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Firefighters pulled off a daring rescue Monday afternoon in the frigid Cooper River in Camden County. The victim is lucky to be back on her feet, or should we say, paws.
Dreamstime
Ian Bush
January 21, 2019 - 8:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Firefighters pulled off a daring rescue Monday afternoon in the frigid Cooper River in Camden County. The victim is lucky to be back on her feet, or should we say, paws. "He was sitting out here on the ledge," said Alicia Jonocha, who was at the river with Dan Wager...
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The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is grieving for a Philadelphia family whose beloved dog was lost when a fire broke out in their rowhome overnight.
Dreamstime
Pat Toddy
December 30, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is grieving for a Philadelphia family whose beloved dog was lost when a fire broke out in their rowhome overnight. "To be able to come out and say believe it or not, your pet's alive, that's our goal," said Red Paw Emergency Relief...
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Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a year old.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 12, 2018 - 2:01 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A judge has ruled that a Norristown woman — the first person in Pennsylvania to be convicted under a new state law that increases penalties for cruelty to animals — will face no jail time. Montgomery County Judge Risa Ferman found 64-year-old Cecelia Johnson guilty...
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Atlas, a husky-Rottweiler mix, survived being shot early Sunday morning, but authorities are investigating who would do such a thing.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
November 26, 2018 - 4:01 pm
WORCESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Montgomery County are investigating an incident in which a dog was shot early Sunday morning on a walking trail near several homes in Worcester Township. The husky-Rottweiler mix survived, but its owners wonder who would do such a thing. Andy McIlhenny...
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Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a year old.
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 02, 2018 - 3:24 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Norristown woman is the first in Montgomery County to be convicted under a new state law that brings stiffer penalties for animal abuse or neglect. Cecelia Johnson, 64, was convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony under a state law that is just over a...
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Researchers at a Canadian University successfully removed a large cancer tumor from a dog's head and replaced the piece of removed skull with a 3-D printed plate.
Michelle Oblak
September 25, 2018 - 9:20 pm
By Spencer Parlier and Amanda Jackson (CNN) -- A 9-year-old dog has a new skull and a cancer-free life because of 3D printing. Patches, the cancer-stricken dachshund, is feeling better thanks to researchers at a Canadian university. Dr. Michelle Oblak, a veterinary surgical oncologist with the...
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A small study finds that dogs will move faster to be with their owners if the person is crying versus humming a tune
Danielle Berger/CNN
July 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
By Jacqueline Howard (CNN) -- Ever notice your dog approach you when you cry? Or see how Fido might walk up to a stranger in tears? A new study suggests that dogs not only notice when someone is upset and needs help, they also might move more quickly to assist. The research, published in the...
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This photo provided by the Cape May N.J. Police Department shows "Bean" a pug dog being photographed at the Cape May Police Dept., in Cape May, N.J.
Cape May N.J. Police Department via AP
July 17, 2018 - 11:30 am
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — A dog is home after police in a New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media. Cape May Patrolman Michael LeSage found Bean the pug in a yard on Sunday. He tells The Star-Ledger of Newark he tried to get the dog to hop into his police car, but her legs were too...
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Andrew Kramer
May 29, 2018 - 7:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A young boy is recovering after police say he was attacked by the family dog Monday afternoon. Police say it happened on Shelbourne Street in Philadelphia's Juniata Park neighborhood. The 4-year-old was rushed to St. Christopher's Hospital. "He bit most of his skin...
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