Philly Dawg Archive: June, 2011

Activists fight to bail out cow bound for slaughter

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UPDATE: The chicken found wandering near the slaughterhouse hitched a ride with drivers from the Woodstock Sanctuary in upstate New York... Read more

NJ Gov. Christie signs bill upping penalty for killing a K-9

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Killing a K-9 officer in New Jersey now will get you a five-year prison sentence. No parole. And a fine of up to $15k. Gov. Christie has signed... Read more

Delco SPCA to extend deadline on strays if county picks up tab

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A breakthrough for Delaware County strays! You will have shelter come July 1. My colleague Mari Schaefer reports that the Delaware County... Read more

Activists "break the chains" in love and protest

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Animal welfare activist Tamira Thayne spent the day tethered to a dog house on the Capitol steps to protest the suffering of dogs who live... Read more

Anti-dog chaining activists head to Capitol with dog houses in tow

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Last year, she tied herself to a dog house on the Capitol steps for 52 days in the hopes of winning passage of a banning 24/7 chaining. But... Read more

Delco, Chesco veterinarians sanctioned by state board

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Two southeastern Pennsylvania veterinarians were sanctioned by the state Veterinary Medical Board last month for failing to provide proper... Read more

Problem kennel given last chance to clean up act

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A problem-plagued Lancaster County kennel is getting one final chance to clean up its act. A team of state officials descended on Turkey Hill... Read more

Delco rejects extending animal control contract deadline

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Would a homeless shelter close its doors knowing that the people it once served would have no roof over their heads? That's just what the Delaware... Read more