Philly Dawg Archive: November, 2011

Hundreds turn out for rally to end pet gas chamber use in PA

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Two hundred animal lovers turned out in Malvern on Sunday for a rally to end the practice of gassing shelter pets in Pennsylvania. The rally... Read more

New bad news kennel? Abuser's wife ordered to clean up, treat 10 sick dogs

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One month after granting a kennel license to the wife of a Lancaster County man convicted of animal abuse, the state found glaring violations... Read more

Sen. Dinniman leads fight to ban PA gas chambers

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Like the little beagle who became a national star after surviving a supposedly fatal dose of carbon monoxide in an Alabama gas chamber,... Read more

Bella and Tarra: Mourning the end of a special friendship

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Bella and Tarra. They were inseperable. A stray mutt and a rescued elephant who bonded in the most extraordinary way at a Tennessee sanctuary... Read more

A Halloween black cat story with a happy ending? We hope

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When kind-hearted passersby heard the tiny "mews" from somewhere beneath the streets of Greencastle, Pa, west of Harrisburg on Halloween... Read more

Justice for feral cats and homes for others

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Two cat-related news bulletins that crossed my transom recently caught my attention. First, a National Zoo researcher - whose specialty apparently... Read more

FDA to test pet food for salmonella

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The Food and Drug Administration is now testing pet food for salmonella. But the tests are not targetted at stemming outbreaks among dogs... Read more