Philly Dawg Archive: October, 2010

Animal issues and the 2010 election, Humane PAC issues endorsements

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Without question Gov. Rendell has been more vocal on animal welfare issues than any other governor in state history, crusading for and winning... Read more

Do pets like being dressed up for Halloween? Not so much

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How does your dog really feel about that pink tutu you squeezed him into? Or the funny wig? Or the taco shell? The oohs and aahs and baby... Read more

Disease temporarily closes Delco SPCA, reward grows in dog killing case

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My colleague Mari Schaefer reports that the Delaware County SPCA has been temporarily closed because of a disease outbreak: Officials say... Read more

Keeping pets safe on Halloween

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With Halloween fast approaching, pet owners should consider how to best protect their animals from potentially dangerous tricks and treats... Read more

Corbett presses Ag Dept. for answers on wire flooring

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The battle over wire flooring in the state's 111 remaining commercial dog breeding kennels continues in Harrisburg. Attorney General Tom... Read more

PSPCA seeks killer of dismembered dog

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The Pennsylvania SPCA wants to know who chopped up a large dog and left it on a woman's porch in northeast Philadelphia last night. Officers... Read more

After 52-day Capitol protest, activist vows to fight on for anti-chaining law

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After 52 days chained to a dog house outside the state Capitol an Altoona-based activist returned home without a state law banning 24/7 dog... Read more

Bulldog and kitten form unlikely bond

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WARNING: This video contains graphic images of a large bully breed dog savagely loving an orphan kitten. Click at your own risk. More details... Read more