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Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown.
Jasmine Bailey/Springfield, Missouri Department of Public Information via AP
AP News
October 10, 2019 - 11:49 am
Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown.
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ACCT Philly
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
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
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
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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A cat with a spotted lanterfly.
Molly Daly/KYW Newsradio
Molly Daly
September 17, 2019 - 6:57 pm
Pet owners are expressing both pride and concern as their dogs and cats make sport and mincemeat of the spotted lanternflies blanketing the city and suburbs.
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Pennsylvania SPCA rescues 17 dogs
Pennsylvania SPCA
Rachel Kurland
September 13, 2019 - 11:51 am
The Pennsylvania SPCA Humane Law Enforcement team rescued 17 dogs — including a young puppy — two bearded dragons, and a snake from a Strawberry Mansion residence that had unsanitary conditions. Read more here.
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Rescue puppy
PSPCA
AP News
September 06, 2019 - 10:45 am
Animal welfare authorities say 55 dogs and puppies were rescued from a Pennsylvania home after they received a call about unsanitary conditions. 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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Clark Park
Ben Tran/courtesy of University City District
Holli Stephens
August 22, 2019 - 11:28 am
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Read more here for everything to do Aug. 23 to 25.
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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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