animal cruelty

How to Report Animal Cruelty Cases in Allegheny County and Beyond

Jan 25 2013

With the recent drop in temperatures, Animal Friends’ Humane Investigators have been receiving lots of calls about animals being left outdoors in the inclement weather.  With temperatures as cold as we have had recently, it is important that animal companions …

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Angel’s Law: House Bill 2663 Makes Animal Cruelty Charges More Severe

Jan 04 2013

Pennsylvania state Rep. Dom Costa is sponsoring a new bill that would carry heavy consequences for people who commit animal cruelty. Currently, animal cruelty offenses are low-level offenses, similar to a traffic ticket. Angel’s Law, House Bill 2663, would make …

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