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East Harlem »

Man Beat Neighbor's Dog With Baseball Bat, Police Say

Police arrested a man for trying to beat up his neighbor with a bat and hitting his dog instead.

Bayside »

Cocker Spaniel Stolen in Violent Robbery at Queens Park Found Dead in Pond

Ginger was stolen after two men punched her owner as she was walking the dog Sunday night.

New Springville »

Woman Who Tossed Ammonia Into Dog's Eyes Sentenced

Irene Helale was given a conditional discharge and ordered to reimburse the ASPCA for vet bills.

Crown Heights »

Pit Bull Dies After Being Tossed From Car and Run Over, Police Say

The injured dog was alive when animal rescuers found her in Crown Heights Sunday night, they said.

St. George »

District Attorney Teams Up with Vets to Give Assistance for Animal Care

Donovan announced a program aimed at decreasing animal abuse cases in the borough.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

Protesters Demand Jail Time for Woman Accused of Throwing Dog Out of Car

Nearly 100 protesters demanded Alsu Ivanchenko be held accountable for tossing her dog out of a window.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

Seriously Hurt Puppy Found Stuffed in a Plastic Bag

A  6-month-old Maltese Shih Tzu was found near Staten Island's Bay Terrace train station.

St. Albans »

Police Rescue 20 Emaciated Pit Bulls from Suspected Dog Fighting Arena

Dogs with scarred faces and a covered pit were found on 196th Street, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

Cat Filmed Being Kicked in Bed-Stuy Finds New Home, ASPCA Says

A stray cat that was filmed being kicked across a Bed-Stuy apartment complex was adopted.

Upper East Side »

ASPCA to Open Facility for Orphaned Kittens and Abused Dogs

The new facility is intended to help the city's most vulnerable animal populations.

New York City »

Correction Officer, Manhattan Resident Arrested in Separate Dog Abuse Cases

Officer Justin Burton wounded his dog's neck, while Jerome Smith starved two dogs, authorities said.

Astoria »

Freed Queens Dog Killer Now Faces Deportation

Milan Rysa, who pleaded guilty to tossing his dog out a window, is awaiting a deportation hearing.

East Harlem »

Police Arrest Bronx Man Seen Kicking Dog in Video

Brian Freeman, 28, was identified from a surveillance video taken inside a Harlem elevator.

East Harlem »

Video Shows Man Kicking Dog in Harlem Elevator

Police are searching for a man caught on videocamera repeatedly kicking a dog in a Harlem elevator.

Manhattan »

New Law Will Jail Dog Owners Who Chain Up Pooches for Too Long

The City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a bill to punish dog owners who keep their dogs tethered too long.