Philly Dawg Archive: April, 2012

Report reveals cruelty at chicken farm, ag industry disputes claims

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The Humane Society of the United States released a scathing undercover report this week exposing unsanitary and cruel conditions at a Lancaster... Read more

Women (and dogs) first: Exhibit tells tale of Titanic's canines

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Before 24-year-old Margaret Hays and her girlfriends fled their cabin, as the ship Titanic began its descent to the sea floor, she made sure... Read more

West Paw "Tizzi" toy flies far, plays hard

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When it comes to retrieving toys, it's often tough to find toy that is both, well, tough and easy to throw long distance. The Tizzi by West... Read more

Dinniman blames Corbett for gas chamber bill changes

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What happened to the bill banning the use of gas chambers in animal shelters in Pennsylvania? The legislation cleared a major hurdle last... Read more

HSUS offers reward in python mutilation case

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Cold cash for anyone who can help crack a heinous animal crime in York County, Pa. The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward... Read more

Delaware River Keeper sues Phila. Gun Club over pigeon shoots

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(A rare pigeon shoot survivor rescued from Delaware River) For three decades animal welfare activists have waged a Quixotic struggle... Read more

Sanctuary for mistreated Thai elephants offers window to visitors

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In February my sister, Andrea, travelled to Thailand for business, taking a day at the end of her trip to spend a day with the residents at... Read more

Technicolor peeps for Easter? Fla. gov okays dipping chicks in dye

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d Happy Easter! Not so much for baby chicks in Florida. Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill ending a 45-year-old ban on artificially dying fowl... Read more