Philly Dawg Archive: May, 2012

Puppy mill dog dumping shows need for better enforcement

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What happens to unwanted puppy mill dogs? Among the Amish and Mennonite breeders the most common method of destruction was,and probably still... Read more

Evans fights down to the wire for guide dog protection bill

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Not a session goes by without Pennsylvania lawmakers championing the success of legislation that increase penalties for crimes committed against... Read more

Experts say active tick season will bring more Lyme disease

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Has anyone been plucking off an unusual number of ticks on their pets or themselves this spring? I have. This afternoon our orange tabby... Read more

Dog food recall expanded again, second PA resident sickened

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Two more people - including a second Pennsylvania resident - have become ill after being exposed to salmonella-tainted dry dog food, bringing... Read more

USDA issues new rule to target Internet puppy sales

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What timing!The brilliant ad above www.bliuespringvalleydogs.com crossed my transom (hat tip Omidog) on the very day that the U.S. Department... Read more

HSUS offers reward for exposing puppy mill crimes

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Where there are acts of extreme animal cruelty there is the Humane Society of the United States offfering rewards to catch the culprits who... Read more

Illnesses linked to contaminated pet food

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At least 14 people in nine states, including Pennsylvania, have been sickened from dog food that came from a South Carolina plant that issued... Read more

Pet adoption tax credit comes within one vote of House passage

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Legislation to create the first-in-the-nation tax credit for adopting a shelter pet came within a hair's breadth of passing the Pennsylvania... Read more