Amish buggies: Picturesque and perilous

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The headline was both jarring and familiar: “Mass casualty horse and buggy accident injures 7 in Colerain Township.” Hardly... Read more

Philly area pet stores go "puppy mill free," some fear rise in backyard breeding

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The Humane Society of the United States has for years battled puppy mills on all fronts. It's fought for state and national legislation toughening... Read more

Judge dismisses suit by dog groups over shelter funding

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A Pennsylvania judge this week found that dog clubs and humane societies do not have an automatic right to receive grant funding from the... Read more

Autumn's arrival means more deer-vehicle collisions

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This is the time of year I dread going to work in the morning. Every fall my 25-mile commute to Harrisburg along Route 15 turns into a mine... Read more

Clinical trials help sick pets, further veterinary research

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When our beloved calico Maine Coon cat Katya was diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma in 2003 we took aggressive action. We consulted... Read more

Gallery where cats are the art and the artists

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I have often stared at the log walls of my 1832 cabin and thought: I should mount strategically placed shelves where the cats could lounge... Read more

Animal issues play greater role in candidate choices

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Education, jobs, taxes, the environment. There are plenty of hot issues in Pennsylvania campaigns, but individuals who step into the voting... Read more

Dog found starved, thrown in trash can in western PA

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A horrific case of animal abuse was uncovered - literally - in western Pennsylvania. A woman who reportedly moved out of state left behind... Read more