Philly Dawg Archive: February, 2013

2/28: Chat: Leigh Siegfried of Opportunity Barks

Leigh Siegfried is an Associate member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is a Member of the Association of... Read more

PA legislature considers record number of pro-animal bills

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Animal advocates are celebrating what they say has started off as a banner legislative session for pets and wildlife in Pennsylvania. The... Read more

Pet food stamp program aims to keep families together

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In times of economic difficulty, sometimes pet owners have to make a heartbreaking choice: feed themselves or feed their pets. This is what... Read more

Raid on Delco lawyer's "rescue" exposes loophole in law

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The raid Friday on a Delaware County dog "rescue" exposed a gaping loophole in the 2008 state dog law. Under the landmark law designed to... Read more

Delco bust highlights fake rescue issue

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UPDATE - We have learned that in November 2010 a property used by Silva to house dogs was raided by the PSPCA after complaints of unsanitary... Read more

Philly City Council approves bill restricting horse-keeping

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Finally, Philadelphia may soon leave the Victorian era when it comes to horse care. Mayor Nutter will sign a bill that unanimously passed... Read more

Chester County dog shootings spark uproar

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UPDATE - Inquirer reports: Sheep farmer charged with animal cruelty, reckless endangerment for killing the two dogs, one shot point blank in... Read more

Presidents and their pets: White House animals through history

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Bo Obama is not the first First Dog to occupy the White House, and he no doubt won't be the last. But did you know that pets - from canaries... Read more