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Abused Pit Bull Puppy, Miss Harper, Gets New Home On Long Island
Miss Harper Gets a New Home

An abused pit bull puppy has found a loving new home on Long Island.

Miss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off. Three people were arrested and charged with animal cruelty in connection with the case.

After receiving care at My Pets Vet in Huntington, Miss Harper was put up for adoption and thousands of people from... ›› read more

Adopt an Animal for 'Howl-O-Ween'
Supervisor Ed Romaine at the Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter.

Brookhaven Town is once again waiving adoption fees at its animal shelter, this time for the whole month of October in honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Month. Adopting families will also save the cost of vaccinating and neutering or spaying their dog or cat, and will receive a free license for a dog. To further celebrate the pets at the Brookhaven Animal Shelter,... ›› read more

Nassau SPCA to Shelter Pets for Domestic Violence Victims
Free Services for Domestic Violence Victims

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a new Nassau SPCA program that offers free pet protection to victims of domestic violence who have fled to The Safe Center L.I.

County Executive Mangano was joined by New York State Assemblyman Dave McDonough; Dr. John Imhof, Commissioner of the Nassau County Department of Social Services and Chairman of... ›› read more

Willie Schefer Wins Long Island Marathon!
Willie Schefer crossing the finish line

Willie Schefer is the nephew of Have a Heart founder Richard Schefer and is a proud supporter of the organization. See article from, below.

The Long Island Marathon finished up on Sunday afternoon as 23-year-old Willie Schefer of Old Brookville crossed the finish line with a time of 2 hours and 31 minutes, this was Schefer’s first marathon. 35-year-old Tara Farrell from East Quogue was the first woman to finish the course, with a time of 3 hours and 5 minutes. ›› read more