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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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Greg Manteufel pets his dog Ellie
Carrie Antlfinger/AP
AP News
September 27, 2019 - 10:55 am
Greg Manteufel lost parts of his arms and legs, as well as the skin of his nose and part of his upper lip. The cause was capnocytophaga, a germ from his dog, Ellie's, mouth. Read more here.
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ACCT Philly
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John McDevitt
September 24, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia is waiving adoption fees this weekend in an effort to not only find permanent homes for dogs and cats, but to also help clear the the facility so the staff can undergo an intensive training program. 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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Johnny Lopez
August 13, 2019 - 11:23 am
If you ever thought your cat was being aloof because it didn’t know its own name when you called them then you are in for quite the shock. A new study has found that our feline friends can actually distinguish their names from other sounds, so your kitty may just be ignoring you when you call for...
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Mike Groll/AP, file
July 22, 2019 - 5:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities that already prohibit a procedure animal advocates call cruel and unnecessary. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, signed...
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The first trailer for the movie "Cats" has arrived.
Universal Pictures via CNN
July 19, 2019 - 9:16 am
By Whitney Friedlander, CNN (CNN) -- The first trailer for the movie "Cats" has arrived. Video of Cats – Official Trailer (Universal Pictures) HD While a teaser video that was released earlier this week focused on actors like Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and James Corden, who are portraying the fancy-...
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Justin Udo
July 18, 2019 - 3:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Taking precautions to beat the heat isn't just about the humans, pets also have to be protected from the extremely hot conditions. Nicole Wilson of the Pennsylvania SPCA wants to remind pet owners that they're not the only ones suffering in this week's weather. She...
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In this Friday, May 20, 2016, file photo, Dr. Richard Goldstein, chief medical officer at the Animal Medical Center, checks on one of his patients at the hospital's clinic in New York.
Mary Altaffer/AP Photo, File
June 04, 2019 - 10:36 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are both expected to take up the bill Tuesday. Declawing a cat is already illegal in much of Europe as well as in Los Angeles, San...
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A cat.
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Justin Udo
May 07, 2019 - 9:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County SPCA police officers removed more than 100 sick cats and kittens from a townhome in Doylestown. Officials say the animals have been living in terrible conditions and many are in need of immediate medical treatment. They are being transported to the...
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