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Are You Ready To Adopt A Pet?

Adopting a dog is truly gaining a new loving family member – in your heart and your home. This requires dedication, responsibility and commitment.

02/20/2014

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Adopting A Cat

If you’re thinking of adopting a new companion animal but tend to be on the go, you may want to think about a cat instead of a dog.

02/18/2014

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Naming Your Pet

When deciding on a name for your dog or cat, pick one that means something special to you so you can start to create a special positive bond right away.

02/11/2014

(L-R: adopter John Hochman, Operation Ava CEO Claudia Gutierrez, and adopter Veronica McKee with dogs Jermaine and Jeffrey.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

2 Pit Bull Brothers Placed with Delaware County Couple

Jermaine and Jeffrey, two pit-bull-Laborador-mix littermates, have a special bond.

11/25/2013

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Pit Bull Awareness Day

Many Pit Bulls have made headlines this year as rescuers and heroes who have protected their families from impending danger. A local shelter is honoring the breed on Pit Bull Day.

10/15/2013

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Adopting A Senior Dog

Many times people tend to overlook senior animals. Unfortunately they tend to focus on age instead of seeing all the benefits that a senior pet has to offer.

10/01/2013

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Adopting A Shelter Dog

When you’re ready to add another canine member to your family, first think about stopping by your local animal shelter for a visit.

09/24/2013

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Dogs And Cats With Special Needs

Choosing to adopt a dog or cat with disabilities is an important decision. It’s important for the welfare of the animal that your emotions do not override common sense.

08/20/2013

A dog adopted through the No Dog Left Behind program. (Credit: No Dog Left Behind)

Phila. Non-Profit Recognized For Work With Veterans, Stray War-Zone Dogs

The Department of Defense’s Seven Seals Awards was recently given to Trish Gohl of Northeast Philadelphia for her passionate support for war-torn pups.

07/29/2013

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Pa. SPCA Waiving Adoption Fees Through This Weekend

This weekend, the Pennsylvania SPCA is holding a “Fee-Waived Heat Wave Weekend” adoption promotion.

07/12/2013

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Kitten Season

Kitten season refers to breeding season, between early spring and late fall, when animal shelters across the country are flooded with homeless cats and newborn kittens that end up being euthanized.

06/20/2013

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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

Fiona (left) meets her first bachelor, Tate. (Credit: Photo provided by Holiday House Pet Resort & Kelly Communications)

Bucks County Business Holding ‘Barking Bachelorette’ To Promote Pet Adoption

One local business has found a unique way to promote pet adoption and raise awareness for homeless pets.

06/05/2012

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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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Rescuing A Greyhound

If you’re looking to adopt a canine companion in the near future, or if you’re looking to add another canine member to your family, consider adopting and rescuing an ex-racing Greyhound.

02/16/2012

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