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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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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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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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