Animals, including cats, rabbits, and birds, were found in filthy, crowded conditions with untreated medical problems.
Brookhaven, New YorkAnd the October 18 2022 /PRNewswire/ – On request Suffolk County Prosecutor’s Office, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has urgently mobilized more than 20 responders to help rescue nearly 300 abandoned animals from a home in Brookhaven, New York Animals, including cats, rabbits, birds, turtles and snakes, are being removed from a state of hoarding as they lived in cramped conditions amidst the dirt – many surrounded by their feces and urine and covered in insects including crickets. Some of the animals also had untreated medical conditions.
The ASPCA assists with operational planning and clearance, evidence gathering and crime scene documentation, legal and investigative assistance, and forensic examinations. The ASPCA also helps transport animals to local shelters and rescue groups around New York Where they will receive the care they need most.
“When the ASPCA responders arrived at the drug, it was clear that immediate intervention was necessary to remove hundreds of neglected animals from the inhuman and brutal conditions they were exposed to and provide them with expert care,” He said Matt BerschakerPresident and CEO of ASPCA Corporation. “The Suffolk County The Attorney General’s Office has developed a task force dedicated to helping animals in need, and we commend them for prioritizing efforts to stop animal neglect and cruelty in their communities. The ASPCA is proud to support their work by bringing these animals to safety and assisting the prosecution’s suit through evidence collection, forensic examinations, and legal and investigative support.”
Thanks to our partnership with Brookhaven townWe were alerted to the dire conditions in which these helpless animals were living and immediately took action,” He said Suffolk County Attorney general Raymond A Tierney. “Through our partnerships with local government and rescue groups, we can work coherently to ensure that these types of inhumane animal abuse are addressed and those who engage in it are held accountable.”
Criminal charges arising from this case are being filed by Suffolk County Prosecutor’s Office. The ASPCA also provides investigative and legal assistance to further support investigation and prosecution and to ensure the best legal outcomes for these animals.
Last year, the ASPCA helped Suffolk County OTP with over 80 dogs rescued from an animal fight. The ASPCA is deployed nationally to help local authorities in cases of animal cruelty including animal wrestling, hoarding, and puppy mills. It also provides communities with resources including grant funding, training and substantive expertise to effectively assist animals during cruelty and disaster situations.
Founded in 1866, ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is the first animal welfare organization in North Amarica It is the nation’s leading voice for animals. With over two million strong supporters, the mission of the ASPCA is to provide effective means to prevent cruelty to animals throughout United State. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, the ASPCA is a national leader in cruelty control, community outreach, and animal health services. For more information, please visit the website www.ASPCA.organd be sure to follow the ASPCA on FacebookAnd the TwitterAnd the Instagram.
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