Philly Dawg Archive: January, 2013

1/31: 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

Who's Philly's top dog? The Labrador Retriever

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If the Labrador Retriever was a sports franchise it would be the Lakers, the Patriots or Duke men's hoops in their heyday. This year, the... Read more

PETA sends vegan "chicks" to Philly on Wing Bowl day

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Move over Philly "Wingettes," there are some new "chicks" coming to town and they are armed with vegan hot wings. While 20,000 fans gather... Read more

PSPCA pups to take star turn as Puppy Bowl promoters

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UPDATE: The Associated Press has an interesting story on what "Puppy Bowl" means to the nation's shelters. Some 300 rescue puppies and kittens... Read more

Secret Service dog falls to death working Biden event

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An accident claimed the life of a Secret Service dog while on duty protecting the vice president in New Orleans over the weekend. The Belgian... Read more

Pitbull found frozen outside abandoned Philly house

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It seems obvious: If it's freezing cold bring your pet inside. In a tragic case in Philadelphia this weekend though it appears the owners... Read more

"The dog docket:" Latest in animal crime news

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Individuals charged with animal abuse will have to pay up under a new bill that passed the Pennsylvania state House on Wednesday. The "cost... Read more

Bill addressing cost of care in abuse cases passes PA House

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Just days into the new legislative session lawmakers in the Pennsylvania state House overwhelmingly (163-34) approved a bill that would shift... Read more