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Updated: October 6, 2022 | 3:42 pm

11 turkey farm workers in Central Pennsylvania charged with cruelty caught on video

11 workers were charged with animal cruelty at farms in Chester, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, Perry and Union counties, police said.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press


Lancaster-area animal rehabilitation center treats an alarming number of animals with lead poisoning

On any given day, the Raven Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center offers aid to raptors, like eagles and vultures, mammals and waterfowl that have been hurt or injured.

By Merideth Bucher

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Area animal protection and adoption organizations facing a significant increase in animals

Staffing shortages are making the problem worse

By Scott LaMar

2 charged in videotaped kicking of wounded whitetail deer

The Pennsylvania Game Commission filed charges against two people accused of kicking a wounded deer in the head and neck and pulling off its antler during a videotaped attack.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

83 cats, 10 dogs rescued from unsafe conditions in Lebanon County

The Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says it rescued 83 cats and 10 dogs from unsafe conditions at a self-proclaimed rescue facility.

By The Associated Press

Bill to increase fine for misusing animal traps passes House

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is giving its unanimous approval to toughening penalties for using body-gripping animal traps outside of the waterways for which they’re designed.

By The Associated Press

Animal welfare workers seize 55 dogs, puppies from Lancaster County home

The officers removed 22 cane corsos, 16 French bulldogs, 13 border collies, three Pomeranian-husky mixes and a Doberman pinscher from the property in Narvon, Lancaster County.

By The Associated Press
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