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Art Meets Animal Adoption At New PAWS Facility In Northeast Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society cut the ribbon on their new facility in Northeast Philadelphia today, and did so in grand fashion as dozens turned out to see the beautiful mural painted on the building’s exterior walls.

12/14/2014

The Franklin Institute after dark. (Credit: The Franklin Institute)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Dec. 11

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

12/11/2014

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Top Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In Philadelphia

The end of the year brings with it numerous reasons for celebration and generosity. Here are the top local organizations to donate your money or time to this upcoming holiday season.

12/08/2014

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Philadelphia’s Largest No-kill Shelter Urgently Needs Fosters, Adopters

“Our most urgent need is for fosters and adopters for medium-to-large dogs who can benefit from basic obedience and manners training,” PAWS wrote on its Facebook page on Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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An Animal Shelter Celebrates A Major Milestone

The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society or PAWS recently rescued it’s 10,000th animal and a new campaign has been launched to save 10,000 more.

09/28/2013

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Take Your Dog Out To The Ballpark This Tuesday

On Tuesday, September 10th, the stadium will hold its inaugural “Phillies Bark in the Park,” a night for Phillies-loving dog owners and their pups.

09/09/2013

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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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Local Animal Advocate Offers Advice On Giving Pets As Gifts During The Holidays

Some people think the gift of love in the form of a cat, dog, or bunny is a great idea for the holidays — but animal advocates say it’s not that simple.

12/09/2012

8th Annual Chef's Dinner For PAWS

8th Annual Chefs’ Dinner For PAWS

For more information on the 8th Annual Chef’s Dinner for PAWS, simply click this link. Potato Salad 4 ounces fingerling potatoes 1 gallon water 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons […]

06/22/2012

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Dogs Headed To Work For National Take Your Dog To Work Day

Friday is National Take Your Dog to Work Day. There is an effort in Northern Liberties where a bank is going the extra mile and raising money for an animal welfare group.



06/19/2012

(Corie Moskow of the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, photographed in Rittenhouse Square.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Street Festival, Clambake, and ‘Veggie Tales’

Coming up: a Latin vegetarian night at Cuba Libre, a clambake at JG Domestic, and the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival!

05/18/2012

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‘Monster Milers’ Help Philadelphia’s Shelter Dogs Get Exercise And New Homes

A group of runners are doing their part in getting shelter dogs adopted.

04/21/2012

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Huge Turnout For Canine Fashion Show And PAWS Fundraiser At FDR Park

Philadelphia’s largest rescue organization and only no-kill shelter, held its 5th Annual Mutt Strut in South Philadelphia Sunday morning.

11/06/2011

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Non-Profit Organizations Participate In Service On Independence Mall To Remember 9/11 Victims

In 2009, September 11th was declared “National Day of Service and Remembrance” as a way to encourage Americans to volunteer for a good cause.

09/11/2011

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City Council Committee OKs New Philadelphia Dog Laws

With dogged determination, animal rights advocates watched on Thursday as a Philadelphia City Council committee approved a measure that puts some bite into the city’s dog control laws.

04/07/2011

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