Philly Dawg Archive: September, 2012

NJ woman, two others, stand trial for abusing 60 dogs at a rescue

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After two years the trial is finally underway for a South Jersey woman, her companion and their daughter, accused of abusing more than 60 dogs... Read more

Report: State failed to enforce dog law

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Here is the story I wrote in today's Inquirer about the new report on the status of Pennsylvania kennel enforcement. It sparked heated debate... Read more

9/27: 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

Dog Law Advisory board to meet, enforcement, strays, licenses top agenda

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Enforcement, licensing and the stray dog/sheltering crisis top the agenda of the Dog Law Advisory Board which meets tomorrow (Thurs.) at 1... Read more

House committee clears two key animal welfare bills

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With stunning speed - and no opposition - the state House Agriculture committee approved two animal welfare bills on Monday. House Bill 2630... Read more

Boots and Barkley dog treats sold by Target recalled

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Dog treats sold nationwide by Target under the Boots & Barkley brand are being recalled over potential salmonella contamination. Denver-based... Read more

Second Chesco dog burning prompts calls for tougher enforcement

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Animal welfare advocates say it's time for law enforcement to more vigorously pursue cases of severe animal cruelty after the horrific discovery... Read more

Miracle dog, tossed from car, survives highway ordeal

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Who says only cats have nine lives? Twice in one week Pennsylvania area dogs have suffered ordeals that should have killed them. First there... Read more