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Millions Of U.S. Pets Overweight Or Obese

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, in 2013 an estimated 52 percent, or 43.8 million U.S. dogs, were estimated to be overweight or obese.

01/27/2015

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Pets At Risk For Frostbite And Hypothermia

Prevent frostbite and hypothermia in your pets by keeping all your animals warm this winter.

01/20/2015

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Animal Advocates Urging Pet Owners To Bring Pets Inside During Extreme Cold

A new city ordinance can fine owners up to $500 if their dog is outside during weather that’s 20 degrees or colder.

01/07/2015

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Philadelphia Ordinance Requires Dog Owners To Bring Their Pet Indoors In Event Of Extreme Cold

Code Blue emergency is declared by the city when the real-feel temperature is near or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

01/06/2015

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PSPCA: 62 Small Dogs And Puppies Rescued From Home In Lancaster Co.

The PSPCA also says some of the dogs were living with untreated medical conditions.

12/17/2014

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Deck The Halls With Pet Safety In Mind

There are a few things to be aware of as you decorate for the holidays in order to keep your companion animals safe this season.

12/11/2014

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3 Puppies Saved From Warehouse In North Philadelphia Nursed Back To Health

Last month, the three puppies were removed from a warehouse filled with booby-traps on the 1800 block of W. Sedgley Avenue in North Philadelphia.

12/04/2014

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Training Your Dog Is Good For Both Of You

Training your dog is truly worth the time spent.

11/20/2014

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App Allows Pet Parents To Video Chat With, Dispense Treats To Pet From Afar

Pet-owners anxious about leaving their dog or cat at home alone have a new app to fall back on.

11/17/2014

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Dog Hiccups

Here’s something you may not know: your dog can get a case of the hiccups just like we do with similar sounds as well.

11/13/2014

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Philadelphia Man Accused Of Beating Neighbor’s Dogs With Bricks

The PSPCA filed charges of animal cruelty against Enoch on Nov. 4, 2014, and a court date is pending.

11/05/2014

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Housebreaking Your Dog

By Nan Talleno PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Housebreaking should never become a stressful situation. Your dog just needs the correct path to learn. Remember, your energy is reflected to your dog so you need to stay […]

10/28/2014

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Protecting Your Property From Neighbors’ Pets

If your neighbor’s pet wanders onto your lawn, what can you do about it?

10/22/2014

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Local Animal Rescue Organizations To Hold Massive Adoption Event

The PSPCA – along with ACCT Philly, Morris Animal Refuge, PAWS, Operation Ava and the Women’s Humane Society – is hosting a three-day “Mega Match-a-Thon.”

10/15/2014

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Attorneys See 30-Percent Increase In Pet Custody Disputes During U.S. Divorces

Attorneys in the United States say they’ve seen a 30-percent spike in pet disputes when their owners decide it’s time to go their separate ways.

10/10/2014

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