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18 Jan, 2017, 17:38 ET Christie Brinkley Helps Shelter Pets on Main Line Animal Rescue Billboards

Main Line Animal Rescue's billboards along the Pennsylvania Turnpike feature Supermodel Christie Brinkley and her rescue dog, Chester. Miss...


10 Sep, 2014, 17:40 ET Walk with the PACK for Puppy Mill Awareness

The streets of Greenwich Village will soon become a platform for hundreds of compassionate dog lovers running with the PACK (People Against...


27 Jun, 2014, 19:10 ET Main Line Animal Rescue: PA House Bill 1750 will outlaw the killing of dogs and cats for their meat. Bans live animals tethered then shot.

"Yuri" the Jindo (pictured) was rescued along with her sisters from a warehouse on Orthodox Street in Philadelphia.  They were raised and...


06 Nov, 2013, 15:23 ET MLAR: Today show producer confirms NBC is canceling Jill Rappaport's much loved, life-saving "Bow to Wow" pet adoption series. Shelter dogs once again fetch short end of the stick.

 The announcement last week sent shock waves throughout the animal welfare community.  The ASPCA, one of the largest and most revered...


04 Nov, 2013, 13:10 ET MLAR: First Ann Curry - Now Homeless Dogs and Cats. NBC Today show cancels lifesaving pet adoption segments during Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.

Today show producer Don Nash has confirmed that NBC is putting Jill Rappaport's popular "Bow to Wow" series to sleep. The announcement last week...


25 Oct, 2012, 13:15 ET Gas Chambers Banned in PA -- Dog Lovers Throughout the Commonwealth Thank Legislators: John Maher, Andy Dinniman, Dominic Pileggi and Everyone Who Supported HB 2630

Citizens and animal welfare organizations throughout the Commonwealth celebrate as Pennsylvania becomes the twentieth state to ban the use of gas...


25 Oct, 2012, 12:21 ET Dinniman, Maher, Pileggi: Legislators Succeed in Banning Gas Chambers in Pennsylvania

Citizens and animal welfare organizations throughout the Commonwealth celebrate as Pennsylvania becomes the twentieth state to ban the use of gas...


09 Oct, 2012, 15:31 ET MLAR: Is Democracy Dying Along with the Dogs of Pennsylvania? Elder Vogel Refuses to Move Bill Banning Gas Chambers.

 State Senator Elder Vogel refuses to support or move forward important legislation banning gas chambers in Pennsylvania in spite of...


06 Sep, 2012, 12:17 ET Sound for the Hounds Amp it Up for Puppy Mill Dogs

Brookdale Park in Montclair, NJ will come alive with the sound of song stylist Danny Nova and the WhiskeyHickon Boys at Sound for the Hounds'...


13 Aug, 2012, 16:50 ET Madonna Tickets Fetch Record $100,000 to Help Dogs in Puppy Mills

Two longtime supporters of a Pennsylvania animal shelter have successfully bid $100,000 for four tickets to Madonna's Philadelphia concert on...


27 Apr, 2012, 14:51 ET MLAR: PA Department of Agriculture Refuses to Enforce Laws Protecting PA's Puppy Mill Dogs

   Director of Dog Law Lynn Diehl confirmed what many animal welfare advocates already knew to be true - the Department of...


20 Jun, 2011, 16:07 ET Moore Will Mean Less Suffering for Puppy Mill Dogs; Demi Moore Tweets about Puppy Mills; Bob Harper, Jillian Michaels, Carol Leifer Retweet - LA Billboard a Success!

It started with a billboard in Los Angeles asking Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher to tweet their millions of followers and encourage them to adopt...


01 Jun, 2011, 13:21 ET Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore Asked on Billboard to Tweet and Help Dogs in Puppy Mills

Main Line Animal Rescue and author Jana Kohl are sponsoring billboards in Los Angeles and asking celebrity Tweeters to help spread the word about...


24 May, 2011, 17:46 ET Billboard Asks Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore to Tweet and Help Dogs in Puppy Mills

Main Line Animal Rescue is sponsoring billboards in Los Angeles and asking celebrity Tweeters to help spread the word about puppy mills.  A...


17 Dec, 2010, 15:07 ET MLAR Brings Attention to the USDA and their Failure to Protect Dogs in US Puppy Mills by Putting Their Message on a Transit Bus in Washington DC

Main Line Animal Rescue, the organization featured on Oprah's groundbreaking puppy mill show, now hopes to bring attention to the...


06 Jul, 2010, 16:58 ET MLAR: Rendell Refuses to Enforce His Own New Dog Laws. Millions of Dogs in PA to Remain Trapped Inside Cages in Hot Barns, Forced to Stand on Painful Wire Flooring

Shock soon turned to anger as animal advocates attending last week's Dog Law Advisory Board meeting were told by Governor Rendell's Special...


14 Apr, 2010, 15:15 ET Two Years After Oprah's 'Puppy Mill' Show Aired, Animal Advocates Will Gather in Philadelphia to Urge Governor Ed Rendell to Once Again Help Puppy Mill Dogs

Two years after Oprah Winfrey exposed Pennsylvania's puppy mills on her world-wide television show, animal advocates in Pennsylvania will...


23 Mar, 2010, 14:23 ET If PA Governor Ed Rendell Fails to Step Up, Millions of Dogs in Pennsylvania's Notorious Puppy Mills Could Find Themselves Back on Painful Wire Flooring

On March 31, Pennsylvania's Canine Health Board could pass what they see as an alternative to the solid flooring requirement, now part of Governor...


25 Nov, 2009, 15:11 ET Flight to Freedom for Puppy Mill Dogs - Ohio Dog Auction

Last week, Humane Police Officers with the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals filed criminal complaints against six...