Category Archives: Animal law

Lobbyist…not a four letter word!

Guest editorial by Sarah Speed Lobbying…in a time of government gridlock, it feels like the root of all evil doesn’t it? Imagine slick haired, shiny shoed salesmen stalking the halls of the legislature preying upon good intentions and campaign promises, vying … Continue reading

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We’re Here for You!

Our goal at Humane PA is to build the most powerful political bloc imaginable, a voting bloc of Pennsylvania residents from every corner of the state who not only believe in and are committed to the humane treatment of animals, … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Pennsylvania Election, Animal law, Animal Law, Pennsylvania Law and animals, Pennsylvania Politics

Pets Are No More Than Kitchen Chairs

by Walter Brasch  Ph.D. Wanderings – Social Issues Journalism  In Johnstown, two abandoned puppies died from starvation and freezing weather in an unoccupied house. In Lancaster County, two puppies were left in a backpack in freezing weather. In Centre County, … Continue reading

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Animal bills fast-tracking through PA legislature

Amy Worden, Inquirer Staff Writer, writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission we are reposting her blog about a “raft of animal bills” moving this week. In just two short weeks since the summer recess ended, a raft … Continue reading

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More Bang for the Buck – More Bills for the Animals

Have you ever wondered how Humane PA determines what level of effort to allocate to a particular bill? How does Humane PA determine which bills to concentrate on – after all, aren’t all bills introduced that relate to the humane … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Animal Law Conference – 2013

The PA Bar Institute’s 10th Annual Animal Law Conference will be held in: Mechanicsburg – Thurs., July 25, 2013 Pittsburgh – Thurs., Aug 15, 2013 Philadelphia – Thurs., Aug. 29, 2013 The Animal Law Conference provides a wealth of information … Continue reading

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Dinniman and Philly Dawg talk animal issues on PCN

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission we are reposting her blog here about PCN dedicating a call-in show to the topic of animal welfare! Congratulations to Amy Worden and Senator Andy Dinniman!        Dinniman and … Continue reading

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Are Ag-Gag Bills Coming to Pennsylvania?

Congratulations to Humane PA Western Coordinator, Christin Bummer, for the publication of the opinion piece she co-authored in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about Ag-Gag (anti-whistleblower) bills which are cropping up across the country, including Pennsylvania (HB 683).  Thankfully, there have been … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Animal Law Conference

The PA Bar Institute’s 10th Annual Animal Law Conference will be held in: Mechanicsburg – Thurs., July 25, 2013 Pittsburgh – Thurs., Aug 15, 2013 Philadelphia – Thurs., Aug. 29, 2013 The Animal Law Conference provides a wealth of information … Continue reading

Posted in Animal cruelty, Animal law, Animal Law, Pennsylvania legislation