Huntington, NY Pets & Animals

Extra Extra: Two Goats Spotted, Like, Chilling In A Car In Queens

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New York Post

Waldo’s Rescue Pen left dead dogs in dumpsters

A dogfight has erupted between a Manhattan animal rescue and an ex-employee who claims the group left vulnerable pups suffering. Waldo’s Rescue Pen founder Emily Dyson has allegedly been fostering out seriously sick animals, and several have died on her watch, sources said. In one case, four puppies died together...
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Herald Community Newspapers

Invasive insect lands in New York City

A new invasive insect species, the spotted lanternfly (SLF), has made its way to New York City. In a recent press release, the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (AGM) urged residents to take preventative action to stop infestation throughout the city. Although the spotted lanternfly has not reached Freeport yet, residents should be concerned for how an infestation could affect the local agricultural industry.
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Remembering Kip Rosenthal

Rider, Trainer, Judge, Horsewoman (1951–2020) Kip Rosenthal’s lifelong passion for horses began officially at age 10 when she began taking riding lessons once a week from Anne and Frank Grenci at Fox Hill Farms in Pleasantville, NY. She went on to train with Victor Hugo-Vidal at Cedar Lodge Farm in North Stamford, CT. Under Hugo-Vidal, she rode her own Goodboy Dee to the 1966 and 1967 American Horse Shows Association Small Junior Horse of the Year titles.
Norwalk Hour

Norwalk considers adding dog parks throughout city

NORWALK — The city is considering adding more dog parks following an increase in animal waste and need for pet-friendly spaces. Interim Recreation and Parks Director Ken Hughes said at the Common Council’s Sept. 8 Recreation and Parks Committee meeting that he plans to propose new dog ordinances for the new parks master plan on which the department is working.
Stamford Advocate

Robert Miller: Inside the big Hawk Watch Week

There were cabbage whites and sulphurs fluttering along clumps of unmown grass at the Jane Pratt Farm preserve in Bridgewater last week. It’s been a good year for monarch butterflies as well, said Renee Baade, of Newtown. But Baade’s eyes, while taking in the sweet especial rural scene, were mostly...