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.

Suffolk SPCA: April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

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

Nassau SPCA Offers Spring Holiday Pet Tips

Passover is starting April 3rd and Easter Sunday is April 5th, if you celebrate either holiday and have a furry friend in your house, there are things you may want to do to make sure they are ...

Suffolk SPCA: Another Alligator Turned In To Authorities In Suffolk County

Another Alligator has been turned to the Suffolk County SPCA and NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation. This time, the 3 foot long reptile came from a home in Shirley.

Suffolk County Man Bitten by Rattlesnake

The Suffolk County SPCA is reporting today that a 22 year old male Suffolk County resident was bitten by one of his two Rattlesnake that he was keeping as pets.

Police Officers Rescue Dog That Fell Through Ice

Four Suffolk County Police officers rescued a black Labrador that fell through the ice into a Lake Ronkonkoma pond yesterday.

The Nassau County SPCA Offers Spring Pet Safety Tips

Here are some tips to keep your pets and wildlife safe as you enjoy yourselves this spring.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Irish Celebration, Spring Craft Beer Festival & Comedy Performances

Spring has begun, and it's time to spring into some fun entertainment for the weekend!

Nassau County SPCA to Advocate for Miss Harper in Criminal Court Tomorrow

The Nassau County SPCA will have advocacy members attend Nassau County Criminal Court Part 98 in Mineola tomorrow on behalf of Miss Harper, a dog that was found in September of 2013 with her back leg and ...

Spring Nature Programs at Local Parks and Preserves

Get outside and open your mind with these educational experiences to learn about creatures ranging from seals to bats!

Man Wanted for Stealing Babylon Animal Hospital's Donation Jar

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole a donation jar from an animal hospital in Lindenhurst last year.

Nassau County Animal Abuse Registry 2015 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.

Crafts for Pet Lovers

For all you pet lovers out there, get crafty with these cute ideas!

DEC Releases Revised Mute Swan Management Plan for Public Comment

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today released a revised mute swan management plan with significant changes after considering the diverse public comments received on a first draft released in January 2014. DEC is ...

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Circus Fun, Pet Expo & Other Performances

It's a weekend packed with fun for the entire family with these events and performances!

Get Out, Get Active & Get Some Fresh Air: Long Island Winter Hiking Events

Get some fresh air and stay active this Winter by participating in a hiking event on Long Island!

Suffolk SPCA Offers $3,000 Reward Information About Puppy Found in Clothing Bin

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public about a puppy that was dumped in a clothing bin, Wednesday in Centereach.

Suffolk SPCA Offering a $2,000 Reward for Information About Dog Left in Middle of Road

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public and offering a $2,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for leaving a dog in the middle of the road last ...

Stay Cavity-Free with Tips around Dental Health Month

Keep your kids and your pet's teeth cavity-free with tips as February is National Children’s Dental Month and Pet Dental Health Month!

Feb 20 is Love Your Pet Day! Where to Adopt a Pet if You Don’t Already Have One

Consider one of these animal shelters for finding your next pet.

Nassau County SPCA: Valentine's Day and Your Pet

Chocolate, flowers, and pets are not a purr-fect match!
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