Philly Dawg Archive: March, 2012

Ag Dept. excuses for not calling dog law meeting ring hollow

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For months the Department of Agriculture has repeatedly said the reason it has not scheduled a meeting of the Dog Law Advisory Board is because... Read more

When "Luck" runs out for ex-racehorses who notices?

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The first thing I thought when I read that the HBO series "Luck" was being canceled after the death of the third horse on the set was: Why... Read more

More than 1,000 pigs killed in Lancaster Co. fire

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A fast-spreading barn fire is responsible for killing more than 1,000 hogs in Lancaster County. The fire, which broke out around 8:30 a.m... Read more

Pet Poison Prevention Week highlights hazards in purses and flower pots

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Spring flowers may be lovely and seem innocuous enough, but they can be potentially fatal hazards to your pets. Tulips, daffodils hyacinths... Read more

Wave of illnesses linked to tainted jerky treats prompts FDA probe

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More than 500 dogs in the U.S. have been reported sickened after consuming Chinese-made chicken jerky treats since November. Complaint... Read more

Humane PA lobby day draws dozens to Capitol for animal causes

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Animal lovers from across Pennsylvania gathered in the Capitol Monday for Humane Lobby Day 2012, meeting with lawmakers at the Capitol on behalf... Read more

PA man gets 3 1/2 years probation in horse cruelty case

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A Pennsylvania man will be barred from owning or caring for animals during his probation term after being convicted on cruelty charges for... Read more

3/8: 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