Feltonville: Meet a New Furry Friend

Feltonville: Meet a New Furry Friend

The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) has been serving the city of Philadelphia for since 1968. The PSPCA is a shelter, located at 350 East Erie Avenue, that feeds and cares for homeless or unwanted animals. They provide low cost veterinary care for companion animals, adoption for homeless animals and spray […]

 

Feltonville: Headquarters of America’s Second-Oldest Humane Organization

Feltonville: Headquarters of America’s Second-Oldest Humane Organization

Flush alongside Erie Avenue between B and D streets stands the headquarters for one of oldest organizations in the country. The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or PSPCA, is the second-oldest humane organization in the United States and the largest in the state. Despite being located within city limits, the PSCPA […]

 By Megan Paolini and Ian Romano

Lawncrest: Dogfight Raid Surprises Residents

Lawncrest: Dogfight Raid Surprises Residents

Sheryle Nash said she never knew her family lived near a basement stained with dog blood. “The neighborhood is already messed up,” Nash said. “I didn’t know people ever [held dogfights] around here.” Police and Pennsylvania SPCA officers arrested two people Wednesday evening from a house on the 400 block of East Cheltenham Avenue. Animal […]