Philly Dawg Archive: March, 2011

The laws, the courts, local governments and the sheltering crisis

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In Harrisburg this weekend police officers picked up two pit bulls, who had escaped from their yard, took them to the city incinerator site... Read more

Eggs signal hope for new Harrisburg falcon pair

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We reported last month that a new female peregrine falcon had staked her claim to the successful aerie high atop the Rachel Carson Department... Read more

No weapons charges in pigeon shoot confrontation

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UPDATE: A correction to my earlier post. Apparently it is only legal to point a gun at an animal rights activist in Bucks County - not anyone... Read more

Celebrating Tiger Ranch survivors and their savior

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(Photo/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) Thousands of cats entered Tiger Ranch north of Pittsburgh during the years it operated as a "sanctuary"... Read more

Animal welfare groups, eating each other for lunch?

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UPDATE: So send me to the slaughterhouse and prove my point. Jason Treger writes that the email he received said Morris would not be serving... Read more

Saturday wag 3/26

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A big week in area animal news... The Philadelphia Police Departmentinducted its newest "officers' on Friday: Johnny, Pat, Stephen, Santiago... Read more

The old man (and his dog) and the sea

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After so much grim news from Japan, today we bring you the dramatic helicoptor rescue off the coast of Mexico that saved an elderly man and... Read more

Seeking truth and fighting for pets in Japan's disaster

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There are new developments on the pet rescue front in disaster-stricken Japan. First we learn that the touching story captured on film and... Read more