Philly Dawg Archive: February, 2009

Artist doing it Berkeley style spurs controversy

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A California artist set tongues wagging in Berkeley when residents learned the sculptures he made for a pedestrian bridge depicting dogs in various... Read more

The Monday Morning Wag

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The Monday Morning Wag - The pet-friendly Loews Hotel chain is offering a "Presidential Pooch" package at many of its locations... Read more

Details emerge on conditions at Biden dog breeder's kennel

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Dogs kept in outside pens with ice accumulation, broken fencing and shredded aluminum capping. Holes in pens large enough for a dog to escape... Read more

Update: License revoked, kennel owner flees with dogs

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UPDATE: A Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement spokesman tells us that Autumnbriar kennel owner Lauren Wolfe surrendered 27 dogs last Thursday to... Read more

PSPCA CEO Nelson takes leave of absence

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Howard Nelson, the chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania SPCA, has taken an abrupt leave of absence. Nelson, who many advocates credit... Read more

Westminster's star senior "Stumps" for older dogs

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A world class beauty with an AARP card? Yes, indeed. When 10-year-old Stump the Sussex Terrier won the top prize at the 133rd Westminster... Read more

MD parrot mill, NJ pet store targeted by bird lovers

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With the focus on cleaning up the puppy mills in Pennsylvania, we sometimes forget about the other companion animals that are mass produced... Read more

Animal cruelty bill passes House

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Legislation making it illegal for non-veterinarians to perform certain surgical procedures on animals passed the state House unanimously today... Read more