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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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Study: Human Empathy With Dogs Stronger Than With Own Species

If you can’t stand to watch more than two seconds of the ASPCA commercial – you know the one — without bursting into tears, this one’s for you.

08/14/2013

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Pa. May Remove Bald Eagles From ‘Threatened’ List

The commission says Wednesday that its Bureau of Wildlife Management is recommending the birds be upgraded to “protected” status because their numbers, and the number of places they can be found in the state, have been steadily increasing.

08/14/2013

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South Jersey Animal Shelter Offering Reduced Adoption Fees For August

The Burlington County Animal Shelter will be offering the special, aptly being called the “Cat and Dog Days of Summer,” throughout the month.

08/05/2013

Dog Teeth Brushing

Angie’s List: Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Clean And Healthy

In this week’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan explains why it’s important to care for your pet’s pearly whites too.

08/01/2013

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

Philadelphia Zoo’s Young Giraffe Celebrates Third Birthday

Despite the sweltering heat, a crowd gathered to help one of the Philadelphia Zoo’s animals celebrate her birthday on Thursday.

07/18/2013

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Pa. SPCA Waiving Adoption Fees Through This Weekend

This weekend, the Pennsylvania SPCA is holding a “Fee-Waived Heat Wave Weekend” adoption promotion.

07/12/2013

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Brotherly Love: Lentil The Dog, Internet Star, Works It For Kids & Pets

A Philly dog born with a rare abnormality has captured the hearts of people across the country. Now, he has become an “ambassador” for children who share his condition.

07/08/2013

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Philadelphia Animal Care & Control In Desperate Need Of Fosters

According to ACCT, 399 animals were surrendered to them over the weekend, and with only 12 cages free for new intakes, the situation is dire.

07/05/2013

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