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Dogs From Storm-ravaged Mississippi Now Available For Adoption In Philadelphia Area

The recent tornadoes in the southern part of the country have left a lot of people homeless. They’ve also, however, left many animals with no place to go.

05/08/2014

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‘Zeutering': The Non-surgical Alternative To Neutering

There is a new non-surgical breakthrough in veterinary medicine that has just recently emerged as an alternative to a surgical procedure when neutering male dogs.

01/16/2014

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Spaying And Neutering Facts

Spaying and neutering can possibly reduce the risk of certain health problems, the benefits of which can offer you many more cherished years with your dog or cat.

08/30/2012

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Canine And Feline National Survey Statistics

Here are several statistics compiled from the American Pet Products Association, 2011-2012 National Pet Owners Survey as listed on the Humane Society of the US website.

06/19/2012

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Puppy Mills

A puppy mill is a large-scale commercial dog breeding operation where profit is the only priority over the well-being of the dogs. When you are looking to adopt a dog, look to animal shelters and rescues first.

01/10/2012

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Foster A Pet For The Holidays

Petfinder.com will launch its third annual “Foster A Lonely Pet For the Holidays” Program along with hundreds of shelters and rescue groups across the country from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day.

11/29/2011

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PAWS Name Your Own Adoption Fee

In order to encourage adoptions, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society is allowing anyone willing to adopt a dog or cat in the month of October the freedom to ‘name their own’ adoption fee.

10/13/2011

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For Cat Owners, Pennsylvania SPCA Offers Serioulsy Discounted Services In June

This is the time of year animal shelters often see more kittens than they can handle. To help reduce the number of future homeless animals, the Pennsylvania SPCA is offering reduced-cost procedures this month.

06/11/2011

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Fundraiser Set For ‘New Leash On Life,’ Program That Pairs Inmates With Dogs

A fashion show fundraiser tomorrow night at the King of Prussia Mall launches a new program that pairs rescue dogs and prison inmates in an effort to make them both ready for society.

05/12/2011

Pet Adoption As A Gift

Adopting a dog or cat is always a wonderfully enriching experience but it’s not a decision to ever be taken lightly or given as a surprise gift.

12/21/2010

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Pennsylvania Animal Shelters Struggle To Do More With Less

In Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania SPCA said the $1 million it gets from the city is not enough to care for the 32,000 animals it takes in every year.

12/12/2010

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