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The Suffolk County SPCA is a local, independent not-for-profit organization that has been servicing the humane needs, requirements, and enforcement of cruelty laws for Suffolk County, New York animals for over 20 years - NY State Law provides that there is to be but one SPCA per county in the State - the Suffolk County SPCA is in no way affiliated with, a subdivision of or funded by any other local, state or national organization. Please support the Suffolk County SPCA.




The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a $27,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for throwing a puppy from a car sometime last Saturday.

Roy Gross, Chief of the Suffolk SPCA said the incident occurred sometime in the afternoon on Saturday August 11th on the Pilgrim Psychiatric Center property near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood.  The male Pit Bull puppy was in a closed black plastic bag and was taken to West Islip Emergency Veterinary Clinic by Islip Animal Shelter personnel.  According to Veterinarians who treated the puppy they named Joey, he suffered from multiple neck fractures, is malnourished, and has bite marks on his neck.  These wounds indicate that the puppy was probably used as a bait dog by dog fighters.

The Suffolk County SPCA provides an unique number of services and programs unlike any SPCA in the country! Our MASH unit, conducts spay/neuter clinics, provides educational programs, and supports senior citizens with the maintenance of their pets. In addition , the agency provides spay/neuter services to tens of thousands of feral animals, while assisting the residents of Suffolk County by providing for the health and safety of their pets. Our civilian workers are volunteers, from all walk of life, who work on humane support services (free rabies clinics, spay/neuter programs, animal rescue) that the Suffolk County SPCA provides for Suffolk County residents and their pets and homeless animals. Our peace officers are both active and retired law enforcement personnel who enforce the New York State Agriculture and Market Law with regard to the prevention of mistreatment and cruelty to animals. Recent events propelled the Suffolk County SPCA into an additional role, that it is very proud of, the Suffolk County SPCA directly supports the efforts of the various Federal, State and Municipal K-9 rescue services in the five state area. The Suffolk County SPCA is willing and ready to continue providing these essential services to the county, state and nation.




Suffolk County Offices
North County Complex
725 Veterans Memorial Hwy.
Bldg. 16
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788-0099

(631) 382-7722 Phone

(631) 382-4042 Fax

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