Pa. Animal Protection Caucus highlights legislative priorities

BY: - June 6, 2023

Members of the caucus have introduced legislation in both chambers aimed at furthering animal protection measures, including HB 508, which would ban cat declawing for nonmedical reasons, and a package of Senate bills known as Beagle Freedom Bills, which would increase oversight of kennels, breeders, and testing facilities.

U.S. Dina Titus, D-Nev., meeting with the White Coat Waste Project and Beesly, a beagle rescued from an animal testing lab by one of WCWs advisory board members in April, 2022. (Photo via The Nevada Current).

Animals should be treated with care, not cruelty | Opinion

BY: - January 18, 2023

The NIH should follow VA example and end cruel experiments on dogs.

Pet Search recently held a low-cost rabies clinic at Canonsburg Fire Department. They hold four each year: April and August in Washington, and February and October in Canonsburg, Pa. (Herald-Standard photo).

Pet Search: Seeking foster families, volunteers in SWPA | Helping the Helpers

BY: - November 30, 2022

By Jon Andreassi WASHINGTON, Pa. — Since 1986, Pet Search has been building a network of foster families for dogs and cats in need of homes. Sherry Knight, co-founder of the Washington-based nonprofit, said the organization is an all-volunteer, no-kill animal rescue. They currently have 45 foster families in Washington, Greene, Westmoreland, Allegheny, Beaver, and […]

Keeping the Faith Animal Shelter Board President Sara Gmutza-Balling stands outside the future site of Keeping the Faith Animal Shelter on Connellsville Road in Lemont Furnace.

Keeping the Faith Animal Shelter planned as community resource | Helping the Helpers

BY: - November 27, 2022

'My sister, Erin, and I have always wanted to do this. I mean, (for) decades,' Sara Gmutza-Balling said.

The New Jersey Fish and Game Council unanimously approved reinstating the controversial bear hunt after human-bear interactions spiked. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Despite warnings from activists, New Jersey’s bear hunt likely is returning

BY: - November 16, 2022

'They have a right to live, and we do not have a right to take that life,' bear defender Brian Craine said.