Philly Dawg Archive: December, 2010

"Vicktory" dog Cherry: The comeback story of the year

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As 2010 draws to a close we thought it fitting to highlight an animal "comeback" story of the year. Amid the seemingly endless string... Read more

Drug trials offer option for coping with cancer in pets

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Few things are as crushing as receiving a cancer diagnosis for your beloved animal companion. It happened to me several years ago with my Canadian... Read more

Monday wag: pet food banks, Obama signs pro-animal bills

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For some, a little donated kibble can make the difference between keeping a pet and having to give him up. Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry in... Read more

Man charged with NJ woman in cruelty case involving 60 dogs

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UPDATE: A 46-year-old man who lived with Dawn Scheld is being charged in connection with the Dec. 18 raid on their property. Middle Township... Read more

Stanley's story: A Christmas tail of hope

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When we first met Stanley last year he was a mangy guy with serious eye problems locked in a high kill Los Angeles shelter. Thanks to two small... Read more

1,200 dogs in Kansas kennel euthanized in distemper outbreak

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A commercial dog breeder in Kansas last week euthanized 1,200 dogs after customers at a Wyoming pet store purchased puppies infected with distemper... Read more

SPCA raids South Jersey property removes 63 dogs, owner charged

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A New Jersey woman is under arrest tonight on charges of animal cruelty after humane officers raided her Cape May County home and removed 63... Read more

Thinking about a pet as a gift? Hold off during the holidays

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By now you've have probably heard about the gift to avoid during the holiday season: a pet. Dogs and cats, small animals too, need training... Read more