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Lehigh Man Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges for Over 30 Birds, Three Dogs

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that a Lehigh County man has pled guilty to 12 counts of animal cruelty for neglecting over 30 birds and three huskie dogs.  He will pay a $50 fine on each count. On September 16, 2014, PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement Officers cited Jason...
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Philadelphia Man Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty for Beating Dogs with Bricks

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that a Philadelphia man was found guilty of cruelty to animals and possession of an instrument of a crime. Willie Enoch, 56, was charged with two counts of first degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for beating a neighbor’s dogs with...
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PSPCA continues investigation of N. 62nd St. dogs case

We want to thank the community for their outpouring of concern for 2 German shepherds who were reportedly unhealthy and living in questionable quarters. This afternoon 2 of our Humane Law Enforcement officers returned to the 62nd Street location in West Philadelphia for a further...
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Pennsylvania SPCA charges Philadelphia man with multiple counts of animal cruelty related to alleged dog fighting

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it has charged a Philadelphia man with multiple counts of animal cruelty stemming from an investigation of dog fighting in the Germantown section of the city. Wayne Charleston, 23, of the 400 block of East Rittenhouse Street, was charged...
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Pennsylvania SPCA charges Lancaster County woman with 72 counts of animal cruelty

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it has filed 72 summary citations for animal cruelty against Barbara Dienner of Ballstown Road, Lititz, PA for unsanitary confinement and lack of necessary veterinary care. The charges stem from the rescue of 62 dogs and puppies at Dienner’s...
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Emaciated Dog Rescued by the Pennsylvania SPCA Remains in Critical Condition

The Pennsylvania SPCA removed a severely emaciated dog from a basement in the 3400 Block of Morrell St. in Northeast Philadelphia on December 23, 2014. The dog remains in critical condition, and animal cruelty charges have been filed against Jeffery Collins. Responding to an...
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Pennsylvania SPCA Rescues Starving Cats from Tobyhanna Home

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced the rescue of nine cats from a Tobyhanna home, where they appeared to have been abandoned without access to food and water. Acting on a tip from local law enforcement, the PSPCA executed a search warrant on December 23, 2014, at a property in...
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Piazza Pet of the Week: Hope

Hope is a 4 and a half year old black lab who was brought in by our humane law enforcement officers due to cruelty/neglect. She was adopted and returned because she “plays rough”. Weighing in at 54 pounds, she’s bound to knock something over. She knows...
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Pennsylvania SPCA rescues 62 dogs from Lancaster County private residence.

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it has rescued sixty-two (62) small dogs and puppies living in unsanitary conditions and with untreated medical issues from a private residence in Lancaster County. Responding to a tip from Pennsylvania’s Office of Dog Law Enforcement,...
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Pennsylvania SPCA rescues ten dogs from breeding kennel in Lancaster County.

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it has rescued ten dogs from an unlicensed breeding kennel in Lancaster County. Responding to a tip, PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement officers executed a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at a farm in Leola and found the dogs living in unsanitary...
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