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Animals

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Philadelphia Zoo Welcomes First African Lion Cubs Since 1996

On Monday, the Zoo announced its four-year-old African lion, Tajiri, had given birth to four cubs.

07/07/2014

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Crews Battle Barn Fire In Montgomery County

Crews are currently battling a barn fire in Douglass, Montgomery County.

05/12/2014

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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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National Aquarium

Ukee Washington and Pat Ciarrocchi were joined by Liz Evans and Christine Behringer from the national aquarium and they brought along some friends, including a boa, tortoise and skink!

04/14/2014

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Corpulent Canine? There’s An App For That

FitBark is a new fitness tracker for portly pups and their concerned owners.

03/12/2014

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Study: Don’t Judge A Dog By Its Breed

Whether pit bull, Akita, poodle or Yorkie, it turns out breed is not a good predictor of aggression in dogs.

03/07/2014

Prison-dog Training Program Brings Pets To Vets Suffering With PTSD

On Monday February 24th, New Leash on Life will announce a new program entitled, “Saving & Reclaiming Lives.”

02/25/2014

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Philadelphia Shelter Dog Gets Loving Home — At The Ripe Old Age Of 16

She may have waited a long time for a home, but a blind dog from the PSPCA found a good one.

02/14/2014

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Pet Food Company Recalls Potentially Tainted Food

Pro-Pet LLC is voluntarily recalling the products, which tested positive for salmonella.

02/07/2014

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Poll: 20% Would Choose Their Phone Over Fido

One in five people would rather be parted from their pet for a month than give up their smartphone for the same amount of time.

01/08/2014

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Penn Vet Warning Pet Owners About Potential Holiday Hazards

It might be the most wonderful time of the year for humans, but it certainly isn’t for pets.

12/16/2013

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Langhorne Woman Gets Creative To Reduce Overpopulation Of Animals In Shelters

“Glad Dogs Nation” gathers kids play things, like stuffed animals, and transforms them into pet toys and then sells them on the internet.

12/14/2013

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PETA Offers Advice On Keeping Pets Safe In The Cold

Don’t leave your pets in the cold. That’s the advice from animal rights group PETA, which sent out an advisory on keeping animals safe when the mercury drops.

12/10/2013

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Raccoon Tests Positive For Rabies In Camden County

While there are no known human or animal exposures, the Camden County Health Department is urging residents to be aware.

11/21/2013

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Delaware County SPCA Offering Reduced Adoption Rates On Black Friday

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Black Friday, the animal rescue organization will be offering most of its dogs and cats for just $20.13.

11/15/2013

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