Philly Dawg Archive: January, 2011

German Shepherd found at PA church, shot in head

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Some citizens of Frugality, PA are indeed frugal. Frugal with their hearts. A stray German Shepherd seeking shelter at a church in Cambria... Read more

"Elsa's Legacy" tells real tale behind "Born Free"

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Born Free. For anyone born at the tail end of the baby boom those words - and that film score - evoke memories of sitting in front of the black... Read more

PSPCA pets get a helping hand from vet students

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My colleague Mari Schaefer reports that Pennsylvania SPCA has launched a new program matching needy animals with the new generation of men... Read more

Wednesday wag: Unwanted horses, Capitol animal agenda, dog contests

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Calling all Philly dog lovers, it's time to cast your vote for the new Anti-Poop Pooch, otherwise known as the spokesdog for the Philadelphia... Read more

Pigeon activists take case to Capitol, claim camera drone shot down

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Has an air war erupted over pigeons in the skies of Pennsylvania? An animal protection group fighting to ban the practice of launching live... Read more

New IL law requires pet stores display breeder info, not so in PA/NJ

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The state of Illinois has just cracked open a window on the commercial puppy sales industry. A new law there that took effect Jan. 1 requires... Read more

Chrome is home! Another 2010 comeback story

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Give Chrome is home. At last. The standardbred gelding found in October near Gettysburg, attached to a cart with a harness so tight it had... Read more