Animal Control

When Killing An Animal Is Not Animal CrueltyHow could someone even possibly face animal cruelty charges if there’s nothing illegal about killing the animal?
Animal Welfare Groups Team Up To Control Feral Cat Population at Parx Casino RacetrackVets expect to provide care to as many as two hundred cats living on the property.
Council Committee OK’s Fines For Leaving Pets Outside During Extreme Cold, HeatMan's best friend is getting some new protection in Philadelphia.
In Norristown, Pa., An Ongoing Effort To Control Town's Wild Cat PopulationThe self-designated "Cat Crew" usually sets their traps twice each week, bringing in about ten strays each time.
Water Department Workers Save Kitten In West Philadelphia Officials say a kitten was rescued by water department workers Tuesday afternoon.
Discovery Of Second Dog Set On Fire Prompts PA SPCA To Plan Upcoming RallyThe Pennsylvania SPCA says that due to a recent rise in animal cruelty cases, it is planning a rally against animal abuse at its headquarters at 350 E Erie Avenue.
NJ Woman Looks For Owner Of Abandoned MareA beautiful horse looks right at home grazing in a pen at 3-D Farm in Alloway Township. The trouble is that this isn't her home.
South Jersey Officials Worried After Kitten Tests Positive For RabiesAuthorities in Burlington County are warning residents about a potentially rabid kitten on the loose.
North Philadelphia Woman Allegedly Mauled To Death By Family DogsPolice are investigating an incident in which a woman was allegedly mauled to death by her own dog in North Philadelphia.
Resident Discovers Alligator Behind Blackwood, New Jersey Apartment ComplexThe Department of Environmental Protection and Animal Control captured an alligator in Blackwood Sunday afternoon.
Delco SPCA Will Continue To Take In Strays Until End Of 2011Under a recent extension agreement, the Delaware County SPCA will continue to take in stray animals until the end of the year.
City Council Committee OKs New Philadelphia Dog LawsWith dogged determination, animal rights advocates watched on Thursday as a Philadelphia City Council committee approved a measure that puts some bite into the city's dog control laws.