Animals

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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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Survey: For Some Women, It’s Pets Over Partners

For many, pets are part of the family, but a new survey reveals some women actually love their pet more than their family – or at least more than their partner.

11/13/2013

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More People Choosing To Go Vegan

More and more people are going vegan and a couple of long-time advocates have updated their how-to guide for ditching meat and dairy.

11/03/2013

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UPDATE: Woman Confesses To Cutting Off 8-Week-Old Puppy’s Ears

Thanks to the hard work of Delaware County SPCA Humane Investigators Bill Vernon and Ron Riggle, the person responsible for cutting the ears of Pit Bull puppy dubbed as “Van Gogh” has confessed to the horrible act of animal cruelty.

10/18/2013

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Research Indicates ‘Dogs Are People, Too’

A new study confirms what dog owners have always known: Dogs have feelings, too.

10/09/2013

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Hundreds Of Mink Released From Western Pa. Farm

An animal rights group says it released hundreds of mink from cages at a western Pennsylvania mink farm earlier this week.

09/27/2013

The Zoo's giraffe, Abigail, celebrates her third birthday on July 18, 2013. (credit: Philadelphia Zoo)

A Guide To The Philadelphia Zoo

You could easily spend a whole day at the Philadelphia Zoo, so plan your visit beforehand to squeeze in as much fun as possible.

09/17/2013

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Cape May Zoo Announces Adorable New Addition

A female Bison, daughter of 4-year-old Henrietta and Hank, is the first ever born to the Cape May Zoo.

09/05/2013

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Central Park Zoo’s Polar Bear, Gus, Dies

The Wildlife Conservation Society says veterinarians euthanized Gus on Tuesday. He had a large, inoperable tumor.

08/28/2013

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Pets In Summer

For more on pets in summer, visit: http://www.vet.upenn.edu

08/21/2013

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First-Ever ‘Rescue Run’ For Shelter Dogs Hits The Navy Yard In September

A local nonprofit is asking volunteers to lace up their sneakers and run for shelter animals.

08/20/2013

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