Philly Dawg Archive: August, 2012

Animals in the headlines: Equine portraits, dog rescue and more

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Lots of animal news in the headlines in the past few days: Horses... Animal welfare groups are urging New York City to phase out horse-drawn... Read more

Ex-PA dog law official faces steep hurdle in defamation suit

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Yesterday we reported on the lawsuit filed by ex-dog law deputy secretary Jessie Smith. In today's Inquirer we look at the high First Amendment... Read more

Ex-dog law chief sues activists for defamation

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Pennsylvania's ex-dog law chief has filed a defamation suit alleging she was the victim of a smear campaign by "radical animal welfare activists"... Read more

Recalls: Radioactive pet food bowls and contaminated cat treats

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Two recalls of note this morning: First, Petco has issued a recall of a certain brand of stainless steel bowl because of possible radioactivity... Read more

Romney: still dogged by canine controversy

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At least one Romney is getting some good animal press these days - or mostly good anyway. Ann Romney's magnificent horse, Rafalca, competed... Read more

Brothers plead guilty in massive dog hoarding case

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An update on the one of the worst animal hoarding cases in Pennsylvania history involving almost 200 dogs found last month in a Columbia County... Read more

AVMA takes heat over raw food diet policy, dry food sponsorship

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Fellow pet blogger John Woestendiek, also known as Ohmidog, writes about the sizzling fallout over the American Veterinary Medical Association's... Read more

Monroe Co. dog breeder faces 200 charges, including animal cruelty

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A Monroe County show dog breeder is facing more than 200 charges, including animal cruelty and scores of dog law violations, for operating... Read more