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PSPCA raids suspected dog fighting operation

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The Pennsylvania SPCA early Tuesday raided a suspected dog fighting operation in a south Philadelphia neighborhood and rescued 13 dogs, including... Read more

NRA claims 11th hour victory in battle over live pigeon shoots

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The stage was set Monday in the House for final passage of the long-awaited, furiously lobbied bill to end live pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania... Read more

Pigeon shoot ban clears major hurdle in General Assembly

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In history-making action Wednesday the Pennsylvania Senate voted overwhelmingly to end live pigeon shoots. The passage of House Bill 1750... Read more

Happy headlines for community cats for National Feral Cat Day

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When feral cats make headlines it's usually not good for the homeless felines. Municipalities seek to enact ordinances to "control" them,... Read more

Simply Nourish dog treats recalled

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The maker of Simply Nourish Biscotti treats has announced a voluntary recall of certain lots of its dog treats that may have mold growth... Read more

PBS's "Shelter Me" features new lifesaving program at Philly facility

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Behavior issues are the primary reason dogs are euthanized by the thousands in overcrowded open admission shelters like ACCT Philadelphia... Read more

Memorial reception, concert set for PA animal champion

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Pennsylvania lost an animal champion this summer when humane society police officer Keith Mohler lost his battle with lung cancer. Friends... Read more

Author of "Citizen Canine" to speak at Ft. Washington library

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Time was when cats and dogs in this country - in large part - were kept outside, fed scraps and shot when they were old or ill. Today Americans... Read more