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New York City Animals

NYC's Famed 'Animal Precinct' Shut Down

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — For all its 147 years, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been more than an advocacy group; it has se...

4-Foot Lizard In Brooklyn Likely Ate Rats To Survive

| Posted 12.17.2013 | New York

By Janon Fisher NEW YORK CITY — It isn't the albino cobra found in a Brooklyn homeless shelter this past August that stands out as 2013's most mem...

PHOTOS: City Threatens To 'Dispose' Of Pet Pig

| Posted 02.20.2013 | New York

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer QUEENS — A Whitestone family fighting to keep a pet pig named Petey rallied Tuesday to save thei...

PHOTO: Rescued In The Rockaways

Newsday | Ellen Yan | Posted 04.21.2013 | New York

A young seal in trouble was rescued Monday in Queens by The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, the group said. Biologists too...

WATCH: The Rat-Hunting Dogs Of NYC

Posted 10.12.2012 | New York

We recently saw a man hunt, cook, and eat a New York City pigeon. Now, let's look at the rat-hunting dogs of New York. On Friday nights in lower M...