Pennsylvania SPCA

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Shara Dae Howard
May 19, 2019 - 7:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania SPCA says they are assisting the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, as they investigate the cause of a deadly upper respiratory infection. “It really was just a matter of time before there was a challenge,” said Nicole Wilson with the PSPCA...
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April 27, 2019 - 12:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nearly two dozen people were arrested Saturday morning after authorities raided an illegal cockfighting operation in North Philadelphia. It happened overnight at a home on the 2100 block of East Ann Street in the Port Richmond section of the city. The Pennsylvania...
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Courtesy of the Pennsylvania SPCA
Paul Kurtz
January 04, 2019 - 9:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania SPCA has charged a Delaware County woman with animal cruelty after her dog was found with two broken legs. Tina, a young adult Siberian Husky, is now on the mend at the SPCA's North Philadelphia shelter. Officials say she's been there since December...
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Kimberly Adams
September 15, 2018 - 5:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was an unusual site in the Olney section of the city Saturday morning, after the Pennsylvania SPCA says, hundreds of baby chickens were found in a vacant lot. "You can't just slap them into an empty lot and think that that's okay," Nicole Wilson, the PSPCA...
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Members of the Phillies taking part in Puppapalooza at Morgan's Pier
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
August 30, 2018 - 9:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dog lovers packed Morgan's Pier Thursday night for a fundraising event that was a big hit with baseball fans, too. Dogs, booze and baseball joined forces at this benefit hosted by Julie Klim and the Pennsylvania SPCA . "Puppapalooza is really wonderful fundraising...
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Animal Rescue
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Lynne Adkins
July 27, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two local animal welfare groups are joining forces to make sure our four legged friends have better lives. Main Line Animal Rescue in Chester County will soon be an affiliate of the Pennsylvania SPCA. Susan Chew, interim executive director of MLAR, says it's a good...
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A student reads out loud to a non-judgmental audience — cats.
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
June 21, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A summer reading program at the Pennsylvania SPCA allows children to practice their reading skills by reading out loud to a non-judgmental audience — cats. The cats get something out of it, too. The program, called Cat Tales , is for students entering second through...
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The three debarked dogs, as well as two other adult dogs and 10 puppies — some as young as 4 weeks old — were also rescued and signed over to the PSPCA's care.
Pennsylvania SPCA
John McDevitt
May 30, 2018 - 4:17 pm
QUARRYVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An animal cruelty investigation is underway after three debarked dogs were found at the home of a an unlicensed breeder in Lancaster County. Devocalizing a dog is prohibited in Pennsylvania unless the procedure is performed by a licensed veterinarian using...
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