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Festivals

Take your dog for a stroll to raise money for homeless pets during a festival at the Navy Yard

PAWS Mutt Strut Navy Yard October

Odd News

An emotional support alligator took a splash at LOVE Park on Friday

Wally Alligator LOVE Park

Family-Friendly

Test your dog's agility and enjoy a 'yappy hour' at Manayunk's pet-friendly festival

Manayunk Dog Day of Summer 2022

Pets

Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, Bean2Bean create new coffee roast to benefit homeless pets

Bean2Bean PAWS coffee roast

Investigations

Lehigh Valley man dies 4 days after police shot the snake strangling his neck

Pennsylvania Snake Death

Pets

Brandywine SPCA to receive 20 beagles rescued from shuttered Virginia breeding facility

Beagle Rescue Envigo

Odd News

Police in Lehigh Valley shoot pet snake wrapped around unconscious man's neck

Police shoot snake to death

Pets

Pets can overheat in the summer heat; here's how to keep them safe

Summer Pet Safety

Pets

Animal shelters in Philly region to cut adoption fees as inflation causes overcrowding

Pet Adoption

Pets

Keep your pets safe during Fourth of July fireworks with these six tips

Dog Firework Safety Tips

Pets

Pennsylvania SPCA rescues 100 animals from unsanitary Lancaster County property

PSPCA Lancaster County

Family-Friendly

Dog daycare in Northern Liberties to host grand opening with giveaways, free beer

Dog Daycare

Pets

Buddy the cat adopted by vet who fostered him after dog attack in Frankford

Buddy the Cat Adoption

Family-Friendly

Petapalooza returns to Chestnut Hill with raffles, adoptable pets and 'yappy hour'

Petapalooza

Pets

Pet food hygiene mistakes are common among dog owners, survey finds

Dog Food Study

Investigations

Vet who fostered Buddy the cat after dog attack in Frankford looks to adopt

Buddy the Cat Update

Pets

Salty Paws, an ice cream shop for dogs, opens in Rittenhouse Square

Salty Paws Philly Rittenhouse Square

Pets

Dogs evolved cute eyes and faster facial muscles so they could communicate with humans

Dog Facial Expressions

Pets

Buddy, the cat mauled by two dogs in Frankford, heads to foster care

Buddy cat foster

Courts

Bucks County man gets prison for killing, burning pet dog on charcoal grill

Bucks Dog Court

Family-Friendly

Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo to feature trick dogs, slapstick comedy and adoptable animals

Philly Pet Expo

Pets

Biden family adopts cat, names it Willow Grove after first lady's hometown

Joe Jill Biden cat

Pets

Brandywine Valley SPCA rescues 75 dogs, cats from Kentucky after deadly tornadoes

Brandywine Valley SPCA rescues

Odd News

Pennsylvania family's missing cat found three months later, more than 200 miles away

Microchip Missing Cat Pennsylvania

Pets

Philly-area rescue organization flies to Tennessee to save vision-impaired dog

Bosco pit bull Philly

Pets

Philly animal shelters seeking 500 new foster homes to combat overcrowding

Philly animal shelters

Fitness

Doggie Dash and Splash to take place in Wildwood

Doggie Dash in Wildwood

Sponsored

Healthy ways to help kids cope with losing a pet

Purchased - Little girl playing with a puppy on floor

Food & Drink

Hybrid dog park and beer garden opening at Craft Hall in Fishtown

Unleashed Bark and Beer

Festivals

Chestnut Hill's Petapalooza includes doggy pools, adoptable pets, yappy hour

Petapalooza

Social Media

Charlie Day found a stray cat and he's searching for its owner

Food & Drink

White Dog Cafe to host dog-friendly ice cream cart, Dining Out for the Dogs

White Dog ice cream cart

Sixers

Izzy, the original Sixers #RaiseTheCat icon, will watch her final game tonight

Sixers RaiseTheCat Izzy

Pets

Kittens rescued from abandoned West Philly house in need of foster homes

ACCT Philly cats kittens

Environment

Philadelphia Water Department looking for adoptable dog to help combat urban pollution

Philadelphia Water Department dogs

Entertainment

Friday movie nights outside the Bourse continues this May with new theme

Bourse movie nights

Pets

Philly dog owners can treat their pets to Franklin Fountain's new canine ice cream sandwiches

Dog Ice Cream Sandwiches

Pets

Elmwood Park Zoo becomes dog-friendly for Dog Days, Yappy Hours

dog-friendly Elmwood Park Zoo

TV

Meet the Philly-area rescue dogs competing in Puppy Bowl XVII

Puppy-Bowl

Halloween

Pet costume contest benefiting Morris Animal Refuge to take place at the Bourse

dog costume contest

Sponsored

Dog behavior: What do these 9 actions mean?

Dog lays on floor

Children's Health

Death of a pet can trigger depression in children, new study finds

Loss of a pet

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