The SPCA says they busted a cockfighting ring early Saturday morning in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.
Much of the world views dogs as trusted companions, but in some parts of Asia they are on the menu and considered a common dish or even a delicacy.
The Pennsylvania SPCA is asking for the public’s help regarding a kitten found Thursday that appears to have been intentionally set on fire.
Philadelphia police say surveillance video shows Yu Zhen throwing and catching kittens by their tails at his restaurant in the 4900 block of Old York Road.
Nearly 100 birds were seized from an alleged cockfighting ring in the city’s Hunting Park neighborhood.
The fight against animal cruelty in Philadelphia is getting national exposure in a cable TV show airing Monday evenings at 9 pm.
Authorities are trying to find the person who abandoned a horse in a trash-filled lot in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.
George Bengal with the PSPCA says this is the largest dog fighting operation he’s ever seen in Philadelphia.