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19 Dogs Rescued from Lancaster Woman’s Home; Owner Previously Pled Guilty to 62 Counts of Animal Cruelty

19 Dogs Rescued from Lancaster Woman’s Home; Owner Previously Pled Guilty to 62 Counts of Animal Cruelty MARCH 27, 2015 – The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it rescued 19 dogs from a farm in Lititz, Lancaster County for numerous violations including unsanitary confinement....
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“To protect animals.” – Update from Jerry Buckley, CEO

“To protect animals.” This responsibility, embodied in the first three words of our Mission statement, is something we never take lightly, but in the past two weeks, it has hit quite close to home. On March 12, we made the difficult decision to temporarily close both...
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PSPCA Officers Investigate Potential Animal Cruelty in Monroe County; One Deceased Cat Removed from Home

PHILADELPHIA, PA. MARCH 25, 2015 – The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it removed one deceased cat from an abandoned property on the 300 block of McKinley Drive in Effort, Monroe County. Responding to a tip received Monday, PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement officers executed a...
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Meet This Week’s Piazza Pet of the Week – Bear!

This week’s Piazza Pet of the Week – featured on the Chris Stigall Show on Talk Radio 1210am- is Bear, a dog living with a loving foster family until it can find its forever home. Bear is a small, 7 year-old black lab mix available for adoption! His enthusiasm and...
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Meet This Week’s Piazza Pet of the Week – Apache!

Stunning Apache is a 5 year old rough collie, sheepdog mix who came to us through Humane Law Enforcement. He is super-fluffy and built for the snowy weather that we have seen these last few weeks. At first Apache can be a little nervous around new people, but he has quickly made...
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Pennsylvania SPCA charges Philadelphia man with multiple counts of animal cruelty; 9 Chihuahua type dogs rescued

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it has charged a Philadelphia man with nine counts of animal cruelty stemming from an investigation of dogs living in filthy conditions in a rowhome in the Roxborough section of the city. Ian Spedding, of the 400 block of Ripka Street, is...
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Meet our Piazza Pet of the Week, Bonnie! Bonnie visited the Chris Stigall​ show and had a blast! She is a beautiful brown and white beagle mix who came to us from a shelter in Richmond, Virginia. At just over a year old, she still has puppy energy and loves to run and play with...
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Lancaster Woman Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty for 62 Dogs

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that a Lancaster County woman pled guilty to 62 counts of summary animal cruelty. She will pay a $50 fine on each count and is prohibited from animal ownership for 90 days for each count.  Barbara Dienner of Ballstown Road, Lititz, PA was...
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Meet Lovely, our Piazza Pet of the Week!

Meet Lovely, our Piazza Pet of the Week! Lovely is an adult pittie mix who lives up to her name. She may be built like a tank, but she acts more like a love bug. Lovely came in to the PSPCA through our Humane Law Enforcement efforts back in August and has had a tough time. She...
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Philadelphia Man Sentenced up to 18 months in Jail for Animal Cruelty

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that a Philadelphia man found guilty of cruelty to animals and possession of an instrument of a crime was sentenced to up to 18 months in jail. Willie Enoch, 56, was charged with two counts of first degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for...
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