Happening Pets: Finding Furever Homes for Philly’s Animals in Need

2016-08-21T16:59:25-05:00August 21st, 2016|

This month we'd like to introduce you to Napoleon.  Don't let his name confuse you, though he may share some personality traits of the famous Emperor, his stature is quite the opposite.  Weighing in at nearly 15 pounds, Napoleon has been described as "the jock in school who wants to rough-house when he feels like [...]

Happening Pets: Finding Furever Homes for Philly’s Animals in Need

2016-07-27T20:34:45-05:00July 27th, 2016|

Meet Autumn! Autumn is currently living at the PAWS Northeast Adoption Center and she would love to find a fur-ever home or even a foster family to spend a few weeks with!  She is a 1-2 year old Pit Bull Terrier Mixed with a short coat and a smile for days. Autumn loves people so [...]

Happening Pets: Finding Furever Homes for Philly’s Animals in Need

2016-06-23T16:23:10-05:00June 23rd, 2016|

June is National Adopt-a-Cat Month and we at Philly Happening want to help the many cats in our area find fur-ever homes!  We are working with PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, to help shed light on some of the kitties most in need of a home.  This month we'd like to introduce you to [...]

Join the Fun at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show

2015-11-13T16:46:39-05:00November 13th, 2015|

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s two benched, all-breed dog shows are happening this week on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, 2015. At the event attendees can get a free guided tour of the show to find out how dogs prepare, how the competition works, and what judges look for in the show rings. [...]

Mutts in Motion- Staying Active With Your Dog

2015-09-13T17:23:53-05:00September 13th, 2015|

While it’s still warm out, everyone wants to squeeze in some outdoor activity as summer winds down—even the dog! But for us pet owners, we feel sorry heading out for some late summer exercise as our pups whimper in the window. Instead of facing the daily guilt-trip, grab the leash and bring your buddy along. There [...]

Fostering in Philly

2015-08-28T13:31:20-05:00August 28th, 2015|

Thousands of animals who are too young or too sick to be adopted arrive at our city’s animal control shelters each year. Temporary foster care gives them a chance at life, which is something the shelter isn’t able to offer them. The need for foster care is great throughout the year, but it is particularly [...]

Grab Your Four-Legged Friends and Head to Yappy Hour

2015-08-19T13:28:29-05:00August 19th, 2015|

Pets and their owners are invited to come to the southern end of Dilworth Park and join the Friends of Center City at Dilworth Park for SIPS-priced cocktails today, August 19, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Guests can choose from $5 sangrias, $4 wines, $3 beers, and snacks to share with their friends. While mingling and munching guests [...]

Adopt a Duck and Save a Pet’s Life

2015-08-16T20:22:33-05:00August 16th, 2015|

Almost 28,000 pets come through the doors of the Animal Care and Control Team’s (ACCT) Philly offices every single year. That’s a lot of pets to care and find homes for, but your entry into the Duck Dash can help them save these pets lives. The Duck Dash, which will take place on August 22 [...]