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.
Pennsylvania SPCA officers were called out to Pennypack Park Saturday after animal remains were discovered.
The fight against animal cruelty in Philadelphia is getting national exposure in a cable TV show airing Monday evenings at 9 pm.
Police executed a warrant late Thursday at the home on the 4800 block of N. 8th Street in the Olney section of the city, where they discovered eighteen adult dogs and eight puppies.
Following several good tips from the public, the Pennsylvania SPCA identified the owner of the malnourished horse that was abandoned in Hunting Park.