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Animals & Pets

Cold-Stunned Sea Turtle Rescued From Peconic Bay Nov 28, 15 12:50 AM

The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation treated the first cold-stunned juvenile green sea turtle of the season... more

Dead Beaked Whale Removed From Scott Cameron Beach Friday Morning Nov 24, 15 9:24 AM

A beaked whale removed from Scott Cameron Beach in Bridgehampton last week appears to have died from gastritis and other complications.

The... more

UPDATE: Beaked Whale Death Caused By Gastritis, Other Complications Nov 23, 15 11:56 AM

UPDATE: Monday, 10:15 a.m.

According to Ms. Bosworth, a spokesperson for the Riverhead Foundation,... more

Southampton Animal Shelter Senior Dog Stars In Bay Street Production Of 'Of Mice And Men' Nov 18, 15 9:21 AM

Every dog has its day. But Roscoe, a 9-year-old Labrador mix, gets to have many, plus 15 minutes of fame.

The canine is... more

Actress Julianne Moore Donates 10,000 Pet Meals To ARF Nov 8, 15 3:33 PM

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons has received 10,000 pet meals, totaling 2,500 lbs, from Halo and as per request... more

Southampton Animal Shelter Recognizes Adopt A Shelter Dog Month Oct 20, 15 5:30 PM

The 30 dogs that currently reside at the Southampton Animal Shelter sure live happy lives there.

There’s Caliber,... more

Southampton Animal Shelter Expands Outreach To Puerto Rico Oct 20, 15 2:51 PM

The Southampton Animal Shelter has outreach programs that extend beyond the borders of Southampton Town, often taking in animals... more

Southampton High School Students Help Tag Great White Shark Pup Sep 9, 15 10:16 AM

A team of researchers, including students from Southampton High School, attached a satellite tag to a great white shark pup in... more

Preservationist Pitches Immunocontraceptive To Control Deer Sep 2, 15 10:48 AM

There have been numerous efforts to curb the high population of deer on the South Fork: sterilization and spaying, extended hunting... more

At The Hampton Classic, Vets Were On Call To Keep Horses In Tip-Top Shape Sep 1, 15 6:03 PM

Dr. Emily Bruschi was about to sit down for lunch in her trailer at the Hampton Classic on Friday when she heard a knock at the... more

Water Is A Relief For Hampton Bays Dog Sep 1, 15 9:17 AM

For the last two summers, fishermen lining the waters off Hampton Bays have been doing double takes whenever they see a little... more

Sharks Of Long Island Jul 29, 15 10:05 AM

Last week’s “Sharknado”-size scare off the shores of Tobay Beach in Oyster Bay has Long Islanders shaking in... more

Gimme Shelter To Hold Fourth Annual Summer Benefit In Southampton Saturday Jul 8, 15 11:46 AM

Michelle Neufeld Montak has a mission in life: to find homes for as many dogs as possible.Since the Sagaponack resident started... more

Pet Photographer Helps Southampton Town Animal Shelter Find Homes For Dogs Jun 30, 15 2:45 PM

For a couple of hours on June 1, the training room at the Southampton Animal Shelter was transformed into a photography studio,... more

Bunker Die-Off Investigated In Peconic River, Reeves Bay In Flanders Jun 3, 15 11:56 AM

Tens of thousands of dead bunker washed up on the shores of the Peconic River and Flanders Bay within the last two weeks—with... more