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Funding our Fillies, PSPCA selected by ASPCA to receive Equine Facilities Matching Grant

PSPCA sets goal to raise $10,000 to be matched by the ASPCA dollar for dollar Philadelphia, PA (May 17, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA is proud to announce it is among fifteen organizations throughout the country to be selected to receive an ASPCA Equine Facilities Matching Grant...
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Piazza Pet of the Week – Bruce

Meet this week’s Piazza Auto Group Pet of the Week, Bruce! Bruce is a 2-year-old pit bull mix who was pulled from the city shelter. Bruce’s story is waiting to be written, he was picked up a stray and brought to the city shelter before being pulled to the PSPCA. He is...
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Pennsylvania SPCA: Northeast Philadelphia woman pleads guilty lack of veterinary care, leaving dog’s skin in extreme condition

Oxford Circle woman had been charged for animal cruelty Philadelphia, PA (May 18, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced a Northeast Philadelphia woman has pled guilty to one count of animal cruelty in a case involving a dog whose skin was in extreme condition....
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Pennsylvania SPCA: Tioga man found guilty of animal cruelty for leaving dogs untreated after being quilled by porcupine

Philadelphia, PA (May 18, 2016) – The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced a Blossburg man has been found guilty of one count of animal cruelty in a case involving two dogs who were quilled by a porcupine. Anthony Sautner, of Blossburg, was found guilty of one count of lack of...
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Lessons

I think animals, like people, find their way into our lives to teach us something. I am convinced of this because my own pets have given me countless examples of it and because I am undoubtedly a better person for having loved and learned from each of them. Perhaps the most basic...
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PSPCA request for legislative bills to make impact for Pennsylvania animals

There are two bills currently in the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee that could make a tremendous impact for animals. SB373 protects outdoor dogs and will help our Humane Law Enforcement Officers enforce the law by more specifically defining the type of outdoor housing...
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Home Alone

Training a dog to tolerate aloneness is always a challenge but it was especially so with Tilly.  Because of her propensity to potty in her crate in those early days, we could never really leave her alone for fear that we would miss a sign that she needed to go, resulting in her...
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Jaws, the Puppy Version

Being a 6 ½ month old puppy, Tilly suffered from all the annoying puppy behaviors, mouthing being the most prominent.  Her breed didn’t help… as a shepherd, she was bred to herd moving things.  Given the absence of sheep in her life, humans made a good substitute from...
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PSPCA Give Final Farewell To Animal Activist With Terminal Cancer

By Joe Holden PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A bittersweet celebration for a man who has dedicated his life seeking justice for others. The Pennsylvania SPCA honored one of their own, now engaged in the fight for his life. It was a surprise gathering for George Bengal. We’re told he was...
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Dying PSPCA Animal Officer George Bengal’s Last Wish

George Bengal has helped Philadelphia and surrounding cities fight animal abuse for decades as the PSPCA’s director of humane law enforcement. But now, George is battling a terminal illness and has one lasting wish for the community. George has an agressive form of cancer...
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