Guide Dog Saves Blind Woman From Both Intruders And Gas Leak In One Night
Not only did this guide dog scare away home invaders, but she also called emergency services when she smelled a gas leak set off by the intruders.
Dog passes out with joy during happy reunion with owner
Video: A Miniature Schnauzer in Pennsylvania was reunited with her owner after they were apart for two years; the dog was so excited to see her human that she fainted.
Lab mix brightens the day for homeless shelter residents
Pittsburgh’s Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter provides a haven for the homeless, and four-legged Ann from the WPHS helps provide comfort to those who have fallen on hard times.
Loyal Lab guards owner’s body in woods for more than 24 hours
Claudine Murphy, 61, went for a walk with her Labrador Retriever in Pennsylvania; authorities suspect she succumbed to hypothermia and died, but the dog never left her side.
Best and worst states for animal protection laws in 2013
Once again, the Bluegrass State ranks as the worst state in America for animal-protection legislation, while the Land of Lincoln retains its status as the best for 2013.
Seeing-eye pup and blind brother are flourishing at new home
Update: Jermaine and his blind BFF Jeffrey were the subject of a photo that quickly went viral; find out how the Pit Bull-Lab mixes are adapting to their new forever home.
Adorable dog siblings find forever home
UPDATE: Two homeless sibling dogs who were featured in a cute photo that went viral, have been adopted by a couple from Springfield, Delaware County in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia rescue hopes family adopts blind dog and his loving brother
The two dogs were picked up as strays and are getting plenty of attention on the Internet, but “just because you’ve seen them, doesn’t mean they’ve been adopted.”
Pennsylvania bans gas chambers at animal shelters
Pennsylvania passed Daniel’s Law — also known as House Bill 2630; it is named after a Beagle who survived gas chamber euthanasia in an Alabama shelter.
Philadelphia town considering dog ban
The business district in Beaver Falls, Pa., is trying to rejuvenate the area, and a part of their plan is to ban dogs. According to a KDKA 2 story posted yesterday, the city council could take action on such a plan later this year; the proposal is currently being researched. The main problems appear to […]
Lack of enforcement seen in Pennsylvania anti-puppy mill laws
It looked like Pennsylvania, once considered the puppy mill capital of the east, made progress when then-Gov. Ed Rendell signed into law some of the most progressive anti-puppy mill legislation in the country. Animal welfare groups across the nation praised the Pennsylvania laws, which went into effect in October 2009. In 2011, The Humane Society […]