pet adoption

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John McDevitt
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Delaware County animal shelter has come up with a fun way to introduce the public to cats that are up for adoption, as well as a fundraiser for its life saving mission. It's called Cinco de Meow, a play on Cinco de Mayo. The event is actually on May 4 at the...
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Cat Adoption
Mike Dougherty
March 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - The Camden County Animal Shelter has a new name and a million dollar renovation. And the staff there hopes you'll come check it out. Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center in Blackwood has more space to hold available cats and dogs. Executive director Vicki Rowland says...
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Pet Adoption
Provide by Morgan Polley, ACCT Philly
John McDevitt
February 09, 2019 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a matter of life or death. Dogs at a city animal intake shelter are at risk of being put down because there is no room in the kennels. To prevent this, dog adoption fees are being waved this weekend. ACCT, or the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, has...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, Vaidas Gecevicius, who developed an app helping to match stray dogs with potential owners, poses for a picture with a dog and shows this dog's profile on the app in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Photo
February 05, 2019 - 8:11 am
By Liudas Dapkus, Associated Press VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — If the pooch melts your heart, swipe right. Animal lovers in Lithuania have created a mobile application inspired by the popular dating app Tinder to match up dogs in local shelters with new owners. Called GetPet, the app was launched...
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Courtesy of the Providence Animal Center in Media, Pa
John McDevitt
January 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Three dogs from an animal shelter in Delaware County will be featured in a very popular Animal Planet program that runs on Super Bowl Sunday. On February 3, during Super Bowl Sunday, Animal Plant will be airing Puppy Bowl XV. Nearly 100 puppies form shelters around...
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John McDevitt
December 15, 2018 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Grinch was in town Saturday posing for pictures to help raise money for an area animal refuge. In Old City, the Grinch stopped by The Bourse dressed in his Santa hat and coat, posing with children and adults like Chris Butts, of Cherry Hill. "You know I always...
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Kim Glovas
May 25, 2018 - 2:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Citizens Bank Park is going to the dogs. Well, sort of. On Friday night, as the Philadelphia Phillies take on the Toronto Blue Jays, some four-legged fans, or should I say friends, will be cheering on the home team. It's called "Save a Pet at the Park.” Gillian...
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