SPCA

Dog licks Christmas ornament
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John McDevitt
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
A program where you can open your home and heart to shelter dogs or cats for the holidays makes a return. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania state police.
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Dan Wing
June 20, 2019 - 9:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An investigation is underway into possible child abuse and animal abuse at a Chester County home, where dozens of animals were found tortured or dead earlier this week. Pennsylvania State Police responded to the home on Street Road in Upper Oxford Township a little...
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A pit bull mix
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May 27, 2019 - 11:33 am
By Chase Senior HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WNEP) — A pit bull mix is in stable condition and improving after being found chained to a tree late last week. "They just left her here, which is horrible," Virginia Thompson of Hanover Township said. On Wednesday night, Virginia Thompson and her friends were...
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John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
April 16, 2019 - 8:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The working cat program is a life saving adoption option for cats that are having a hard time finding a home. The Pennsylvania SPCA helps find alternative homes for the cats, on farms and warehouses, with hopes that they will take care of rodent problems for their...
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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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John McDevitt
May 04, 2018 - 9:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An advocate for animals, George Bengal's mission in life was to end animal cruelty. Bengal spent 20 years working to end animal neglect, during which he was the Pennsylvania SPCA's director of humane law enforcement. He died in June 2016 from cancer. "George's dying...
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