Philly Dawg Archive: June, 2011

6/16 Chat: Leigh Siegfried of Opportunity Barks

Leigh Siegfried is an Associate member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is a Member of the Association of... Read more

With a new "watchdog" in the Capitol, musings on a decade of dog law

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Back in the dark of ages of Pennsylvania dog law (circa 2002), long before Oprah Winfrey catapulted the state and its infamous "puppy mills"... Read more

Corbett replaces dog law chief, overhauls bureau

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Gov. Corbett has replaced the head of the Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement and is restructuring the office just two weeks before the final regulations... Read more

Corbett and canines: A new era of enforcement, or back to the future?

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We learned late this evening that our updated story on the decision to install a new chief of dog law enforcement would not appear in Thursday's... Read more

Delco Council seeks SPCA extension on animal control

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We pause the Delco stray animal rescue clock (see right hand column on web page) at 15 days, 9 hours, 33 minutes to bring you the following... Read more

Cat lady beats IRS in victory for animal rescuers

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A major tax victory for an Oakland woman who cares for 70 stray felines proves one thing: the federal government should never underestimate... Read more

Tornado victim found with dog in her arms

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Johanna Hale devoted much her 50 years on this planet to animals of all sizes. She once dreamed of being a cowgirl. Living on a ranch out... Read more

Study: Having pets in house helps prevent kids' allergies later

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How many cats and dogs are given up to shelters each year because of children's allergies? A lot. Now there's good news for expecting parents... Read more