animal welfare

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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Animal Friends Hosts Temple Grandin, September 6, 2012 (NEW DATE!)

Aug 15 2012

On Thursday, September 6 at 7:30 pm, Animal Friends will host an evening with Temple Grandin.Dr. Temple Grandin goes by many titles: doctor, professor, educator, researcher, author. But perhaps her most important title is animal advocate. On September 6, Animal …

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Animal Friends Investigating Possible Dog Poisonings in McKeesport Area

Jun 20 2012

Animal Friends’ Humane Officers are investigating the possible poisonings of dogs in the McKeesport area. As of June 20, 2012, five dogs are showing signs of potential poisoning and are in critical condition. One dog has passed away. Officers are …

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Eliminate Your Pet’s Allergies with a Healthy Diet

May 09 2012

By Toni Shelaske, Healthy Pet Products Many people suffer from allergies, but few realize that our pets can have allergies too. We at Healthy Pet Products get questions about pets’ allergies almost every day. Most allergies stem from either food …

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Take action for animals!

Apr 16 2012

Exciting news!  McDonald Borough state representative Jesse White (D) is sponsoring legislation which will provide a tax credit of up to $300 for anyone who adopts a dog or cat from a shelter.  White is planning to offer this credit …

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