Author Archives: Humane PA

Walk the Talk for Animals

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. (Part three of a four part series) In two previous articles, I wrote about the value of becoming a candidate for local office as a means of gaining an official platform and position from which to … Continue reading

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Frigid Temps Mean Added Suffering for Outdoor Dogs

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission, we are reposting her excellent blog Frigid Temps Mean Added Suffering for Outdoor Dogs.   When I woke up this morning the temperature on my iPhone read 3 … Continue reading

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Dollars and Dogs: Film Explores Role of Money and Politics in Puppy Mills

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission, we are reposting her excellent blog Dollars and Dogs: Film Explores Role of Money and Politics in puppy mills   In a new documentary, set to be released … Continue reading

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PA Animal Community Mourns Voices Lost

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission, we are reposting her excellent blog PA Animal Community Mourns Voices Lost. Animal Welfare Advocates Speak for the Voiceless It seems lately the many thousands of voiceless … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Considered Running for Office?

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. On January 15th I wrote about the value of a local municipal office as a public platform from which to advocate. I also noted that many municipal offices go uncontested and therefore offer unique … Continue reading

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Be Part of the Solution!

Guest blog by Senator Roy Afflerbach, Ret. Odd-numbered years offer a unique opportunity to Pennsylvania animal advocates who wish to obtain an official platform from which to advocate. Odd numbered years mean municipal elections. Counties cities, boroughs, and townships will … Continue reading

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New Chief Justice has Soft Spot for Animals

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission, we are reposting her excellent article New chief justice has soft spot for animals. Supreme Court Justice Thomas G. Saylor takes the oath of office later … Continue reading

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Top 5 2015 Resolutions to Give Animals a Political Voice in PA

As 2015 begins, Humane PA PAC is publishing its top 5 New Year’s Resolutions and we hope that you will find them easy to adopt also and incorporate them among your own resolutions.  Together, we hope to make a meaningful difference for … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 2014

What a year 2014 has been for increasing the visibility and clout of the political voice for animals in Pennsylvania! It’s been a year of growth, record-breaking engagement, elections, victories, and a heartbreaking defeat. Here’s a snapshot review of accomplishments and setbacks in … Continue reading

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State, local SPCAs battle scourge of unlicensed kennels

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission, we are reposting her excellent coverage of the state of unlicensed kennels in Pennsylvania. For the third time in a week dogs in extreme situations have … Continue reading

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