Let’s Move Victoria’s Law!

SB 44 – Victorias Law –  has strong bipartisan support in the Pennsylvania legislature. While Victoria, the sweet German Shepherd subjected to 10 years of puppy mill breeding and finally ...

Fines Should Be Dedicated to Dogs – Not Judicial Computers

By Amy Worden Every day, Pennsylvania dog wardens head into courtrooms across the state to enforce the Commonwealth’s Dog Law. They appear before magisterial district judges to argue cases involving ...

Heroic Pigeons

By Elissa Katz, President, Humane PA PAC During World War I, a pigeon named Cher Ami flew for the US Army Signal Corp in France, and served on the front lines ...


Triumphs, Tribulations and Tethering

With the onset of The Polar Vortex and plummeting temperatures, social media ...

An Open Letter to PA’s Animal Lovers About the Election

Congratulations Pennsylvania animal lovers! Your vote and your efforts made a real ...

Youth and Animals Have a Political Voice in PA

Guest Blog by Kira Golub I am seventeen years old and have ...

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The Battle to end PA Puppy Mills – Marking the 10 Year Anniversary of Act 119.

Guest Blog by Amy Worden In July 2008, two Berks County kennel owners were ordered by state dog wardens to treat their infested dogs for fleas. Instead the breeders took their shotguns and opened fire on their dogs as they cowered in their rabbit hutches. In the end, the bodies of more than 80 small […]

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We Can– and Must – Elect a More Humane PA

The midterm election is important for so many varied reasons, but for all of us at Humane PA, and for all of you who care about the humane treatment of animals, the midterm election is our opportunity to change the political landscape for animals in our state.  It is our opportunity to elect into office […]

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Presenting Humane PA’s 2018 General Election Endorsements!

Humane PA is pleased to present its recommendations for Pennsylvania state offices in the upcoming general election on Tuesday, November 6th: Humane PA 2018 Endorsements In a  statewide poll, 86 percent of Pennsylvania voters polled support their legislators’ efforts to ensure the humane treatment of animals. Our aim is to make sure that Pennsylvania voters who […]

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As Summer Winds Down, We Wind Up!

Summer will soon be coming to an end:  return – to – school sales are in full swing, and final pool, beach and vacation times are upon us. The days are becoming shorter as Labor Day and fall approach.  And, the Pennsylvania legislature will resume session in mid-September. The lazy days of summer will soon […]

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