Philly Dawg Archive: August, 2010

PA panel approves standards for commercial kennels

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The state Independent Regulatory Review Commission in a 3-1 vote today approved final regulations that will provide the first-ever standards... Read more

Trial begins for Lehigh County AKC judges charged with cruelty

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Trial began yesterday in Lehigh County for two American Kennel Club judges charged with animal cruelty after state wardens found dogs in their... Read more

Commission to act on kennel regs Thursday

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Is it the final showdown over dog law? The Independent Regulatory Review Commission, the body charged with taking final action on the 873... Read more

Building a humane nation in quake-ravaged Haiti

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In the wake of the devastating Haitian earthquake last January, the Humane Society of the United States, along with partner Humane Society... Read more

"Rockstar" piglet finds new forever home at Farm Sanctuary

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Tucked in my email box, dying to get out was the story of little Kim Gordon, the "rockstar" piglet who fell off a transport truck... Read more

Former kennel owner's prison sentence stands

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A judge yesterday denied probation for a former Lehigh County kennel owner serving a prison sentence for animal cruelty. Derbe "Skip"... Read more

PSPCA adoption rates up, vet clinic hours extended

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The PSPCA is extending the hours at its low-cost veterinary clinic. Beginning Aug. 17, the clinic, at 350 E. Erie Ave. will be open from 8... Read more

Attack on Phila. girl spurs anti-chaining activist

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A toddler was attacked by a dog who broke free from his chain in Philadelphia's Olney section Monday evening. The two-year-old girl was rushed... Read more