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Owner of dozens of sick cats pleads guilty to PSPCA charges in Lancaster County

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced a Lancaster County woman pled guilty Friday to 11 counts of animal cruelty based on failure to provide veterinary care and unsanitary confinement. Virginia Murphy, of Quarryville, was sentenced in the Magisterial District Court to fines in...
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Pennsylvania SPCA Begins Partnership with Pets Plus Natural Stores to Save More of the State’s Rescued and Homeless Animals

Kickoff events planned for Conshohocken and Lansdale stores Philadelphia, PA (November 21, 2014)—The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced that it is partnering with Pets Plus Natural, a family operated regional chain of pet supply stores, to help more of Pennsylvania’s homeless...
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PSPCA removes live and dead cats from home in Northumberland County

The Pennsylvania SPCA removed five dead cats and four live cats from a home in Sunbury, Pennsylvania in Northumberland County Friday. Responding to a tip, PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement officers executed a warrant to search the property Friday and discovered the bodies of deceased...
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Second Annual Bark & Whine Attracts Hundreds of Animal Advocates

The Second Annual Bark & Whine benefit attracted more than 450 guests to the Horticulture Center in Fairmount Park Thursday evening. Through silent and live auctions, our generous guests raised money for PSPCA programs including Humane Law Enforcement and the Save a Life...
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PSPCA to honor Jennifer Utley and Gerry Shreiber at annual Bark & Whine benefit Thursday

The Pennsylvania SPCA’s second annual Bark & Whine benefit takes place Thursday, November 6, from 6 – 9:30pm at the Horticulture Center in Fairmount Park.   Over 400 animal advocates will gather at the event, which features silent and live auctions in...
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Philadelphia man charged with animal cruelty for allegedly beating dogs with bricks

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it has filed charges against a Philadelphia man for cruelty to animals.  Willie Enoch, 56, was charged with 2 counts of 1st degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for allegedly beating a neighbor’s dogs with bricks in late August.   On...
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A year in the life: 14 cats and the PSPCA’s fight for justice

One year ago, on Halloween, The Pennsylvania SPCA obtained a search warrant to remove 14 cats from Grace Kelly’s former East Falls residence after Humane Law Enforcement officers spotted a deceased cat inside the foyer. George Bengal, Director of Humane Law Enforcement, reported...
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PSPCA rescues 13 dogs from suspected dog fighting operation in South Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced it rescued 13 dogs from a suspected dog fighting operation in South Philadelphia during the early hours of Tuesday. The Philadelphia Police Department called the PSPCA after receiving a tip from a concerned citizen about suspicious activity...
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Owner of emaciated dogs found guilty in absentia of PSPCA animal cruelty charges

The Pennsylvania SPCA today announced a Philadelphia man was found guilty in absentia of animal cruelty after failing to appear for trial Monday.  Brian Halbherr, 27, of the Mayfair section of the city, was fined $500 on each of two counts for failing to provide sustenance to his...
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