Philly Dawg Archive: December, 2012

Dead and starving horses removed from PA farm

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Authorities have removed five dead horses and five starving horses from a farm near Harrisburg in a suspected case of equine hoarding. Cruelty... Read more

NYT report reveals widespread drugging at horse shows

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The debate over the use of drugs in race horses has made it all the way to Capitol Hill where Congress has held hearings on banning substances... Read more

Police say PA woman starved horses, auction house fined

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Pennsylvania state police say a Harrisburg-area woman who owned a food service business starved her horses. Janie L. Jeskey, 60, a food... Read more

Ringling Bros. settles suit with ASPCA for $9.3 million

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More than $9 million. That's how much ASPCA donor money will not go into supporting animal welfare causes in the future. Instead that money... Read more

Turtle study shows dark side of human nature

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Do you brake for turtles? I do, all the time. I have no problem stopping traffic to help a turtle cross the road (Tip: put her in the brush... Read more

NY pup dropped at vet's office recovering, SPCA offers lesson for others

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Late last month, on a cold upstate New York night, a starving puppy was dumped at a veterinarian's office in Buffalo. The story caught our... Read more

For the dog lover who has everything: A DNA test

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Looking for a last minute gift for the dog lover in your life who has everything, or not? How about a DNA test? If you've ever looked at... Read more

"Bittersweet" solution to antifreeze poisonings

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Conflict not compassion dominates the political landscape in Washington this Christmas season. But animal lovers can celebrate one breakthrough... Read more