NEWS & EVENTS

/NEWS & EVENTS/

40 Cats Rescued by the Beaver County Humane Society

Beaver County Humane Society 40 cats, ages 16 weeks to 3 years, were rescued from the basement of a Beaver Road home on Aug. 14 by the Beaver County Humane Society. The homeowners are facing charges including nearly 90 felony counts of aggravated cruelty to animals.

By |2019-08-29T16:37:26-04:00August 28th, 2019|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on 40 Cats Rescued by the Beaver County Humane Society

38 Dogs Surrendered & Seized by the Adams County SPCA

ADAMS COUNTY SPCA Nearly 40 Chinese Crested dogs were surrendered or seized by the Adams County SPCA mid-August, from a house in which conditions were described as deplorable.  Excerpts taken from Adams County SPCA Facebook page : "Our Humane Officer received a call today about several dogs living in a small [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:38:13-04:00August 28th, 2019|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on 38 Dogs Surrendered & Seized by the Adams County SPCA

Euthanasia-by-injection training, in Lancaster, February 28th – March 1st, 2019

We've received many inquiries about euthanasia-by-injection training, and are pleased to inform you about training being offered in Lancaster at the end of this month by Animal Welfare Management Services.  Please click here for more information!

By |2019-02-12T11:45:06-04:00February 12th, 2019|Updates|Comments Off on Euthanasia-by-injection training, in Lancaster, February 28th – March 1st, 2019

Bill in Congress will require puppy mills, roadside zoos and other businesses to have emergency plans to protect animals during disasters

Weather-related disasters such as floods and wildfires are occurring more frequently and with increasing intensity across the United States. While there is a federal law that requires state and local authorities to consider household pets and service animals in their disaster contingency plans, it doesn’t address hundreds of thousands of animals held in American businesses, [...]

By |2019-02-09T15:02:55-04:00February 9th, 2019|Updates|Comments Off on Bill in Congress will require puppy mills, roadside zoos and other businesses to have emergency plans to protect animals during disasters

UPDATE: New Humane Officer Training And Continuing Education Courses

As many of you know, for many years the Federated has provided new-officer training for Humane Society Police Officers ("HSPOs") as well as Continuing Education ("CE") courses for already-badged HSPOs.  We have received dozens of emails and phone calls asking about our plans for 2019, so we are writing now to explain the delay. Late in 2018 [...]

By |2019-02-06T17:25:04-04:00February 6th, 2019|Updates|Comments Off on UPDATE: New Humane Officer Training And Continuing Education Courses

Best in snow? Bill would make Labrador retriever Minnesota’s top dog

A Minnesota lawmaker says she wants to bring some joy and humor to the State Capitol this session by getting people talking about dogs. State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, unveiled legislation Tuesday to designate the Labrador retriever as Minnesota's official dog breed. During a news conference with some fellow lawmakers and some dogs, Ruud [...]

By |2019-01-30T16:15:39-04:00January 30th, 2019|Updates|Comments Off on Best in snow? Bill would make Labrador retriever Minnesota’s top dog

The Blessing of a Rescue Dog

She looks like a cross between Groucho Marx and a dust mop, and she’s a bulwark against despair. Read this sweet, touching article here.

By |2019-01-28T11:35:27-04:00January 28th, 2019|Updates|Comments Off on The Blessing of a Rescue Dog

VICTORIA’S LAW: Pennsylvania’s Pet Retail Sales Bill

Victoria’s Law will drive the pet market in PA towards more humane sources by prohibiting the sale of commercially-raised dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores, and increase transparency by requiring sellers to include identifying information in advertisements. HOW YOU CAN HELP: Senators Tom Killion and Andy Dinniman, and Representatives Jason Ortitay and Harry Readshaw [...]

By |2019-01-21T14:01:21-04:00January 21st, 2019|Updates|Comments Off on VICTORIA’S LAW: Pennsylvania’s Pet Retail Sales Bill

California Forces Pet Stores to Sell Only Dogs and Cats From Shelters

California this week became the first state in the nation to bar pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits unless they come from animal shelters or rescue groups. The law targets the controversial breeding facilities known as puppy mills or kitten factories, which often operate with little or no oversight and “house animals in [...]

By |2019-01-03T18:08:13-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Updates|Comments Off on California Forces Pet Stores to Sell Only Dogs and Cats From Shelters