Philly Dawg Archive: October, 2012

Corbett to sign gas chamber ban bill, shelters cite funding concerns

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A friend called last night wondering if the much-anticipated bill to ban gas chambers in Pennsylvania had passed the legislature. He hadn't... Read more

Autopsy shows dead pit bull puppies ingested poison

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An event in central Pennsylvania aimed at raising awareness about pit bulls turned tragic over the weekend when five puppies became gravely... Read more

Remember forgotten felines on National Feral Cat Day

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Happy National Feral Cat Day! A time to remember the countless numbers of dumped, abused, unwanted cats who, through no fault of their own... Read more

PetSmart gets state goodies, as dog law goes hungry

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Gov. Corbett celebrated pet products and new jobs on Friday by helping PetSmart break ground for a new 870,000 square-foot warehouse in Berks... Read more

PA set to ban pet gas chambers, AKC fights bill to aid shelters

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Dog breeders are putting 11th-hour pressure on the Pennsylvania Senate to kill two animal welfare bills sought by shelters and their supporters... Read more

New dog sign of Vick change?

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The Milk Bones don't lie. Five years after agents raided his dog fighting compound in southern Virginia and rescued Handsome Dan, Sweet Jasmine... Read more

Witness to a pigeon shoot: Hundreds of birds shot, the wounded pummeled

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When animal welfare groups release video depicting horrendous conditions and mistreatment of animals at a slaughterhouse or a puppy mill, often... Read more

Long Island love story: Dog travels to hospital to find owner

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An amazing - and mysterious - love story from Long Island. John Dolan got a phone call from an employee of Good Samaritan Medical Center... Read more