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SPCA Announces Dog Found With Shackle Embedded In Neck Has Been Adopted

The Delaware County SPCA announced that an emaciated dog who was found with a shackle embedded in his neck exactly two months ago has been adopted.

08/04/2015

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Report Animal Cruelty

Animal cruelty is a crime. Every state now has protection for dogs and cats regarding animal cruelty laws and a majority of states regard abuse as felonies.

06/30/2015

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SPCA Gives Dogs Rescued From Lancaster County Home A Second Chance

19 dogs rescued in March from a farm in Lititz, Lancaster County are up for adoption today at the SPCA on E. Erie Avenue.

04/12/2015

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Nearly-frozen, Emaciated Dog Rescued From Home In Chester County

The dog was reportedly living inside a “urine-soaked” wire cage with no food. His water was frozen and he was exposed to 20 degree temperatures.

01/14/2015

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Owner Charged After 2 Donkeys Found Dumped Off The Road In New Jersey

Authorities have charged the owner of two dead donkeys that were found dumped off a road in Jackson Township with animal cruelty.

12/19/2014

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Chester County SPCA Soliciting Donations For Care Of Kitten Injected With Heroin

The eight-month-old kitten was found Sunday. Its neck was bound by a rope and the animal was bleeding from its face.

08/06/2014

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PSPCA Rescues Abandoned Dog From Choking In North Philadelphia

The brown and white pit bull type dog was tied to a chain link fence with a cable and electrical tape at Awbury Park in the northwest section of the city.

07/22/2014

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Delco SPCA Partners With Local Stage Company To Pitch Pet Adoptions

Animal advocates are getting creative, taking to the stage as they spread the message to adopt rather than shop for a family pet.

07/22/2014

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PSPCA Rescues Dozens Of Ducks From Hot Van In Philadelphia

The ducks were reportedly in crates inside the van without food and water and appeared to have been there at least a day.

06/25/2014

(Dale Kerns of Re-Volt Electric rewires a barn building at the Chester County SPCA for its next use as an animal training and testing facility.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Area Businesses Chip In on Chesco SPCA Expansion Projects

Today’s hot weather didn’t stop volunteers working on a renovation project on the property of the the Chester County SPCA.

06/17/2014

(The lot in North Philadelphia where the animal remains were found. Credit: CBS3)

PSPCA Investigating Gruesome Discovery In North Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania SPCA is investigating a disturbing discovery made in North Philadelphia, where the mutilated remains of an animal were found.

03/09/2014

Kathy Giles (left), PSPCA annual fund manager and Susan Schilsman (right), owner of Smokin' Betty's, stand in front of a board at the venue promoting the Puppy Love Valentines Party. (credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: Furry Friends In The Spotlight At Puppy Love Valentine’s Party

When buying gifts and planning fun activities for your loved one this Valentine’s Day, don’t forget about the other loved one in your life – your dog!

02/09/2014

One of the cats rescued Saturday night. (Credit: CBS3)

Philadelphia Cat Hoarder Charged With Animal Cruelty

Authorities charged a man with animal cruelty after over a dozen cats were found in his Southwest Philadelphia home in filthy conditions.

01/12/2014

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Student Film Links Homeless Teens And Abused Animals

Steve McWilliams, Villanova communications professor, says it all started with one woman’s idea.

12/13/2013

Two small breed pups that will go up for adoption on Black Friday. (credit: Delco SPCA)

Many Puppies Still Available To Adopt This Holiday Season

Looking for a puppy for the holidays? How about checking the shelters.

12/01/2013

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