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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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Animal lovers can support shelter animals by buying a valentine.
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John McDevitt
February 13, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Animal Shelters are always looking for creative ways to raise money to support programs and the animals they care for. The Pennsylvania SPCA has a fundraiser that allows donors to show their love for Valentine's Day. Those who can't adopt a cat or dog can still...
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The PSPCA rescued 17 cats and six dogs from a home in Harrowgate, adjacent to Kensington.
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Justin Udo
February 07, 2019 - 2:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly two dozen cats and dogs are free from what officials are calling unsanitary conditions in Kensington. Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) rescued 17 cats and six dogs from a home in Harrowgate, adjacent...
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Dreamstime
John McDevitt
January 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If it's too cold for you, it's too cold for your pet. With Pennsylvania and New Jersey each declaring a state of emergency due to the frigid temperatures, animal welfare organizations are reminding pet owners to protect their furry friends while outdoors. "We actually...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
January 07, 2019 - 2:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania SPCA is asking for the public's help after a pot-bellied pig was found bound and beheaded in Northeast Philadelphia. After receiving a tip from the Philadelphia Police Department, the PSPCA's Humane Law Enforcement team found the body of the pig...
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Oct 27, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers greats goalie Bernie Parent (1) and Bobby Clarke (16) on ice during ceremony before game against Arizona Coyotes at Wells Fargo Center.
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John McDevitt
September 20, 2018 - 9:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Flyers hockey legend will be hosting a drive-in movie night in Chester County Saturday in which the proceeds benefit the Pennsylvania SPCA. The movie shown will be "Miracle," the story about the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team taking on the Russian squad. There will...
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Members of the Phillies taking part in Puppapalooza at Morgan's Pier
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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
Dreamstime
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.
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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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