Archive | March, 2014

Vote for your Favorite Gubernatorial Animal Policy

We want to thank the four Democratic contenders in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial race who issued  strong position statements on animal policies! We are asking Pennsylvanians to rate the statements in order to gauge  which position statement our members think is the strongest. The candidates who have posted position statements on animals so far are: Tom Wolf , Rob McCord,  Katie McGinty […]

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Who’s That Knocking at my Door?

Blog by Humane PA President, Elissa Katz Spring is here! The days are longer, bulbs are popping, birds are singing and candidates for political office are out and about in our neighborhoods, knocking on our doors, seeking our votes. What a great opportunity to make sure that issues relating to the humane treatment of animals are put […]

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“Rocco’s Law” leads animal bills as PA legislature returns

Amy Worden writes the Philly Dawg blog for The Philadelphia Inquirer. With her permission we are reposting her blog about the status of anti-cruelty bills as the legislature returns. Lawmakers will consider a flurry of animal-related bills as they return to the Capitol  after the five-week long break for budget hearings. Topping the list is […]

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Justice Finally Comes to Animal Victims – “Costs of Care” is Law

Guest blog by Penny Conly Ellison All you needed to do was visit the shelter and walk the rows of kennels and cages and take a glance at the paperwork on each one.  Each kennel card provides some information about the animal, his or her name and the “intake date.”  As I walked the rows in […]

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