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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.


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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.


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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


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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.



15 Cats Taken From Elderly Animal Hoarder In Frankford

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


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

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



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.



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.


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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.



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.


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SPCA Returning To Site Of South Philadelphia Cat Hoarding Case

SPCA crews will be returning to a filth-infested South Philadelphia home, today, to resume the search for cats they believe are living in the debris. And this time, they’re bringing traps.



SPCA: Dead Animal Found In Bridesburg Park Is Not A Dog

The SPCA says, based on results of forensic tests, the animal was a severely decomposed raccoon that was dead before being placed in the tree.



Officers Investigating Act Of Animal Cruelty In Northeast Philadelphia Park

The Pennsylvania SPCA is investigating a horrific act of dog abuse in Northeast Philadelphia.


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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.



Dozens Of Animals Rescued From ‘Deplorable Conditions’ In Chester County

The Chester County SPCA raided the home of a Coatesville woman Tuesday afternoon and found nearly two dozen dogs living in what were described as deplorable conditions.