Dead Animals Found in Bags in Melville

Several decapitated animals were found Sunday in bags left on the roadside in Melville, the Suffolk County SPCA said. The organization said that Suffolk Police had notified them that the seven dead animals had been found on the side of Round Swamp Road about 100 Read More …

Huntington Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charge

A Huntington woman has been charged with animal cruelty, the Suffolk Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Tuesday. Earline Milligan, 42, of Lafayette Street faces the misdemeanor charge, the SPCA said, after she allowed her dog, Simba, a one-year old male pit bull Read More …

Keeping You and Your Pets Safe in Cold, Snowy Weather

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tips on avoiding hypothermia and frostbite in bad weather. The most vulnerable: Older adults with inadequate food, clothing, or heating Babies sleeping in cold bedrooms People who remain outdoors for long periods—the homeless, hikers, hunters, etc. People Read More …

Melville Man Accused of Leaving Dogs in Freezing Cold

The Suffolk Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has charged a Melville man with leaving his four dogs outside in sub-freezing temperatures during the recent cold spell. Roy Gross, chief  of the Suffolk SPCA, said that an officer went to 2 Rope Court, Read More …

Holiday Reminder from the Suffolk SPCA

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals issued the following reminder about pet safety at the holidays: Things you can do to make Thanksgiving safer for your pet The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast Read More …

$2,000 Reward Offered in Abandonment of Birds

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) who abandoned birds on the Northern State Parkway. The organization said that an animal rescuer driving east on Read More …

SPCA Offers $2,000 Reward in Dumping of Dead Dog in Huntington

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals offered  a $2,000 reward Thursday in the dumping of a dead dog in a Jericho Turnpike lot. The dumping of a male brindle and white male pitbull occurred Monday in the lot at 1160 Jericho Turnpike Read More …

Island Harvest, SPCA Offer Help to Federal Workers

Island Harvest and the SPCA are offering temporary food assistance to workers hit by the federal government shutdown. “We at Island Harvest Food Bank recognize that some federal workers living on Long Island are struggling to put food on their families’ tables due to the Read More …

Huntington Man Charged with Animal Cruelty

A Huntington man has been charged with two counts of animal neglect for failing to provide enough food for his dogs. Detectives with the Suffolk County SPCA on Friday charged William Woods Jr., 55, of Huntington, with two counts of animal neglect for failure to Read More …

Reward Offered in Abandonment of Muscovy Ducks

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and another organization are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the abandonment of several Muscovy ducks in Melville. On Wednesday, Long Island Orchestrating for Nature (LION) notified Read More …