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Pennsylvania SPCA: Northeast Philadelphia woman pleads guilty on animal cruelty charge

Holmesburg woman had been charged for unsanitary conditions for 13 dogs, 4 cats Philadelphia, PA (April 27, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced a Northeast Philadelphia woman has pled guilty to one count of animal cruelty in a case involving 13 dogs and 4 cats...
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Tilly’s Tales: Our Potty Girl

We would soon discover that our sweet puppy had no aversion whatsoever to pottying in her crate and then walking in it, an unfortunate side effect of such a young pup spending months on end in a kennel. I set a schedule of frequent walks and constant supervision, even setting the...
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Pennsylvania SPCA removes 4 allegedly abandoned dogs from property in Northampton County

Malnourished dogs taken back to PSPCA’s headquarters to receive care Philadelphia, PA (April 14, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA today removed four allegedly abandoned dogs in the town of Bangor, PA in Northampton County. Alerted by a concerned citizen about the poor condition of...
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PSPCA announces sentencing of Lawndale man for role in 2013 dog fighting operation

Antoine Talley sentenced after pleading guilty to 15 counts of animal cruelty Philadelphia, PA (April 14, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that a Lawndale man who pled guilty to 15 counts of animal cruelty was sentenced to four years of reporting probation,...
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Pennsylvania SPCA applauds House of Representatives for passage of Bill 869 strengthening crimes code for cruelty to animals, encourages Senate to follow suit

PSPCA supports bill changing judge’s discretion relating to the forfeiture of animals when a guilty verdict is reached  Philadelphia, PA (April 11, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA is applauding the House of Representatives for the passage of an important bill amending the crimes...
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Flowers can pose a threat to our pets

  Spring is a wonderful time of year filled with longer days, warmer weather and beautiful flowers. While it’s always great sign to see flowers in bloom, pet owners need to be cautious. Some pose a real danger to our beloved four legged friends. Before you plant seeds,...
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Pennsylvania SPCA Offers Reward of $1,000 in case of suspicious death of cat in South Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA (March 28, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the suspicious death of a cat in the 500 block of Cantrell Street in the city’s South...
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Pennsylvania SPCA removes 40 live and 30 deceased animals from Lehigh County residence

Animals living on Schnecksville property without access to food or water Philadelphia, PA (March 25, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA today removed 40 live animals from a property in the town of Schnecksville, Lehigh County. In addition to the live animals, 30 deceased birds were...
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Man Who Fired Shots to Scare Off Pit Bulls Attacking His Dog Charged With Reckless Endangerment

A South Philadelphia single father says he’s now facing charges after he fired shots in the air to scare off two pit bulls that were attacking his dog. Robert Jefferson, 32, told NBC10 he bought a cocker spaniel named Reid for his son. This past January however, Jefferson says...
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Pennsylvania SPCA removes 17 animals living in allegedly unsanitary conditions at Holmesburg residence

Philadelphia, PA (March 19, 2016) – Today, the Pennsylvania SPCA removed 17 animals living in filthy conditions from a property in the city’s Holmesburg neighborhood. The PSPCA’s Humane Law Enforcement Officers executed a search warrant at the residence on the 7900 block of...
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