• safety tips Nov 22, 2021

    Thanksgiving Day Pet Safety Tips

    Thanksgiving Day is fast approaching. With multitudes making plans for festive dinners and possibly preparing to travel to see loved ones, it is important to not forget about the furry members of the family. With this in mind, the Suffolk County SPCA and Animal Care Centers shared tips on how to care for your pets in preparation of these festivities….

  • clear the shelters Nov 20, 2021

    Clear the Shelters: Thanksgiving Safety Tips

    Happy early Thanksgiving from ACC! Alec Rusnack is here to share what foods are and are not safe for your pets as they celebrate Thanksgiving alongside you!

  • calverton Jul 14, 2021

    LI Couple Accused of Dumping Dozens of Rabbits in Woods: Suffolk County SPCA

    A Suffolk County couple is facing charges after allegedly abandoning dozens of rabbits in a wooded area, the local SPCA announced. Kathi Willi, 59, and William Melton, 52, of Woodlot Road, Ridge were arrested and charged Sunday with violations of animal abandonment, a misdemeanor, the Suffolk County SPCA announced Tuesday. Roy Gross, Chief of the Suffolk County SPCA, said that…

  • Suffolk County Nov 23, 2020

    Queens Man Charged With 92 Counts of Animal Cruelty: SPCA

    A Queens man faces 92 counts of animal cruelty after horses, a dog, and other animals in declining health were being kept on a piece of property on Long Island, the Suffolk County SPCA announced Monday. Marlon A. Alzate, 29 and of Elmhurst, was arrested on Thursday by SPCA detectives while he was appearing in a Queens courtroom on a…

  • Suffolk County Sep 18, 2020

    NY Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges After 4 Dogs Found Dead Inside House: SPCA

    A 68-year-old Long Island woman was arrested and charged Wednesday with five counts of animal cruelty after four dogs were found dead and various other pets were found living in squalor inside her residence, according to the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. According to Roy Gross, chief of the Suffolk County SPCA, Donna Hulse, of…

  • Suffolk County Dec 23, 2019

    SPCA: NY Man Arrested After 11 Neglected Dogs Found in Filthy Crates

    A Long Island man is facing multiple counts of animal cruelty after nearly a dozen dogs were found confined in filthy crates and on the verge of starvation, Suffolk County SPCA detectives say. Peter Watson, 55, was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty by Suffolk County SPCA for failure to provide proper sustenance and medical care to his dogs….

  • New York Nov 13, 2014

    Inside NYPD's New Animal Cruelty Investigation Unit

    For years, when the ASPCA received a report of animal cruelty, their own enforcement unit, composed mostly of former police officers, would investigate. That’s all changed now that the ASPCA has teamed up wti the NYPD — now current cops do the investigating and the ASPCA does the veterinary work. Andrew Siff has an exclusive look inside the new unit.

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