animal shelter

Foster dog
Courtesy of PSPCA
John McDevitt
March 25, 2020 - 3:38 pm
The PSPCA is ramping up its foster care efforts while area residents are stuck at home during the coronavirus stay-at-home order. Read more here.
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Dog licks Christmas ornament
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John McDevitt
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
A program where you can open your home and heart to shelter dogs or cats for the holidays makes a return. Read more here.
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Shiba inu puppy
PSPCA
KYW Staff
November 07, 2019 - 11:22 am
Pennsylvania SPCA officials say they have found the shiba inu puppy that was stolen from the shelter about two weeks ago. Read more here.
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Stolen shiba inu puppy
Pennsylvania SPCA
Rachel Kurland
November 01, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Philadelphia police have made an arrest in connection to the theft of a shiba inu puppy from a PSPCA shelter. Read more here.
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ACCT Philly
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John McDevitt
October 02, 2019 - 4:20 pm
ACCT Philly, has new operational protocols in place thanks to several national shelter medicine experts, who are training staff how to improve the care of their animals. Read more here.
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Displaced dog flees Hurricane Dorian-affected areas
Courtesy of Brandywine Valley SPCA
Molly Daly
September 03, 2019 - 5:16 pm
The Brandywine Valley SPCA is taking in roughly 350 homeless dogs and cats from the Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Dorian. The first wave of pets arrived Tuesday at the New Castle Airport via a Wings of Rescue plane.
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A few dozen demonstrators gathered in front of City Hall Wednesday to protest the conditions and lack of staff and funding at ACCT.
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Justin Udo
August 21, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last few months, the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia has faced a deadly outbreak, the resignation of its executive director and a number of other issues, and people involved with the organization are taking to the streets, calling for officials...
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Pat Loeb
August 06, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's troubled animal shelter suffered another setback Tuesday as its executive director resigned less than a year after taking the job. It's been a brief but tumultuous tenure for Susan Russell, chosen to lead the Animal Care and Control Team, or ACCT, last...
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Following an outbreak of a deadly canine upper respiratory virus, Philadelphia's only open intake animal shelter is fully operational again after being closed for three weeks.
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John McDevitt
June 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Following an outbreak of a deadly canine upper respiratory virus, Philadelphia's only open intake animal shelter is fully operational again. Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, or ACCT Philly, had been closed for three weeks, but adoptions are back on. New...
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Dog Food
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John McDevitt
January 26, 2019 - 11:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal workers are looking forward to a paycheck now that the 35-day government shutdown has ended. Despite that, Providence Animal Center in Media will be offering free pet food to government employees as long as there is a need. "People have been without paychecks...
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