Category

News

Five Dogs, Two Snakes, Alive and Dead Rescued from West Philadelphia Home; Suspected Dog Fighting

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it rescued four live dogs, one deceased dog and two snakes from a home in the Germantown section of Philadelphia for suspected abandonment. Responding to a tip from its Animal Cruelty Hotline, PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement officers executed a...
Read More →

Northampton County Man Sentenced for Fatally Shooting Sled Dog

Roscoe, left, a retired sled dog, was fatally shot in 2012. Northampton County Man Sentenced for Fatally Shooting Sled Dog The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that a Lower Saucon Township man who pleaded guilty of cruelty to animals was sentenced to pay $300 in fines and...
Read More →

33 Animals Rescued from Northumberland County Home; Four Deceased Animals Discovered

33 Animals Rescued from Northumberland County Home; Four Deceased Animals Discovered The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it rescued 33 living animals and four deceased animals from a property in Dalmatia in Northumberland County. Responding to a tip, PSPCA Humane Law...
Read More →

Berks County Horse Owner Found Guilty on Animal Cruelty Charges

Nellie was removed from a residence in Douglassville. Left: Nellie in February. Right: Nellie in May in her new home.  Berks County Horse Owner Found Guilty on Animal Cruelty Charges The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that a Berks County woman was found guilty of six counts of...
Read More →

Death of Lower Saucon Cats Due to Disease, Not Poisoning

Death of Lower Saucon Cats Due to Disease, Not Poisoning Test Results Show Cats from Outdoor Colony Died of Panleukopenia; Preventable by Vaccination The Pennsylvania SPCA announced today that the cause of death of several feral cats in Lower Saucon is Panleukopenia, a feline...
Read More →

Help Our Rescued Animals with Bissell Partners For Pets

Attention Pet Owners:  Looking for a superior product to keep your home clean and pet hair free while helping shelter animals?  Check out BISSELL’s quality line of products eligible for their Partners for Pets Program at http://www.bissell.com/partnersforpets/products/. When you...
Read More →

Meet Waffles, our Piazza Pet of the Week!

Meet Waffles our Piazza Pet of the Week, featured on the Chris Stigall​ Show on WPHT AM radio.  Waffles is a 2 month-old kitten who is very active and enjoys jumping around and exploring new spaces. However, he is a snuggle bug and enjoys burrowing his head in laps and getting...
Read More →

A Warning For Cat-Owners: High-rise Syndrome can be Deadly

A Warning For Cat-Owners: High-rise Syndrome can be Deadly Lilac the Kitten Rescued after Falling from the 12th Story of an Apartment Building PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement officers received a report of a “cat thrown from window” from the 12th story of an apartment...
Read More →

Meet Peanut, our Piazza Pet of the Week!

Meet Peanut, our Piazza Pet of the Week as featured this morning on the Chris Stigall​ Show on WPHT 1210AM! Peanut was rescued along with 22 other Chihuahua-mix dogs from a suspected abandoned property where he was living in filth. Now he is all cleaned up and ready for his...
Read More →

Special Pet Sunday: Meet Roxy!

Meet Roxy, a loving 3 year-old American Bulldog mix. Roxy was rescued by our Humane Law Enforcement officers from terrible conditions with almost no human interaction. With some TLC from our staff and volunteers, she has transformed into the sweetest dog a person could ask for!...
Read More →