Philly Dawg Archive: August, 2009

Montgomery County woman tries to kill 29 pets with rat poison

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A Montgomery County woman, despondent about her finanacial woes and the care of 29 pets, is being charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty... Read more

Monday Wag 8/24

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The Gap goes cageless. Gap Inc. - parent company of the Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy - has joined the list of leading California companies—like... Read more

Eagles pledge to support animal welfare cause

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Eagles president Joe Banner met with local shelter and rescue groups today in what animal welfare advocates hope will be the first step in... Read more

Philly dog fighter gets prison time

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Almost a week after the Eagles announced they had signed America's best known convicted dog fighter, a Philadelphia man learned he will get... Read more

Three arrested in Philly dog fighting bust

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My colleague Troy Graham reports that today officers from the Pennsylvania SPCA uncovered a dog-fighting ring at an East Germantown home and... Read more

Pit bull puppy stolen from shelter is recovered

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Vega, the 7-month-old pit bull puppy stolen from a Lancaster shelter in a brazen break-in on Tuesday, is safe. Authorities received an anonymous... Read more

ASPCA condemns"60 Minutes" for giving Vick a platform

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More than a week after the Michael Vick deal became public, the nation's oldest animal welfare group has weighed in. In a stinging statement... Read more

Eagles to host meeting with Philly animal welfare groups

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The Philadelphia Eagles have called for a meeting with area animal welfare groups Monday to discuss dogfighting in the wake of their signing... Read more