Philly Dawg Archive: August, 2010

Dogs speak out on dog fighting

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The educational program, Knock Out Dog Fighting, was new to us, but their message is certainly one we've heard before - only not from the dogs... Read more

Of puppies and 'ports, conveniences and hazards

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In the throes of the summer traveling season, several news items about pets and airports have crossed our transom. First, the bad news - and... Read more

Orphaned by the spill, Gulf pets head to NJ

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The Gulf oil spill may finally be contained, but the trauma for both human and animal victims continues. One hundred lucky Louisiana dogs... Read more

Montco pet seller charged with cruelty

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A Montgomery County pet store owner has been charged with animal cruelty after humane officers found puppies and small rodents suffering from... Read more

Experts say dogs of war face PTSD too

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They are the four-legged soldiers on America's battleground - the sniffer dogs who root out explosives and save human lives. Many sacrifice... Read more

Activist chains self at Capitol to protest plight of dogs

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The fight to pass anti-tethering legislation in Harrisburg took an unexpected turn today. Here's my story for the Inquirer: An animal-rights... Read more

Creating wetlands to divert migrating birds from oil spill

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The federal government and conservation groups are busy creating avian rest stops on the north-south fly way this summer in the hopes of... Read more

Reward offered in "drop box kitten" case

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A New Jersey businessman is offering a reward to find the person who dropped a kitten in a library drop box in Montgomery County. My Inquirer... Read more