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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.

Midtown & Theater District »

Bull Riding's Return to MSG Has Animal Advocates Seeing Red

Animal activists plan to protest the first night of a professional bull riding competition at MSG on Friday.

Manhattan »

Owners Who Tie Up Dogs Would be Locked Up Under New Law

The legislation would punish owners who keep their dogs tethered for more than three hours over a 12-hour stretch.

Midtown & Theater District »

Boyfriend Charged With Abusing Broadway Actress's Yorkie Leaves Jail

Ashley Yeater stood by her boyfriend Wednesday after his 40-day jail sentence.

Harlem »

Man Caught on Tape Kicking Dog Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty

A man caught on video violently kicking a small dog pleaded guilty on Tuesday.

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