Philly Dawg Archive: August, 2010

U.S. pet disaster response makes huge strides since Katrina

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One of the most alarming and tragic realities of Hurricane Katrina is that so many people died because they wouldn't leave their pets. Obituary... Read more

Judge upholds veterinarian's cruelty conviction

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A Lancaster County Court judge today upheld the cruelty conviction against Chester County veterianian Tom Stevenson. Judge Howard Knisely... Read more

Newspaper series examines PA cruelty laws

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Pennsylvania's animal cruelty laws are the focus of a three-part series in the York Dispatch newspaper this week. The multi-media series,... Read more

PSPCA removes 92 dogs from Stroudsburg home

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The Pennsylvania SPCA removed 92 dogs suffering from parasites, matted fur and severe flea infestation from a home in Stroudsburg earlier this... Read more

Letter reaches activist at Capitol dog house

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UPDATE: She doesn't have a roof over her head (at least most of the week), but she has a mailbox in the Capitol. Tamira Thayne today received... Read more

Too cool for "scuola:" Italy's water rescue dogs

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It's a perennial problem for seashores along the East coast: the shortage of qualified and dedicated lifeguards. Italy has no shortage of... Read more

HSUS video exposes cruelty of bear baiting

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UPDATE (8/25): The American Kennel Club has severed ties with the dog breeding group that sanctions "bear baying" events following... Read more

8/19 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