To Make Philadelphia a No-Kill City

CCT Philly, PAWS & Pennsylvania SPCA create Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition, invite organizations to join effort to attain 100% safe placement of healthy and treatable pets in city of Brotherly Love
 In a united effort to make Philadelphia the state’s first no-kill
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Be aware: Don’t risk your dog’s life in the summer heat

For people who love dogs and the outdoors, nothing is more fun than going out to run, walk or play with their beloved and eager pets. But this summer’s heat already has proved deadly for dogs – and we’re not just talking about the tragic stories of pets locked in hot (more...)

Don’t Let the Fourth Of July Be a Dangerous Day For Pets

The July 4 holiday can be thrilling for humans, but it’s actually a dangerous time for pets -- and one of the busiest days of the year in animal emergency hospitals, according to doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners. Exploding firecrackers can be just as hazardous for pets as for humans, but that’s (more...)

Cold Weather Tips for Local Pet Owners

Heidi Ganahl CEO of Camp Bow Wow, 1) Never let your dog off the leash in snow or ice. Although it may seem like a fun option to let your pup frolic in the snow, it can prove to be extremely dangerous. Dogs tend to lose their sense of (more...)

Are You A Great One?

Petco’s National Adoption Weekend taking place August 10-11 focuses on great pet parents everywhere Every day, in every way, pet parents are there for their pet. A great pet parent shares a unique bond with their pet and goes out of their way to care for their physical, mental, (more...)

Petco Provides Tips to Keep Pets Safe During the Summer Months

Summer brings fun and sun, but pet parents should be aware that under those blue skies and barbecues, there are a number of situations that can be dangerous for pets. Although certain circumstances may seem harmless, the summer season can be deadly if pet parents aren’t careful. To help pet (more...)

6 Tips For Pet Parents to Get Rid of The Ick This Spring

“Ick” Problem #1: Guests Don’t Want a Fur Coat Solution: According to a survey by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) 32 percent of pet parents said shedding is one of the major drawbacks to owning a dog and this is especially true for guests when they come (more...)

Detector Dogs Sniff Out Smuggled Wildlife

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has a message for would-be traffickers in illegal wildlife: there’s a new dog in town, and if you try to bring illegal wildlife parts into the United States, there’s a good chance he’s going to sniff you out. And there (more...)

Invisible Fence of Delaware Valley Celebrates Milestone

The hometown company Invisible Fence of Delaware Valley in Doylestown, PA has been keeping the pets in Bucks and Montgomery Counties safe at home since 1992. Invisible Fence owner Tony Trasatti says, “Our business is extremely rewarding and fun since we get to play with dogs and cats (more...)

National Dog Show Returns To Philadelphia As Thanksgiving Day

"The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®" and hosted by Kennel Club of Philadelphia (KCP)"  will return to Philadelphia for the fourth consecutive year this fall, continuing a tradition that started in 1879. The shows will take place Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17 and 18, at the (more...)

Calling All Dogs For Fido’s Festival USA

That’s right: ALL DOGS — not just full breeds (Most of us couldn’t pass those requirements either) Restrictions — None! No breeding papers required. You can’t help who your parents are. All are welcome at Fido’s Festival USA® an all-inclusive dog festival. Come on (more...)

Undercover Animal Cops Came To Philly’s Streets

The Pennsylvania Society for Prevention and Cruelty to Animals’ humane society officers fight every day to keep furry, feathery and scaly friends out of harm’s way. The nonprofit’s undercover animal cops came to the streets of  Philadelphia eight months ago to investigate dog fighting, which has (more...)

PAWS Mutt Strut: Caring For Philly Dogs Event

This Saturday is the date of the 5th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut in Philly dedicated to dogs and people who love them! They will walk the 1.5-mile route in FDR Park to raise funds and awareness for PAWS' efforts to save Philadelphia's homeless, abandoned, and unwanted animals. If you are looking for (more...)