Philly Dawg Archive: July, 2011

U.S. horses fuel Canadian slaughter industry

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No horses have been killed for commercial meat on U.S. soil since the last slaughterhouse was closed in 2007. At that time a federal appellate... Read more

Philly Dawg heads west for some R&R

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Philly Dawg is taking a much-needed break. We're heading out west to take in the scenery of northern Wyoming on horseback. Our daily pet news... Read more

7/14: 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

Thursday wag, pit bulls surrendered, cat hoarder raided, PVMA letter drive

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An animal welfare group has launched a statewide letter drive to convince the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association to drop its opposition... Read more

Ex-PA Game Commissioner pleads guilty to importing wolf-hybrid pups

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A former Pennsylvania Game Commissioner has admitted buying wolf-hybrid puppies without a permit. Stephen L. Mohr, of Bainbridge, pleaded... Read more

Who's dumping dogs in LanCo? Dozens of adults, puppies left by roads

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The headline in the Lancaster Intelligencer was a stunner: "Dogs Dumped: residents of southern part of county find dozens of animals left along... Read more

Smell (don't eat) the lillies and other garden hazards for pets

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While you and your pet are lounging around the patio enjoying the sun this summer, you may not be aware that potentially deadly hazards... Read more

Historic pact means more humane care for hens

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An historic agreement has been reached between the egg industry and humane groups which have lobbied for decades for improved conditions for... Read more