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Center City Restaurant Week
Courtesy of Center City Restaurant Week
Holli Stephens
January 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
It’s been a mild January so far, so let’s soak in the overcast sun while we have the chance. Plan your weekend with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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CBD products for pets
Carrie Antlfinger/AP
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 2:44 pm
Companies have unleashed hundreds of CBD pet health products accompanied by glowing customer testimonials claiming the cannabis derivative produced calmer, quieter and pain-free dogs and cats. But some of these products are all bark and no bite. Read more here.
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A kangaroo escapes the wildfire in Australia.
Brett Hemmings/Getty Images
CNN
January 07, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for months, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns. Nearly half a billion animals have been impacted by the fires in New South Wales alone, with millions potentially dead. 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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Service dog
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Carol MacKenzie
November 30, 2019 - 6:00 am
Paws and Affection, a Narberth-based nonprofit, trains service dogs to empower kids who have disabilities. Trainers spend two years teaching the dogs and getting them ready for placement, like 5-year-old Lab-poodle mix Kelly, who has been helping students at AIM Academy in Conshohocken for the past...
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A Bulldog named "Thor" poses for a photo after he wins "Best in Show" at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.
Mark Makela/Getty Images via CNN
CNN
November 29, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Thor, a bulldog owned by a Philly-area native, is Best in Show at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show. Read more here.
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A 3D image of a virus.
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Lynne Adkins
November 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Students at Delaware Valley University are taking part in a disease outbreak drill Saturday so they'll know what to do if there's a real problem in the future. Read more here.
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ACCT Philly held a weekend Trap-Neuter-Return clinic, spaying, neutering, and vaccinating close to 300 cats.
Courtesy of ACCT Philly
Charlotte Reese
October 27, 2019 - 2:32 pm
This weekend, close to 300 cats were spayed or neutered and got vaccines at ACCT Philly — all for free. Read more here.
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An injured Chimney Swift.
Courtesy of Carolina Waterfowl Rescue
Molly Daly
October 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm
Last week, 300 migrating Chimney Swifts slammed into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina. It appears the birds were caught in a perfect storm of human-made hazards, all of them avoidable.
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In this file photo, protesters with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) hold signs to ban fur in Los Angeles prior to a news conference at Los Angeles City.
Richard Vogel/AP Photo,File
AP News
October 12, 2019 - 3:37 pm
California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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