Philly Dawg Archive: April, 2011

Friday wag: Animal news roundup 4/22

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Sometimes we wonder, if we are living in 2011 in Pennsylvania or 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama. A Sunday incident provided yet another example... Read more

Meet Harrisburg's newest feathered resident, first falcon egg hatches

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A little white and fluffy bundle of joy has arrived at a nursery high above the streets of Harrisburg. The baby peregrine falcon, or eyas... Read more

Goose takes flight again after blow dart injury

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(Photo/Schuylkill Center) What a lucky duck goose. This female Canada goose was found with a blow dart through its neck last week on the... Read more

Tickle me Cookie, tiny penguin goes gaga over belly rubs

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What happens when a pipsqueak penguin gets tickled? Brace yourself. Cookie, a miniature breed of penguin and the mascot at the Cincinnati... Read more

"The Bond" author HSUS' Pacelle to speak Wed. in Philly

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In his more than quarter century career fighting for animals, most recently as president of the Humane Society of the United States, Wayne... Read more

Miracle in Missouri: Gov, activists, breeders reach deal on kennel bill

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Last week it looked like Proposition B, "The Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act," in Missouri was dead. Lawmakers in the puppy mill capital... Read more

Where's Steve? This little piggie came home

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Where's Steve? Back home in Ridley we are happy to report. Last week the piglet escaped from his yard only to be picked up by police and... Read more

Guilty verdict for German Shepherd owner in starvation case

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A Monroe County man was found guilty on ten counts of animal cruelty two months after neighbors discovered seven starving German Shepherds... Read more