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Wishing this was an April Fool’s Joke

We wish this blog was an April Fool’s joke, but, unfortunately, one of Pennsylvania’s strongest voices for animals – Amy Worden of the Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly Dawg Blog – is bidding farewell.  In her last blog written for the Philly Dawg, and gratefully reblogged with her permission, Amy says goodbye.  All of us at Humane PA […]

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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 creatures of Pennsylvania are losing – at an alarming rate – those who spoke eloquently […]

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One Person Can Make a Difference

Guest Blog by Mary Kennedy Withrow Two years ago, if you would have told me that in the coming years I would effectively influence policy anywhere but within my own household, I would have told you that was absurd. How could I, a volunteer at an animal shelter and gardener, ever accomplish such a thing? […]

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What Animal Shelters can do to Influence Policy

Guest blog by  Joe Geiger Legitimate animal shelters do a great job when it comes to rescuing and caring for animals. But one of the most effective ways to protect animals is through policy. It is time for people who love animals to step up and engage the political process. There are perceptions and realities that […]

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