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Fat Camps Offer Pudgy Pets ‘Pawlates’ To Slim Down

Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering “pawlates,” ”doga” and “Barko Polo,” doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo to help slim down man’s best friend.

07/02/2014

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‘Take Your Dog To Work Day’ Is Friday

Friday marks the 16th annual celebration of “Take Your Dog To Work Day” for many businesses across the globe.

06/18/2014

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‘Bring-Your-Own-Dog Brunch’ Returns To Rittenhouse Square Restaurant

The dog days of summer are still a few weeks away, but one Philly restaurant has gotten a kick start.

06/09/2014

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Philadelphians Prefer Bigger (Dogs)

According to Trupanion, a medical insurance provider, Philly residents prefer pups that are much larger than the national average.

06/06/2014

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PSPCA Removes 5 ‘Unhealthy’ Dogs From Berks County Kennel

Those dogs were surrendered and are now in the care of the PSPCA.

05/09/2014

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Dogs From Storm-ravaged Mississippi Now Available For Adoption In Philadelphia Area

The recent tornadoes in the southern part of the country have left a lot of people homeless. They’ve also, however, left many animals with no place to go.

05/08/2014

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Pet Food Labels Are Legally Regulated

People often buy more expensive pet food because they don’t understand what the label really means. But the name of the food itself is more telling than you realize.

05/01/2014

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Amtrak To Experiment With Allowing Pets On Trains

Amtrak officials are getting ready to launch a six-month experiment to see whether pets should be allowed aboard the passenger trains.

04/29/2014

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Corpulent Canine? There’s An App For That

FitBark is a new fitness tracker for portly pups and their concerned owners.

03/12/2014

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Study: Don’t Judge A Dog By Its Breed

Whether pit bull, Akita, poodle or Yorkie, it turns out breed is not a good predictor of aggression in dogs.

03/07/2014

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Blog: Anticipatory Grief and Pet Loss Seminar Being Held Saturday

By Jim Donovan: Being the “uncle” of a 16-year old dog named Bailey (see photo), this caught my eye and I wanted to be sure to share it with you. (By the way, you can […]

03/05/2014

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Buying Pet Insurance

Should you get pet insurance? Here’s are some considerations and questions you should ask in advance.

03/03/2014

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Moravian College Announces New Dog-friendly Policy

While students are still not permitted to bring their own dogs (with the exception of service animals), many are probably looking forward to seeing some furry and friendly — albeit slobbery — faces around campus.

02/28/2014

Prison-dog Training Program Brings Pets To Vets Suffering With PTSD

On Monday February 24th, New Leash on Life will announce a new program entitled, “Saving & Reclaiming Lives.”

02/25/2014

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Philadelphia Shelter Dog Gets Loving Home — At The Ripe Old Age Of 16

She may have waited a long time for a home, but a blind dog from the PSPCA found a good one.

02/14/2014

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