Long Island Pets & Animal News Coverage
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY CCA
* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two
inches. Locally up to 3 inches.
* WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New
* WHEN...From 5 AM to 1 PM EST Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions will impact the morning commute.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The advisory has been issued due to the
potential high impact of snow falling during the morning rush
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.
Sick and Stranded Dolphin Found at Jones Beach Dies
July 10, 2013
A dolphin found stranded on Jones Beach appeared ill and kept going into shock while being transported to a rescue center. A necropsy will be performed today.
DEC Urges Boaters to Keep Eye Out for an Alligator in the Peconic River
June 15, 2013
A 4-foot long alligator was spotted in the Peconic River on Sunday and Wednesday. Wildlife specialists have left bait to keep the gator in the area so that it can be caught.
Stranded Dolphin Rescued from Long Island Sandbar near Jones Beach
June 07, 2013
A dolphin weighing 600-pounds is rescued from a sandbar near Jones Beach and is recovering. Two weeks earlier, another dolphin was rescued from the Hudson River, but died.
Emu Killed in Copiague During Police Rescue
May 29, 2013
An emu escaped from its Lindenhurst home and was killed during Suffolk County Police's attempt to rescue the 250 pound bird.
The Importance of Reporting Injured Marine Mammals
May 22, 2013
Encountering Nature – and Death -- At The Old Inlet Breach.
North Hempstead Approves Plan to Euthanize Canada Geese
May 13, 2013
Since noise guns and dogs have not worked to rid North Hempstead of Canada geese, the town is moving to have the local geese population euthanized and the birds' meat sent to local pantries.
Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for May 3 through May 5
May 02, 2013
Whether you're looking to find that perfect Mother's Day gift or outdoor fun the entire family can enjoy this weekend, we have it here with festival, fairs and more!
Saturday's Top 10: Talk to the Animals
April 27, 2013
Spring is a great time to visit with animals and nature.
Animals Rescued from Medford Home Up for Adoption
April 10, 2013
Many of the animals rescued last week from a Medford home are in need of a loving and caring family. Find out how you can adopt one or help them in other ways.
LI Cat Missing for Two Years Reunites with Owner with the Help of NYC Zombie
April 05, 2013
A Long Island cat somehow made its way from Long Island to Times Square. Now, two years later, the cat is reunited with its owner thanks to the help of a NYC zombie.
Over 150 Animals Removed From LI Home in Filthy Condition
April 03, 2013
Neighbors would hear dogs barking and birds as well as see cats at the window of a Medford home, but never expected the extent of its condition. Over 150 animals were discovered and rescued from ...
A Seal in Carman's River
Save the Great South Bay
March 29, 2013
A seal was seen swimming in Carmans River, a rarity. Marine biologists believe it had swum there looking for fish to eat.
Tuesday's Top 10: Local Bird Watching
March 26, 2013
Over 400 bird species make their homes on Long Island!
Naming Contest for 4 Newborn Otters to the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
March 19, 2013
The Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center welcomed four river otter pups. Help it name the new additions by placing your vote for the favorite names among a list of 10.
Dog Nearly Starved to Death in Coram Apartment
March 04, 2013
Animal cruelty can come in many forms. A dog in Coram nearly faced death from starvation for at least three weeks.
The Long Island Pet Expo Will Be Hosting a Kids Night on Friday, March 1st
Long Island News & PR
February 23, 2013
Kids 12 and under are free on Friday, March 1st 2013 at the LI Pet Expo - doors open at 4 PM. New for 2013: Cat Agility Demos - yes - Cat agility! Meow!
Wednesday's Top 10: Services Your Pets Will Love!
February 20, 2013
So many Long Islanders love the furry members of their families.
Winter Storms: A Guide to Safety and Awareness
February 08, 2013
As Long Islanders brace for a major winter storm with blizzard conditions--snow and strong winds combining to produce near zero visibility, deep drifts and life-threatening wind chill--many people are unprepared to face those extremely hazardous ...
Great White Shark Spotted Touring the Hamptons
January 31, 2013
A great white shark that's been tagged by scientist was tracked this week off the coast of Long Island.
Brookhaven Animal Shelter Hopes "Hot Chocolate and Fun Day" Will Spur Adoption
January 21, 2013
On Saturday, Jan. 26, Brookhaven Animal Shelter will be hosting "Hot Chocolate and Fun Day," for potential pet adopters to come in and bond with the shelter's cats and dogs.