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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 rescued by Finding Shelter Animal Rescue and for whom the bill is named, passed away, her presence is felt throughout the halls of our state […]

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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 the many dogs who are kept in unsafe and inhumane kennels and to ensure kennel operators who are found guilty are punished. While the fines […]

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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 for many months. She is credited with single-handedly saving the lives of over 200 American soldiers by flying 25 miles and through a sky of […]

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Triumphs, Tribulations and Tethering

With the onset of The Polar Vortex and plummeting temperatures, social media blew up with stories of pets left outdoors. It was heartbreaking. Here in Pennsylvania – many discussions of the applicability of Libre’s Law broke out. Three posts specifically caught our eye as particularly compelling and thoughtful and we want to share them with […]

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