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Malnourished Horse Found Abandoned In Hunting Park

Authorities are trying to find the person who abandoned a horse in a trash-filled lot in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia. 


11/30/2011

dogs rescued

Give A Dog A Bone Organization Hosts Event For Doggie Donations

Later this week, animal lovers are invited to a restaurant on the Main Line for an event to benefit shelter dogs.

11/27/2011

Chester Cat Attacks

Chester County SPCA Issues Warning After String Of Brutal Cat Attacks

Animal welfare officials in Chester County are urging cat owners to keep their pets inside after several incidents of feline abuse.

11/26/2011

dogs rescued

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From North Philadelphia Homes

At least 32 dogs have been rescued from two adjoining properties in North Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.

11/03/2011

animal shelter

Delaware County Building New Animal Shelter

Delaware County is building a new million dollar animal shelter across from its Emergency Services Training Center in Darby Township. It’s meant to replace the county SPCA which, after December 31st, will no longer pick up stray dogs and cats in 49 municipalities.

10/27/2011

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SPCA Officials Say Keep A Close Eye On Your Cat As Halloween Approaches

SPCA officials in Chester County are asking cat owners to keep their animals indoors as officials investigate three separate incidents of animal cruelty.

10/26/2011

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Delaware County SPCA Takes Custody Of Several Neglected Cats, Dogs Inside Brookhaven Home

Delaware County SPCA officials took custody of several cats and dogs they say were neglected in a Brookhaven home.

10/06/2011

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Delaware County Devising ‘Plan B’ To Deal With Strays

The SPCA extended its deadline for helping communities with strays until year’s end when it was thought a new shelter and operator would be in place in Darby. But that is not going to happen, according to Tom Judge, Junior

10/01/2011

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SPCA Concerned About Euthanasia Provision In NJ Spay And Neuter Bill

The bill grants greater leeway for shelters in deciding whether and when to put an animal down. An SPCA spokesman says any early call on that front should be made by a veterinarian, not a shelter staffer.

08/24/2011

Cat

15 Cats Taken From Elderly Animal Hoarder In Frankford

The two story home on Granite Street smelled so bad, neighbors complained constantly.

08/17/2011

Dead Cats

29 Cats Rescued, 17 Dead In Another Hoarding Case In Philadelphia

The PSPCA is investigating yet another case of animal hoarding in Southwest Philadelphia.

07/14/2011

Cat

After Hoarding Cases, Pennsylvania SPCA At Maximum Capacity

Nearly every space possible is being used, but despite their best efforts the staff at the Pennsylvania SPCA is struggling, many animals could be euthanized if no homes are found.

07/13/2011

Puppy

Puppy Found Hanging In New Jersey, $3,000 Reward Offered

The dog’s name was Lily and she was just four months old. Her death was first deemed an accident but turned out to be something more sinister and criminal. That’s according to investigators with the New Jersey State S.P.C.A.

07/06/2011

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Delco SPCA Will Continue To Take In Strays Until End Of 2011

Under a recent extension agreement, the Delaware County SPCA will continue to take in stray animals until the end of the year.

07/02/2011

Sky

Dog Beaten With Chain In Upper Darby, Owner Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

A man is in prison after admitting to beat a pit-bull with a heavy chain in Delaware County.

06/27/2011

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