THERE WILL BE BLOOD: $5,000 Reward Offered For Information Leading To The Conviction Of The Person That Is Setting Dogs On Fire In North Philly


HUNTERDON COUNTY DEMOCRAT: While Hercules, a 4-month-old puppy, recovers in Clinton Township from burns sustained in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania SPCA is trying to figure out who deliberately burned him and another dog named Chloe. Chloe, a pit bull, died last week after someone set her on fire. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to a conviction in these cases. For more information, visit The Pennsylvania SPCA is planning a rally called “Justice for Chloe, A Rally Against Animal Abuse” on July 12 at 7 p.m. at the Pennsylvania SPCA Headquarters. MORE

PREVIOUSLY: A little more than a week after a female pitbull died from her injuries, another dog was set on fire and left to die in the city. Officials say the male pitbull puppy was found by a passerby on West Cheltenham Avenue in the city’s West Oak Lane section. The animal was brought to the city’s Animal Care and Control team. The approximately 4-month-old puppy, named Hercules by the PSPCA staff, suffered extreme burns on his legs and back and possible smoke inhalation. MORE