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Two Pit Bulls Euthanized After Attacking, Killing Family Pet In Hampton Bays Feb 7, 17 2:45 PM

When Jessica Garcia decided to take her family’s 8-year-old chihuahua, Skippy, for a walk last week, she automatically headed... more

Thiele Asks For Federal Support After Sag Harbor Fire Dec 29, 16 8:18 AM

State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has asked Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to press the federal government to declare a state of emergency... more

Southampton Animal Shelter, ARF Rescue Dogs From Chinese Meat Festival Dec 20, 16 2:38 PM

Ten playful dogs are getting a second chance at life after they were rescued from a meat festival in China—where dogs... more

Stony Brook Southampton Students Play With Pups From Pet Therapy Program Dec 13, 16 11:28 AM

Dozens of gleeful students recently gathered in the student center on the Stony Brook Southampton campus, taking a break... more

Necropsy Offers Few Answers To Why Whale Stranded In Moriches Bay Dec 4, 16 9:17 AM

The team of marine biologists who performed a necropsy on a 15-ton humpback whale that was euthanized in Moriches Bay on the day... more

NOAA Defends Decision To Euthanize Whale In Moriches Bay Nov 30, 16 12:24 PM

Marine biologists and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials are defending their decision to euthanize a juvenile... more

Wild Turkeys Are Thriving On The East End, Thanks To Efforts To Bolster Population Nov 22, 16 12:54 PM

Turkey and Thanksgiving go hand in hand, as most American families gather for a Thanksgiving dinner whose centerpiece is... more

Humpback Whale Spotted Splashing Around Moriches Bay Nov 19, 16 10:15 AM

A humpback whale looking for bunker fish to snack on found its way to the Moriches Bay this week.

Kimberly Durham, the... more

East End Animal Shelters Look To Find Homes For Black Cats Oct 25, 16 5:04 PM

There is a superstition that when a black cat crosses one’s path, it’s bad luck. But black cats often have their own... more

Hampton Bays Wildlife Center Continues Caring For Injured Deer As State Deadline Passes Sep 21, 16 10:18 AM

Officials at a Hampton Bays wildlife rehabilitation center are continuing to care for eight rescued deer despite a new state regulation... more

East Hampton Woman Creates And Sells All-Natural Pet Food Sep 20, 16 1:49 PM

A year ago, Gretchen Mannix of East Hampton had a problem with her five-year-old Cockapoo, Stevie.

“She’s... more

Animal Rescue Fund Of The Hamptons Saves 78 Dogs From Euthanasia Sep 13, 16 4:38 PM

Dogs are considered man’s best friend, but many have difficulty finding loving homes. Fortunately, the East End has... more

Owner Enlists Help Of Pet Communicators To Find Missing Dog Sep 13, 16 3:34 PM

Romi Sloan has been searching for her 14-year-old dog Sasha since July 23. Sasha, a white-and-tan Shih Tzu with only two... more

Dump Truck Hits Horse In Water Mill Wednesday Morning Sep 7, 16 1:52 PM

A horse had to be euthanized after it was struck by a dump truck on Millstone Road, just north of Scuttle Hole Road, in Water Mill... more

'Shark Men' Say Waters Off Hamptons A Nursery For Great White Sharks Aug 30, 16 1:57 PM

After returning from two weeks of fishing just a few miles off Montauk, researchers from the famed shark tagging and research program,... more