Browsing: animal rescues


And they called it… puppy love. During this Valentine’s Day weekend, Mariya Vlasova and Anna Khazanova, co-founders of the non-profit AMA Animal Rescue, are asking you to open your hearts and show some puppy (and kitty) love to the stray and shelter animals they care for during a “Give Love” drive. The event, which benefits…


Months after the February rescue of 23 Shetland Sheepdogs from a duo of Sheepshead Bay animal hoarders, the canines can now be adopted. Since the initial bust, the dogs have been held as evidence against the couple. The dogs have been housed at several Animal Care & Control shelters and foster residencies throughout the city. The cost for…


Our friends from Covenant Ballet Theatre (CBT) and Sean Casey Animal Rescue Project (SCARP) held their first “rescuethon” or dog walk-a-thon on Saturday, May 5, in Marine Park. While the dancers danced and the dogs walked, the rain came down, but that didn’t dampen anyone’s  spirit. Even if the weather was gloomy, the event was anything…


Come join our friends Covenant Ballet Theatre and the Sean Casey Animal Rescue Project for a great day in the park on Satuday, May 5. Walk your dogs and raise some cash for two local non-profits. But sign up soon, registration ends on May 4. Register online at


Following complaints from neighbors that the home used by a dog hoarding couple busted by the city still stinks after several weeks, contractors were dispatched over the weekend to haul away hazardous garbage and trash that was crammed into the home. The couple hoarded 23 dogs – mostly Shetland Sheepdogs – in two Sheepshead Bay dwellings.…


The Brooklyn District Attorney has not yet filed charges related to yesterday’s multi-agency rescue of 23 dogs living in squalor in a Sheepshead Bay couple’s two homes, though the city did issue a slew of health- and safety-related violations. The DA’s office is still investigating the case, and the dogs are in the custody of…

Police & Fire

Authorities raided two Sheepshead Bay homes owned by one couple, leading to the rescue of 23 dogs living in deplorable conditions. Officials from a slew of agencies – including Animal Care & Control, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, FDNY, NYPD, Department of Buildings and Department of Health – descended first on 2713 Avenue Y this…