Philly Dawg Archive: August, 2009

World's oldest dog dies in NY at 21

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Farewell Chanel. The feisty wire-haired dachshund with a penchant for peanut butter died of natural causes Friday at her home outside of... Read more

The cats of Tiger Ranch are free at last

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The cats of Tiger Ranch are free at last. The 240 survivors of Tiger Ranch, a filthy, disease-ridden Pittsburgh area shelter raided by the... Read more

In a city of murals, an artist responds to Vick

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What would Michael Vick's arrival in the City of Murals be without an artist expressing their feelings on the side of a building? This mural... Read more

Video shows nail-biter dog rescue in Schuylkill

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WPVI-TV cameras captured the gripping rescue of a dog that tumbled over a dam on the Schuylkill by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. As employees... Read more

Ag secretary steps down, deputy promoted

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Dennis Wolff, who as secretary of agriculture led Gov. Rendell's efforts to improve conditions in commercial dog kennels, toughen enforcement... Read more

Vick takes field, Rendell signs dog bill

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On the day Michael Vick made his debut as a Philadelphia Eagle, Gov. Rendell signed an anti-animal-cruelty bill that, among other things, increases... Read more

Animal lovers to protest, tailgate before Eagles game

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Philadelphia area animal activists plan to let their voices be heard before the Eagles/Jaguars game tonight. The Pennsylvania SPCA and Best... Read more

Sen. Kennedy recalled as animal advocate, Rendell to sign dog bill

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While he may be best remembered for his work advancing the causes of civil rights and health care, Sen. Edward Kennedy also championed animal... Read more