Philly Dawg Archive: May, 2011

Animal watch 5/31

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The following are some of the recent cases investigated by the Pennsylvania SPCA. headquartered at 350 E. Erie Avenue in Philadelphia. For... Read more

Red Cross: pets can now stay in Joplin shelter

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After a high-level, holiday pow-wow among rescue groups and a university, pets living at the people shelter in Joplin have been given a reprieve... Read more

PSPCA drops animal control, city to form new entity for strays

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CORRECTED POST - PSPCA contract expires Dec. 31, 2011. January 2009 was to be the start of a new era for stray animals in Philadelphia. The... Read more

LancCo breeder wins approval for kennel aleady open on school property

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Do Pennsylvania zoning boards ever run public document searches on applicants seeking approval for dog kennels? A case in Lancaster County... Read more

PA animal rights group buys Vick property, plans rehab center

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The property so long associated with Michael Vick and his bloody dog fighting operation will become a place of hope soon for many more abused... Read more

Massive pet rescue underway in Joplin

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Animal welfare workers are scrambling to round up pets still missing in the wake of the tornadoes that devastated Joplin, Missouri and trying... Read more

Hazards on highways: Give wildlife a brake this spring

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Heading to work yesterday morning I saw what looked like a rock in the middle of the road until it moved. Almost on top of it and traveling... Read more

PA animal sheltering crisis expands to NE

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The Wellsboro shelter? Gone. The Delaware County SPCA? Just a little over one month away from closing its doors to stray cats and dogs. Now... Read more