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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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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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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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