Philly Dawg Archive: February, 2012

PA Congressional delegation gets solid grade on animal votes

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Okay, so Pennsylvania's not at the top of the class when it comes to supporting animal issues in the U.S. Congress. Shout out to Rhode Island... Read more

Cosby named to run new Philly Animal Care and Control Team

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Animal control has been a hot potato in Philadelphia for the past decade, bouncing between city administration and the Pennsylvania SPCA. And... Read more

Pekes and more purebreds populate Petfinder.com

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While Malachy the champion Pekingese was dining on chicken at the posh Sardis Restaurant in midtown Manhattan yesterday, 800 other Pekes... Read more

Dogs Against Romney to rally at Westminster

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Bain Capital. "Romneycare." "Crate Gate?" GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is fighting back against critics who call him a "job killer"... Read more

PA Pekingese wins top honors at Westminster dog show

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A Pennsylvania dog has claimed top honors at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Palacegarden's Malachy, a Pekingese from... Read more

Plug pulled on Atlantic City diving horse plan

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With a social media campaign underway, petitions circulating and protests planned, the owner of Atlantic City's Steel Pier scrapped plans... Read more

Activists object to plan to revive Atlantic City's diving horses

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The owners of the famed Steel Pier in Atlantic City want to bring back the animal act that once defined it. Diving horses. Driven up... Read more

"Happy dogs" replace sad-eyed pound pups in dog show ads

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The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show has dumped its lead sponsor Pedigree after 24 years. The reason? The American Kennel Club didn't like... Read more