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Rewards Offered Leading To Arrests In Dog Burning Deaths

The Pennsylvania SPCA says rewards leading to arrests in two animal cruelty cases are being offered by generous animal lovers in the region.


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Reward Offered For Information On Death Of Dog Set On Fire In Germantown

A young female pit bull set on fire Sunday in Germantown has now died.



Local SPCA Hosts Outreach Event To Protect Dogs From Parvo

Recently the Pennsylvania SPCA has seen an alarming increase in a highly contagious, potentially deadly disease found in dogs.


(One of the puppies currently in the custody of the PSPCA that are being offered for adoption.)

SPCA Puts Puppies Rescued From Alleged Dogfighting Ring Up For Adoption

Nine puppies rescued from an alleged dog fighting and breeding operation in Kensington over the weekend are now up for adoption.


Puppy Bowl contestant at fuse Studios on January 27, 2012 in New York City. (Credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl VIII To Feature Puppies From Pennsylvania SPCA

Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl VIII will air on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. The national broadcast puts the spotlight on adopting animals from shelters. Several puppies from the Philadelphia area are featured in the program.


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PSPCA Offering Free Pet Pantry Program For Owners Facing Economic Hardship

The Pennsylvania SPCA reminds those going through hard financial times that there is a free pet pantry program available to help keep cats and dog out of the shelters and remain a part of their family.



Alligator, Iguanas And Turtles Discovered In ‘Strange’ S. Philadelphia Hoarding Case

No one on the 900 block of Shunk Street could have imagined the strange case of animal hoarding that was uncovered Tuesday evening in South Philadelphia.


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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.



For Cat Owners, Pennsylvania SPCA Offers Serioulsy Discounted Services In June

This is the time of year animal shelters often see more kittens than they can handle. To help reduce the number of future homeless animals, the Pennsylvania SPCA is offering reduced-cost procedures this month.


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PSPCA Works Towards Lower Costs For Vaccinations Of Pets

Vaccines can prevent most common infectious diseases in pets, but the cost can keep dog and cat owners from getting all the necessary shots. Throughout May and into June, the Pennsylvania SPCA is trying to change that.



Dozens Of Cats Discovered In N. Philadelphia Boarding House, 17 Dead In Freezer

A North Philadelphia man now faces numerous charges of animal cruelty after humane officials recovered 12 living and 17 dead cats from his boarding home.