Police in Bristol Township, Bucks County, are trying to figure out how a dog became leashed to a rock in the Neshaminy Creek over the weekend, left there as the creek was rising.
The Pennsylvania SPCA has announced that it has charged two people with animal cruelty in connection to the rescue of 28 dogs from Sixth Angel Shepherd Rescue, Inc. in February.
Efforts to combat dog fighting got a big boost in a New Jersey assembly committee, which has cleared a bill that tightens animal cruelty laws in the state.
Two days ago officials had said that Pilotti would not be prosecuted because a Pennsylvania law permits a person to shoot a dog that is harassing livestock on his property.
Most animal cruelty laws specifically do not cover farm animals under the definition of which animals are protected from cruel treatment.
State police say a dead dog found along an eastern Pennsylvania road appeared to have been skinned and cooked.
A shocking case of animal cruelty has the Chester County SPCA asking for the public’s help.
On Wednesday, the SPCA searched a home on the 1900 block of South Redfield Street, where they found five emaciated dogs.
Philadelphia 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.
Authorities say Charles Charen and Erica Cannella brought four-month-old “Bella” to the SPCA a week after she suffered her injuries.
A pro-vegetarian group served up some food for thought to a lunchtime crowd at Rittenhouse Square on Tuesday – a 10-foot long inflatable puppy crammed inside a bun, with lettuce and cheese.
85-year-old Elwine Kimball and her 51-year-old daughter Diana were charged with 72 counts of animal cruelty and two counts of conspiracy.
A young female pit bull set on fire Sunday in Germantown has now died.
Bucks County district attorney David Heckler say he is convinced the club is doing what it’s supposed to when it comes to humanely killing pigeons that are wounded during its bird shoots.
“I vow to help more animals than I hurt — I feel like I owe that,” he said on Friday at Gratz High School.