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Shelter Dogs

Commissioner of Prisons Louis Giorla (left) and Juan Bennett with Bleu (right). (credit: Steve Tawa/KYW)

Inmate Trainers And Their At-Risk Shelter Dogs Get A New Leash On Life In The Philadelphia Prison System

Inmates and their dogs in the “New Leash On Life Program” took part of graduation ceremonies in the Philadelphia Prison System’s Alternative and Special Detention division.

09/08/2014

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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

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

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

(credit: Hannah Close)

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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Bucks County Brand Partners With Nonprofit Just In Time For Veteran’s Day

A Bucks County pet product company is partnering with a nonprofit organization that pairs war veterans with shelter dogs, just in time for Veteran’s Day.

11/09/2012

(Credit: John McDevitt, KYW Newsradio)

‘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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