Philly Dawg Archive: April, 2011

PA show breeder charged with drugging rival's dog

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A Pennsylvania show dog breeder has been charged with drugging a competitor's dog at a show in Illinois. Ralph Ullum, 68, Claysville, will... Read more

Back to the future at the Department of Agriculture?

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CORRECTION AND UPDATE - We incorrectly reported that Sue West was removed from the post as director of the Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement. West... Read more

PSPCA divests itself of another satellite shelter

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Perhaps it may soon be time for a name change as the Pennsylvania SPCA reduces once again the number of shelters it operates statewide. The... Read more

Cat finds safe harbor in NY, PA felines not so lucky

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A castaway kitty is in good hands after washing ashore last week on Governor's Island, the former Coast Guard station in New York harbor... Read more

Vick leads crusade to deep six dog fighting app

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Now you see it. Now you don't. Android pulled its highly controversial dog fighting app from the online market only two days after its launch... Read more

Board shake-up at the PSPCA amid growing financial woes

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The president of the board of the Pennsylvania SPCA, the state's largest animal welfare organization, has resigned, along with three other... Read more

Man arrested in grisly Philly cat hoarding case

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PSPCA officers at house were cats were found. Photo: Phillip Lucas The resident of a boarding house where police on Friday found 38 cats... Read more

PSPCA closes third shelter, stranding pets in two remote counties

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Adding to the already dire animal sheltering crisis in the Commonwealth, the Pennsylvania SPCA announced it will close the doors of its Wellsboro... Read more