Philly Dawg Archive: September, 2009

Starving horses seized from Schuylkill County farm

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State police seized five horses from a farm in Schuylkill County, where they were living in filth and starving, and charged the owner with... Read more

PA kennels shed breeding stock before new law takes effect

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Is a mass downsizing underway in Pennsylvania kennels? Nearly 400 breeding dogs from Pennsylvania's largest commercial kennels are scheduled... Read more

Philly teen confesses to duct-taping cat

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A 19-year-old faces jail time for body-wrapping a cat in duct tape and tossing her over a North Philadelphia fence into a backyard where it... Read more

More on Vick, the duct-taped cat and a Chester County shelter turns 100

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Michael Vick returned to the gridiron for his first regular season NFL game in almost two years today and the New York Times delivers its opinion... Read more

Friday wag Sept. 25

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Contrary to Internet reports, the animals are a-ok at the Montgomery County SPCA. A panicked email cut a blazing path through cyberspace earlier... Read more

Pa. A.G., Humane Society seek tipsters to stop dog fighting

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Attorney General Tom Corbett and the Humane Society of the United States are hoping a little cash will help crack down on dog fighting in Pennsylvania... Read more

Lehigh County dog breeder raided last year pleads guilty to animal cruelty

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Lehigh County dog breeder Derbe Eckhart has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after SPCA agents raided his kennel last year and found hundreds... Read more

Philly dogfighting complaints up, NJ officer, husband charged with cruelty

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It's a scramble every day for the 14 humane officers of the Pennsylania SPCA to keep up with the sheer volume of dogfighting complaints in... Read more