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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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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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Hey NRA – Keep Your Paws Off Animal Laws!

The NRA is front and center in the news these days.  Since Humane PA PAC is a single issue organization – an organization founded on and guided by the commitment to secure the humane treatment of animals and eliminate animal cruelty through electing humane candidates and public policy – we are not commenting on gun issues or […]

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What Was the Missing Piece in Animal Protection?

By Elissa Katz, President, Humane PA PAC Animal protection is like a jigsaw puzzle: every piece is essential and must fit together to be complete – and to get the job done.   Rescue, foster, shelter, protests, humane education, advocacy, petitions; the animals are counting on each piece to do its’ part. Yet, all of those pieces, […]

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