animal abuse

Report Animal CrueltyAnimal cruelty is a crime. Every state now has protection for dogs and cats regarding animal cruelty laws and a majority of states regard abuse as felonies.
Just The Touch For 'Handy Shy' DogsIt’s so sad to witness a dog who is considered to be “hand shy” or fearful of the human touch. Fortunately, this is not an irreparable situation.
Pa. SPCA Probes Cache of Dead Pets Found in Kensington HomeFound along with ten live animals -- cats, turtles, and a rat -- were more than a dozen dead animals.
Monkeys, Skunks And Other Animals Removed From Central Pa. HomeCriminal charges are pending against a central Pennsylvania woman after police said they found more than 50 wild and domesticated animals living in filthy conditions at her home.
Beaten Dog Found Tied To Tree In The PoconosAn animal shelter is tending to a flea-ridden dog, which authorities say was found beaten and tied to a tree in eastern Pennsylvania.
Pa.'s Anti-Puppy Mill Law Enforcement CriticizedPennsylvania's independently elected fiscal watchdog says the state is doing a poor job enforcing an anti-puppy mill law that's designed to protect buyers and ensure breeders maintain humane practices.
Postal Worker Discovers Shocking Case Of Animal Cruelty In Southwest PhiladelphiaNow named Kuperus by the rescue that took her in, the Boxer pup is slowly recovering after a mailman discovered her at 22nd and Alter Street emaciated and suffering from severe wounds to the head and jaw.
Reporting Animal CrueltyAccording to the Humane Society of the United States, animal abuse and cruelty can either be deliberate - by perpetrating the action - or by neglect. Either way it should be reported.
Proposed Pa. Law Would Force Animal Abusers To Pay For Care Area animal shelters are behind legislation making its way through the state legislature in Harrisburg that would make it easier for them to care for animals seized in hoarding cases.
Animal Cruelty LawsA custody battle over Obie the overweight dachshund made news recently, but most people don’t know: what is the definition of animal cruelty?
Philadelphia Man Accused Of Abusing Kittens At His Logan RestaurantPhiladelphia police say surveillance video shows Yu Zhen throwing and catching kittens by their tails at his restaurant in the 4900 block of Old York Road.
Montco Couple Charged With Scalding, Then Neglecting, Their Pit Bull PuppyAuthorities say Charles Charen and Erica Cannella brought four-month-old "Bella" to the SPCA a week after she suffered her injuries.