Author: Rebecca Braglio

Walnut Street Theater Seeks Dog in Upcoming Production of Oliver!

SEEKING: A dog from one of the following breeds: English or American Staffordshire Terrier; English or American Bulldog; American Pit Bull terrier (or a mix of any listed breed).  Coat must be white or mostly white, dog may be male or female, one year or older. To be featured in the Walnut Street Theatre’s upcoming production of Oliver! The dog should be calm, take commands well, and be comfortable both on and off a leash. Will have limited stage time, but must be comfortable on stage and must be available for all performances (8 shows a week from November 10 – January 10) and some rehearsals (mid October through early November).  Full performance schedule is available at http://www.walnutstreettheatre.org/season/schedule.php?event=37 Auditions will be held at the Walnut Street Theatre on Wednesday, September 15 between 12 and 2pm. Please email WSTOliverCasting@gmail.com with the subject heading “Dog Auditions” to schedule an audition. Please include a photo of the dog as well as your name, phone number and address in the e-mail. No phone calls,...

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Michael Vick – Are the Eagles finally walking the walk?

Straight from the Philadelphia Inquirer Press: Eagles’ animal-welfare blitz package By Amy Worden Inquirer Staff Writer Sep 08, 2009 A month after the controversial signing of convicted dogfighter Michael Vick, the Eagles yesterday circulated a draft plan to animal-rights groups that calls for an immediate, widespread campaign to combat animal abuse in Philadelphia. According to the proposal, obtained by The Inquirer, the team plans a range of new animal-welfare activities, including deployment of Eagles players and cheerleaders to schools and community events and a mobile animal-care van to at-risk areas. The van could be called the Pet Mobile. The team also plans to print trading cards that feature Eagles players and their pets. Grants and public-service announcements would promote the adoption of homeless animals, encourage citizens to report animal abuse, and assist fund-raising to expand spaying and neutering services. The Eagles were widely criticized by animal-welfare advocates – several of them angry Eagles fans who turned in season tickets and tossed their team jerseys – following news of the Vick signing. Team president Joe Banner pledged at the time to invest resources in animal-welfare efforts. He has held two meetings with area shelters and rescue organizations to find ways the Eagles could help combat dogfighting and prevent animal abuse. Eagles spokeswoman Pamela Browner-Crawley declined to comment. According to the document, the team will begin implementation of its plan with...

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December 2017

December 2, 201711:00 am - 6:00 pm
4324 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127-1421, United States General Fundraiser

Please join us for our 6th Annual Santa Paws in Manayunk!

We will have raffles and more from our Manayunk and surrounding businesses!

Photos will be by Eric S. Bauer Photography (EBSPhotographic)

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Please join us for our 6th Annual Santa Paws in Manayunk!

We will have raffles and more from our Manayunk and surrounding businesses!

Photos will be by Eric S. Bauer Photography (EBSPhotographic)

Please bring pet friendly donations to get more raffles!
December 2, 20171:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
117 S 17th St
General Fundraiser

Mark your calendars for our 9th annual Santa Paws event! Santa will be set up in our cozy living room next to the fireplace to take professional holiday photos with your pups. Holiday cookies for both people and pets as well as hot chocolate will be provided.

Photos are free but donations to local shelter

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December 6, 20176:30 pm - 9:30 pm
O’Neals Pub
611 S 3rd St
General Fundraiser / Yappy Hour

Food & Drink Specials, Raffles, and More!
FRIENDLY DOGS WELCOME
O'Neals Pub 611 S 3rd St. (3rd & South) Second Floor

Visit From Santa Paws!
Photo with your pup & Mr. Paws

Fundraiser for Repairs at Mario Lanza Dog Park&...

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