New PA Bills Could End Puppy Mill Abuse (CBS 3 Video)

September 22, 2008

Watch the video of a story that CBS 3 in Philadelphia did on the bills and the opposition that they are now facing.

Doggedly determined

September 21, 2008

800 gather to fight puppy mills; their cause grows

By JON RUTTER
Lancaster Online

In her arms Saturday at Intercourse Community Park, humane police Officer Danielle Ball cradled Tiny, a small white dog whose hind feet had been gnawed off.

The injury was inflicted by the pup’s own over-stressed breeding stock mother. It was a graphic example of the evils of puppy mills.

But such abuses, once largely ignored, are now provoking big-time outcries.
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Pa. House sends kennel mandate to Senate

September 18, 2008

There, the majority leader’s spokesman said a vote was likely before the end of the session.

By Mark Scolforo
Associated Press

HARRISBURG – A bill designed to dramatically improve conditions for dogs kept in Pennsylvania’s larger commercial kennels passed the state House yesterday and went to the Senate.
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Gov. Rendell Speaks at Capitol Dog Rally

September 17, 2008

Governor Rendell spoke to supporters of stronger laws against dog abuse during a rally at the State Capitol in Harrisburg earlier this week. He spoke about how important it is for all of us to make sure our senators know that we want them to do the right thing and pass House Bill 2525 without amendments. Watch the video of his remarks below and then please sign the petition and contact your senator:

Dogs rally at capitol against puppy mills

September 16, 2008

by ELLEN LYON, Of The Patriot-News

An elated crowd of about 250 people, many with their dogs in tow, rallied behind the state Capitol today to support House Bill 2525, which would set minimum standards for commercial kennels.
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Capitol rally seeks end to puppy mills

September 15, 2008

Organizers want dogs, owners to attend

BY ELLEN LYON
The Patriot-News

Organizers of a rally Tuesday on the Capitol grounds hope hundreds of dogs will show up to bury Pennsylvania’s reputation as the puppy mill capital of the East.
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Clock ticks for kennel law

September 14, 2008

A late-session push will try to pass Pa. “puppy mill” bill.

By Amy Worden
Philadelphia Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau

HARRISBURG – After nearly two years of wrangling, the stage is set for an end-of-session showdown in the state House this week over Gov. Rendell’s sweeping proposal to improve conditions for thousands of dogs in Pennsylvania’s commercial kennels.
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OUR VIEW: Local representatives should back Pennsylvania puppy bill

September 8, 2008

Becky Bennett, on behalf of Public Opinion’s Editorial Board
Chambersburg Public Opinion
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Dog supporters rally in Chambersburg to change Pennsylvania law

September 5, 2008

By JIM HOOK Senior writer
Chambersburg Public Opinion

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