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Kittens.

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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Black Cat And Dog Syndrome

Many animal shelters notice that dogs and cats possessing tan or light colored coats appear to be adopted quicker than the darker pets. This is known as Black Cat and Dog Syndrome.

01/19/2012

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Pet Owners Unite At The Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo

Animal lovers of every bent will gather again this year to learn about all kinds of pets–everything from dogs and cats to pot-bellied pigs, exotic birds, lizards, ferrets, miniature horses and more.

01/06/2012

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Foster A Pet For The Holidays

Petfinder.com will launch its third annual “Foster A Lonely Pet For the Holidays” Program along with hundreds of shelters and rescue groups across the country from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day.

11/29/2011

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Bringing Your New Pet Home

Before you bring home a new puppy, kitten, dog or cat, make sure you and your home are prepared in every way.

11/17/2011

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Benefits Of Adopting A Senior Pet

Senior dogs and cats make wonderful companions and older dogs can make excellent therapy dogs.

10/20/2011

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PAWS And ACCT Urgently Seek Adopters

Intake at city animal shelters has skyrocketed and both PAWS and the ACCT are in desperate need of individuals or families willing to adopt.

09/29/2011

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The PSPCA Foster Care Volunteer Program

If you have a desire to help homeless animals and make a difference, the Pennsylvania SPCA offers a special program for foster care.

09/08/2011

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2 PSPCA Shelters Offer Free Pet Adoptions This Weekend

A special adoption event is being held at the Pennsylvania SPCA this weekend.

08/27/2011

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Delaware County Towns Developing Plans To Handle Stray Animals Without SPCA

Most localities in Delaware County have one month to find someone to handle stray animals, because the SPCA is getting out of that business.

06/01/2011

(Chase Utley and Jack at Monday's PETA ad unveiling.  Photo by Ian Bush)

Phillies’ Chase Utley Is Star Of New Pet Adoption Ad Campaign

The animal rights goup “PETA” (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is departing from some controversial tactics of its past — such as having women disrobe in public — to unveil a decidedly more conventional form of advertising.

04/04/2011

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