Philly Dawg Archive: June, 2009

Animal shelter adoptions: a new constituent service?

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For state lawmakers, constituent services generally means helping residents navigate government agencies to get drivers' licenses, information... Read more

Former dog warden who was the subject of probe fired

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The former state dog warden in charge of the counties where two large kennel raids and a mass shooting occurred in the last year - and the... Read more

PSPCA seized five-foot gator from South Philly home

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Humane agents on Tuesday seized a five-foot long alligator - and three flesh-eating piranha - from a home in South Philadelphia. The gator... Read more

Dog shootings inspire community to act

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In 2006, three Shepherd mix dogs were found dumped by the side of a road in a northeastern Pennsylvania community - all of them shot in the... Read more

Monday wag 6/15

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Dogs caucus not raucus in Radnor - Sen. Daylin Leach (D., Montgomery) says state lawmakers, locked in contentious budget negotiations right... Read more

Attorneys general and HSUS file briefs in Supreme Court cruelty video case

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Half of the country’s state attorneys general and the Humane Society of the United States have filed “friend of the court”... Read more

Study finds most pet cats neutered

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A new study in the Journal of the American Veterinary Association reports that the vast majority - at least 80 percent - of pet cats in U.S... Read more

NJ low-cost spay/neuter bill advances

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A New Jersey Assembly committee has approved a bill to make low-cost spay/neuter assistance available for more pet owners. To qualify for... Read more