Philly Dawg Archive: September, 2012

Phila. dog breeders charged with cruelty, 21 dogs seized from illegal kennel

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The Pennsylvania SPCA has busted an illegal breeding operation in Philadelphia and seized 21 dogs - many of them sick with the deadly parvo... Read more

Texas museum kills mules for farm exhibit

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A century ago, wealthy explorers - and even legitimate biologists - were known to travel the world and wontonly kill animals for study and... Read more

China-made treats linked to deaths of hundreds of dogs

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News late last week that China-made dog treats have been linked to the deaths of 360 dogs - and 1 cat - and sickened another 2,000 over the... Read more

Packed in suitcase, cat survives plane ride to Disneyworld

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Anyone who owns a cat knows that suitcases are like catnip to felines. They love to curl up and snuggle in their owners' freshly-packed and... Read more

State ends fulltime dog law veterinarian position

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The Department of Agriculture has eliminated its fulltime dog law veterinarian position, prompting concerns among animal advocates that the... Read more

More York County municipalities adopt anti-chaining laws

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York County is fast going "chain-free." We learn that the number of municipalities in the central Pennsylvania county banning 24/7 dog chaining... Read more

Ohio dog breeder sought in PA cruelty case, vet steps up to help animals

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UPDATE - The Animal Hospital of Punxsutawney is still taking contributions to help defray the cost ofcaring for these sick dogs. Any additional... Read more

Animals in the news 9/5

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Tragedy across parts of Africa as elephants are being mass slaughtered to feed a growing trade in illegal ivory in China. The New York Times... Read more