Philly Dawg Archive: August, 2009

After 40 years, an Eagles fan flies the nest

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Steve Hoffman of Lansdale never considered himself an animal rightist. He said he's just a regular animal lover with a rescue cat, who brings... Read more

Animal advocates call on Eagles to match Vick's salary in shelter donations

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A Philadelphia-based animal welfare group is asking the Eagles to put their money where their mouth is. DogPac, a political action committee... Read more

PAWS kicks off "Wally's Week" adoption fest

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UPDATE: Tonight's press event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. To spice up the summer adoption doldrums, Philadelphia Animal... Read more

Thief steals pit bull puppy from Lancaster shelter

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It was a well-orchestrated break-in with a specific target. The thief disabled the power, broke a padlock and pried off a window to get inside... Read more

Anti-cruelty bill heads to Gov. Rendell's desk

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The state House gave final approval (179-10) yesterday to animal cruelty legislation that would make it illegal for anyone other than a veterinarian... Read more

Lurie's donation, Rendell's Vick comments draw fire

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Sparks flew on WHYY's Radio Times's discussion of the Michael Vick signing yesterday: There was Jeff Lurie's recent donation to a local animal... Read more

Philly-area animal advocate named ASPCA board chief

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Marsha Reines Perelman, a longtime animal welfare advocate from Wynnewood, has been named the new chairman of the board of the ASPCA. “Marsha... Read more

Mary Remer of What A Good Dog

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Mary Remer trains show dogs and family pets on the grounds of her family's Main Line estate, Ardrossan, former home to storied socialite Hope... Read more