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Dog Found Tied Up With Multiple Stab Wounds At Chester Water Treatment Facility

The Delaware County SPCA is searching for the suspect who repeatedly stabbed a dog in Chester.

07/18/2014

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Study: Is Owning A Dog The Secret To Feeling Younger?

According to new research out of Scotland, dog owners over 65 acted 10 years younger than their peers without pups.

07/18/2014

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Don’t Expose Your Dog To Fireworks

Unfortunately, the sights and sounds of fireworks that fascinate and entertain us each year can truly frighten and unnerve most dogs and cats.

07/03/2014

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Break Dog Of Hoarding

Many of our best friends love to collect or hoard as many toys, bones, treats and morsels of food as they can. It’s because they’re instinctively nervous.

06/26/2014

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Stop Dog From Pulling On Leash

Pulling on the leash can be a problem for many people as they take their dogs out for a walk. It’s also a problem for the dog which must be corrected.

06/24/2014

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Is It Legal To Eat Roadkill?

Because laws vary by state and county, check with animal control in the county where you find the roadkill before eating it.

06/13/2014

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Leash Biting Not All Fun And Games

While leash biting may seem playful, It’s extremely important to know that your dog’s behavior stems primarily from fear, overexcitement or anxiety.

06/12/2014

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Sick Pet May Engage In Head Pressing

If you’ve ever witnessed your dog or cat exhibiting a very odd and unusual posture such as staring off or appearing stuck in a corner while pressing the head up against a wall or door. It’s called Head Pressing.

06/10/2014

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‘Bring-Your-Own-Dog Brunch’ Returns To Rittenhouse Square Restaurant

The dog days of summer are still a few weeks away, but one Philly restaurant has gotten a kick start.

06/09/2014

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Philadelphians Prefer Bigger (Dogs)

According to Trupanion, a medical insurance provider, Philly residents prefer pups that are much larger than the national average.

06/06/2014

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Growling Is A Warning

Growling is a way for the dog to communicate any number of things including fear, anxiety, insecurity or stress. Respond accordingly and eliminate the cause.

05/29/2014

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When To Take Your Dog To The Dog Park

Dog parks can provide a fun way for dogs to exercise, socialize and play with other dogs but, before venturing out, there are several very important factors to keep in mind.

05/22/2014

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Wildwood, NJ Setting Up An In-Season, Dog-Friendly Beach

This year, come mid-June, dogs will be allowed to frolic on the beach at Poplar Avenue, between the boardwalk and the water’s edge.

05/15/2014

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PSPCA Removes 5 ‘Unhealthy’ Dogs From Berks County Kennel

Those dogs were surrendered and are now in the care of the PSPCA.

05/09/2014

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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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