Philly Dawg Archive: June, 2013

Animal welfare bills poised for passage in House, Senate

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UPDATE: Pennsylvania Senate approves cost of care bill, 47-3. Two bills with major implications for animal welfare are poised to take great... Read more

Dogs owned by Eagles' Brown seized in suspected fighting case

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A pit bull and her seven puppies belonging to Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown were among the animals seized in a suspected dog... Read more

USDA clears way for reopening of U.S. horse slaughter plant

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In a move that stunned horse lovers across the nation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted a permit to a New Mexico company to open... Read more

6/26: 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

Dogs win with PA license challenge

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March marked a triple win for dogs in the Commonwealth. The Dog Law Enforcement Office surpassed its goal to license 100,000 dogs that... Read more

Against odds, Vick's champion fighter goes out peacefully

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Lucas, a toffee-colored pit bull, cheated death many times. First he had the misfortune to end up as one of Michael Vick's fighting dogs... Read more

HUP, PSPCA team up to give hospital staff a pet break

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Finding a way to relieve the stress in the life-and-death world of the hospital used to mean grabbing a quick smoke break. Now doctors,... Read more

Good news,bad news for animals on Capitol Hill

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Animal welfare advocates today are celebrating the defeat of the massive Farm Bill. Buried deep in the $940-billion bill, was an amendment... Read more