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...)

City Of Philadelphia Announces Snow Emergency

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that a snow emergency will be declared for the City of Philadelphia beginning at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. For citizens, a snow emergency means all parked cars must be moved off snow emergency routes for plowing.  When relocating your car, park as far from the corner of the (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...)

Philadelphia Teacher Sees Improvement Thanks to Classroom Pet

For many students, school work can be stressful.  And as students struggle, good teachers look for ways to help their students improve.  For Ms. Linda Graham and her 4th grade class of boys at Global Leadership Academy in West Philadelphia, PA, improvement came through Carl, the Bearded Dragon. “Since Carl came (more...)

Compelling Story of Pet Literature

Author Jude Kingsley’s heartwarming tale is of her hero, a Yellow Labrador Retriever named King Goliath Booker, a canine person with uncanny wit, love for life and endurance who inspires optimism and faith Author Jude Kingsley unveils a heartwarming tale filled with lessons and amusing adventures from an adorable (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...)

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...)

Hurricane Sandy: Taking Care of Pets During a Disaster

FDA published some advises how to take care of your pet during an emergency, like Hurricane Sandy: " If you have to leave your home, take your pet with you if at all possible. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) pointed out in a brochure it issued (more...)

Beer For Dogs

Have you ever fed your puppy with beer? If not, then you have a chance to do it like a New Year gift for your favorite. World Records Academy reported about a non-alcoholic beer for dogs. The American company Bowser Beer has developed the brew " combines a mixture (more...)