Philly Dawg Archive: June, 2009

New HSUS probe links Petland to puppy mills

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The Humane Society of the United States today released the results of a follow-up investigation into allegations that the largest pet store... Read more

Update: Almost Heaven raid caps 20-year-long rap sheet

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A Department of Agriculture official tells me that the ten days granted to kennel owner Derbe Eckhart to disperse his dogs after his license... Read more

Monday Wag/June 29

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*A York County man shot three of his dogs in his kitchen on Saturday - apparently in a drunken rage over their barking - killing two and wounding... Read more

NJ shore towns open dog friendly beaches

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The New Jersey shore may be the popular vacationing spot for Philadelphians in the summertime, but it has never been very welcoming to... Read more

"Mutts" cartoonist gives props to HSUS, puppy mill survivors

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Cartoonist Pat McDonnell, who pens the popular comic strip "Mutts," paid tribute recently to puppy mills dogs and one of their... Read more

Health officials grant NJ pet store temporary license after week-long shutdown

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A Hamilton, New Jersey pet shop was issued a temporary license to reopen after state and local health officials shut down the store for a week... Read more

Seven show dogs left in van die of heat stroke

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The loss of seven show dogs left in a van in Missouri this week is a reminder that vehicles can become death traps in hot weather in a matter... Read more

Valor: ambassadog for the blind

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Canines and wine. What a fine pairing. Tomorrow dog lovers in the Philadelphia area can meet Valor, a 2-year-old black Labrador retriever... Read more