the individual(s) responsible for brutally torturing and killing a 4-6 month old kitten and an adult cat ...

CRESLI Announces 2015-2016 Seal Walk Schedule

Mark your calendars! The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island (CRESLI) is pleased to announce its schedule for the 2015-2016 seal walk season.

Adorable Adoptables: Meet Pretty, Gleason & Ford!

It's my pleasure to introduce to you Pretty, Gleason & Ford!

Suffolk County SPCA: Halloween Pet Safe Alert

The Suffolk County SPCA is issuing these simple guidelines to make Halloween safe for your companion animals.
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