Philly Dawg Archive: November, 2012

Protestors target Walmart stores over imported dog treats

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Not everyone was flocking to Walmart stores in search of bargains on Black Friday. You may have seen news coverage of Wal-Mart workers protesting... Read more

Giving thanks for pets past and present

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This Thanksgiving many of us will be thankful for the animals in our lives past and present. For me that means Twilight (aka Bald Mountain... Read more

Activist group's drone shot while filming PA pigeon shoot

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Air wars have erupted again in the skies over Berks County. An animal welfare group trying to call attention to pigeon shoots says its camera-equipped... Read more

Making 11th hour appeals for death row dogs

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Most anyone involved in animal welfare has seen or made use of the "death row" websites. These are the places where rescue groups post last... Read more

Seeking shelter (and a bath) after storm; Sandy story not over for pets

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The immediate crisis is over for most people and pets in Sandy's path. Now the reality of being homeless for weeks or months is setting... Read more

From bait dog to therapist, Philly terrier honored at Natl. Dog Show

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Most of the hundreds of dogs competing for Best in Show at the National Dog Show this weekend outside of Philadelphia have enjoyed pampered... Read more

"Plucked goose" to visit Philly to urge down alternatives

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PETA is bringing its latest colorful animal rights campaign to Philadelphia today. The focus this time is goose down. Activists, including... Read more

Interior secretary threatens to punch reporter over wild horse question

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UPDATE - Secretary Salazar called reporter Dave Philipps to personally apologize for the incident and granted the interview that Philipps had... Read more