A New Direction . . .

With five years under our belt, it’s time for ThePhillyDog to move into a new direction – one that is community driven and collaboration focused.


Dog Shot in Roxborough Park

This past week a dog was shot in Roxborough while playing a game of fetch.


Nextdoor Network – Top Philly Pet Names

Wondering what the top pet names in Philly are? Nextdoor Network reveals top 10. Did your dog’s name make the list?


Radisson Blu Warwick Becomes Pet Friendly!

The Raddison Blu Warwick hotel in Philadelphia becomes pet friendly! Reserve the Pets Loving Pets package and $10 is donated to City of Elderly Love.


Councilman Kenyatta Johnson: Bring Your Dog Inside


Philly Councilman Kenyatta Johnson needs your support – Bill No. 140080 is a great step towards ensuring the safety of Philly pets by prohibiting owners from keeping them tied up outside in harsh weather.
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Pet Sitter Jobs in Philadelphia – Queenie’s Pets


Queenie’s Pets is hiring for Full Time and Part Time (nights & weekends) pet sitters in the Philadelphia area.
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Dogswell Treat Recall


Dogswell Happy Hips Chicken Breast and Duck Breast Jerky treats have been recalled due to containing trace amounts of an antibiotic residue that has not been approved for use in the United States.
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The Pennsylvania SPCA

Canine Good Citizen Prep Class to Begin July 18th


Think your dog has what it takes to earn the coveted title of Canine Good Citizen? Put him to the test at the end of this month, when the Pennsylvania SPCA will kick off a CGC prep class for promising pups. Led by certified pet trainer and PSPCA volunteer Beth Strecker, the class will give … Continue Reading
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ACCT Takes in 900 Animals in One Week


900 animals were surrendered to Philly ACCT this week and with only 12 cages free for new intakes, the situation is dire.
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PSPCA Humane Law Enforcement

Cruelty Case Underscores Need for New Legislation


On Saturday, June 22, Pennsylvania SPCA Humane Law Enforcement officers responded to complaints about strong animal odors emanating from a house on the 2800 Block of Walnut Hill Street and found 17 terrified animals – 14 small dogs and three cats – living in deplorable conditions. SPCA officials report that the dogs and cats were … Continue Reading
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