Philly Dawg Archive: June, 2012

Space and the City: Stray horses raise issue of backyard horsekeeping

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The discovery Wednesday morning of two underfed horses roaming the streets of North Philadelphia raises two questions: 1) Who tosses a... Read more

DelCo drops shelter plan, ChesCo to continue to house its animals

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How is it that one of the most populous counties in Pennsylvania has no open admission animal shelter and now appears to have no plans to open... Read more

Woman tries novel approach to kitty hairball control

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My email has been down for the past six hours which leaves me unable to access information I need for news stories. So we bring you this brief... Read more

Rewards offered in PA, NJ dog cruelty cases

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Another day, another heinous act of cruelty in Pennsylvania. This time in Coatesville where the remains of a Yorkshire terrier were found smoldering... Read more

Phila. City Council ready to clarify 12-pet limit law

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Philadelphia City Council is likely to soon approve a measure that would clarify the city's 12-pet limit ordinance. Under the current code... Read more

Ex-Campbell Soup exec named to top PSPCA post

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The state's largest animal welfare organization has tapped a former Campbell's Soup executive to be its new chief executive officer. Jerry... Read more

PA Game officer executes rescued baby robins

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How exactly do you aim a loaded gun at a baby bird and pull the trigger? That's exactly what a Pennsylvania wildlife conservation officer... Read more

Guide dog bill heads to Gov. Corbett's desk

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It took 15 years, but finally a bill to protect vulnerable service dogs from attack by other dogs is heading to the governor's desk. In a... Read more