Philly Dawg Archive: May, 2009

Hundreds of dogs rescued from Washington State puppy mill

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Another week, another big animal rescue operation led by the Humane Society of the United States. This time, it was a puppy mill in Kennewick... Read more

Dog-loving cop foils vet office robbery

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Note to aspiring robbers: Don't think the local animal hospital is an easy mark - you never know who their clients might be. Here's how the... Read more

State upholds kennel revocations

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The state has pulled the plug on two of Pennsylvania's most notorious puppy mill operators. Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff recently upheld... Read more

USDA dog kennel inspection reports to be posted online

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Chalk one up for the Obama administration's new era of transparency. Beginning today the U.S. Department of Agriculture is expected to make... Read more

Recognizing a hero dog and remembering his human partner

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On this Memorial Day fellow pet blogger John Woestendiek brings us the tale of the unique bond between Lex, the bomb-sniffing German Shepherd... Read more

Monday wag May 25

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With summer upon us, here are a pack of pet survival tips from the the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania... Read more

MD rescue steps up to help PA horses

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A Maryland horse rescue that specializes in draft breeds has stepped up to help a humane society in northwestern Pennsylvania overwhelmed with... Read more

Power walking with pets and other fit tips

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Does your Labrador have love handles? Has your Persian put on an extra pound or two? Nearly 50 percent of the pet population is considered... Read more