What constitutes ‘cruelty to animals’? Should there be separate standards for farm animals and pets? Obviously, responses will vary. Disagreement is likely.
That being the case, what are the rules, and who shall decide how they are...
Animals. Like clockwork, some incident of animal cruelty or some new revelation about the poor handling of animals for slaughter (or egg production), brings our relationship to animals into uncomfortable focus. An interview in salon.com with Hal...
Nov 22, 2013 — PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) A 36-year-old Plattsburgh man has pleaded guilty to five counts of animal abandonment for dumping 24 puppies in the woods around Clinton County.
The Plattsburgh Press-Republican reports that Michael Staley admitted Thursday that he staged a burglary at his wife's Plattsburgh pet shop and then took the puppies and abandoned them. Go to full article
If you find an animal, call police at 518-563-3411. The dogs are believed to be infected with a variety of contagious illnesses.
Aug 06, 2013 — Police in Plattsburgh are asking for the public's help in rounding up puppies that were abandoned in rural areas of Clinton County.
According to police, the dogs -- some as young as eight weeks old -- were abandoned by the co-owner of the Northern Puppies pet store in Plattsburgh because the puppies were sick and he couldn't afford the veterinarian bills. Go to full article
North Country SPCA board member Jessica Hartley speaks to Essex County lawmakers about the need for a task force on animal cruelty. Photo: Chris Morris, courtesy Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Elizabethtown, NY, Aug 13, 2012 — A new task force is being formed to deal with animal cruelty in Essex County. Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas, supervisor of the town of Jay, said last week he will appoint county lawmakers and officials to the proposed task force, which will also include members of local humane societies and county residents. Chris Morris reports. Go to full article