Philly Dawg Archive: December, 2011

12/8: Chat: Leigh Siegfried of Opportunity Barks

Leigh Siegfried is an Associate member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is a Member of the Association of... Read more

Dog Docket: Crime, courts and legislation 12/8

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Animal welfare officials are investigating the discovery of an as yet unreported number of dead dogs in a back yard in Kensington. Pennsylvania... Read more

Proctor and Gamble issues Iams dog food recall

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The makers of Iams pet food have issued a recall for a lot of ProActive Health Smart Puppy dry dog food that was distributed in 16 states including... Read more

Labrador retrieves kittens in bag

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You've heard the expression: "Look what the cat dragged in?" In Iowa, a dog named Reagan came home with what appeared to be an empty bag of... Read more

World's oldest dog dies at 26

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He made the Guinness Book of World Records last year as the oldest documented living dog on the planet. On Monday Pusuke, a mixed-breed... Read more

Cosby steps down as PA SPCA head

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The chief executive of the Pennsylvania SPCA is stepping down after 2 1/2 years on the job. Susan Cosby, president and CEO of the Pennsylvania... Read more

NYC carriage horse collapses; Amish fined for buggy horse cruelty

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Once again we wonder if the cruel Victorian era has ended or not. Two more troubling cases involving modern day carriage horses came... Read more

Dogs of war face post- traumatic stress too

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The call came into the behavior specialists here from a doctor in Afghanistan. His patient had just been through a firefight and now... Read more