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SPCA Rescues 15 Cats From South Philadelphia Home

15 live cats were rescued from a home in South Philadelphia on Thursday according to the Pennsylvania SPCA.


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PSPCA: 19 Dogs Rescued From Lancaster County Home

The Pennsylvania SPCA says it has rescued 19 dogs from a farm in Lancaster County for several violations including unsanitary confinement.


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Police Investigate Suspected Dog Fighting Ring In South Philadelphia

Authorities are investigating a possible dog fighting operation at a home along the 2200 block of Mifflin Street in South Philadelphia.


(A PSPCA staffer poses with a newly adopted cat, Jordan, and its new owner.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Local SPCA Hoping Hundreds Will Adopt Pets This Weekend

The ASPCA’s annual “Mega Match-a-thon” is underway all weekend at the Pennsylvania SPCA, on East Erie Avenue in Kensington.


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Cat Videos Go Interactive With PSPCA’s New Online Tool

The Pennsylvania SPCA has unveiled a new interactive tool that allows feline fanciers to play with shelter cats from any computer.


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Elderly East Falls Woman Sentenced In Cat Hoarding Case

Marjorie Bamont, 82, was charged on October 31st of this year with animal cruelty, after the PSPCA found 14 live cats, one dead cat, and one dog in the home.


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Proposed Pa. Law Would Outlaw Eating Housepets For Food

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.


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PSPCA Officers Rescue Several Malnourished Dogs From South Philadelphia Home

Law Enforcement officers with the Pennsylvania SPCA rescued several emaciated dogs from a South Philadelphia home Friday night.


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Philly Pet Adoption ‘Mega Match-a-Thon’ Is This Weekend

Two Philadelphia animal shelters are joining forces for a three-day pet adoption event. The goal is to match 250 dogs and cats with new families.


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Health: ‘Pet A Pooch’ Program Helps Local Health Care Workers & Pets

The front lines of medicine are filled with stress. Now pets are helping the medical staff at one Philadelphia hospital relax a little. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you.


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Over 2 Dozen Dogs, Cats Rescued In Northeast Philadelphia

Pennsylvania SPCA officials say they have rescued over a dozen small dogs from a hoarder in Philadelphia.


(A dog up for adoption from the Pennsylvania SPCA gives health care workers at HUP a way to reduce stress, for a few moments at least.  Credit: John McDevitt)

SPCA Dogs Bring Welcome Stress-Free Moments To Local Hospital Workers

These are therapy dogs of sorts for the caregivers who deal with high-stress situations every day and even experience the trauma of losing a patient from time to time.


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PSPCA: 15 Cats Rescued From Squalid Conditions Inside Philadelphia Home

Officers with the Pennsylvania SPCA rescued over a dozen cats Wednesday afternoon that were reportedly living in filthy conditions.


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SPCA Rescues At Least 5 Dogs From Suspected Dog Fighting Ring In Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania SPCA says they busted a dog fighting ring Saturday in the Lawndale neighborhood of Philadelphia.


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PSPCA: Kitten Set On Fire Found In Kensington

The Pennsylvania SPCA is asking for the public’s help regarding a kitten found Thursday that appears to have been intentionally set on fire.