Philly Dawg Archive: May, 2012

Lawsuit raises profile of Diamond pet food salmonella recall

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It took a lawsuit by a New Jersey couple who says their infant son was sickened by tainted dog food to make the nine-state recall of Diamond... Read more

Activists to protest today against lab animal treatment at Children's Hospital

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Animal welfare activists are staging a protest today near Children's Hospital in Philadelphia as part of a National Day of Mourning for Animals... Read more

PA dog bite cases on the rise

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The number of dog bites climbed by 30 percent in Pennsylvania last year, bumping the state to fifth in the number of recorded incidents nationwide... Read more

Guide dog attack bill clears Senate

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After 15 years, it looks like legislation to protect service dogs from attack by other dogs will soon be heading for a governor's signature... Read more

Diamond pet food recall expands again, violations found

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Diamond Pet Foods has issued yet another recall, this time for its small breed dog food. In case you are losing count, this is at least the... Read more

64 filthy cats and dogs seized from PA animal control officer

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Putting an animal hoarder in charge of animal control is like hiring a crack addict to run police drug enforcement. Yet that's what appears... Read more

5/17: 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

Guilty plea in horse starvation case brings probation for PA man

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A central Pennsylvania man charged with starving a herd of thoroughbred horses - all mares and young foals - will spend 270 days on probation... Read more