Dave Decker , founder of Dogdaddy is a Humane Society Policy leader Volunteer for Pennsylvania.

Dog Food Scoring System

How to grade your dog's food (Some brands are done at the very bottom): Start with a grade of 100: 1. For every listing of "by-product, " subtract 10 points 2. For every non-specific animal source ("meat" or "poultry," meat, meal or fat) reference, subtract 10 points 3. If the food contains BHA, BHT, or [...]

By |2021-03-18T17:24:29+00:00October 9th, 2015|Health, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Guardianship Revisited. Dogdaddy.org

DOGDADDY.ORG The Guardian Movement had a birthday not too long ago, but hardly anyone noticed. The brainchild of Dr. Elliot Katz, founder and president of the animal welfare organization In Defense of Animals, the Guardian Movement was inaugurated with a laudable goal: advancing animal welfare by changing the public perception of the relationship between animals [...]

By |2021-03-18T17:24:29+00:00September 17th, 2015|Legal, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Template for Court Order to Surrender Abused Animals

These documents were generously donated to DogDaddy.org by J. Gregg Miller, Pepper Hamilton, LLP (Philadelphia). These documents are designed to enable a judge to produce a court order, forcing abusive pet owners to surrender their pets to rescues and shelters. Download here: PENNSYLVANIA Template for Abused Animal Surrender PBA Presentation - REDACTIONS _2_ [...]

By |2021-03-18T17:24:29+00:00September 17th, 2015|Legal, RESOURCES|0 Comments

The Humane Scoreboard

Every year the Humane Society Legislative Fund creates a federal Humane Scorecard to give you a snapshot of the animal protection issues considered by the U.S. Congress. The Humane Scorecard lets you see if your legislators are voting or taking action to help protect animals. The scorecard tracks key votes as well as cosponsorship of [...]

By |2015-09-17T21:20:49+00:00September 17th, 2015|Legal, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Tick Prevention

Questions about tick prevention for your dog? Watch this helpful video on tick prevention for your dog, part of the Pet Talk with Dr. Sara video series.

By |2015-09-17T20:57:02+00:00September 17th, 2015|Health, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Q & A About Fitness

Q. How much exercise qualifies a dog as an athlete, and do canine athletes have special dietary needs? A. It's similar to human athletes. There are sprinters, acrobats, marathon runners, all with different nutritional considerations. On the one hand, you have earthdogs (the dachshunds and such) designed for fast, short sprints, and then there are [...]

By |2021-03-18T17:24:29+00:00September 13th, 2015|Health|0 Comments

DogDaddy's Fit

Dogs are born to work for a living. They've worked alongside us for thousands of years, and most are bred for a particular purpose, like hunting, herding livestock or providing protection. Dog's wild relatives spend most of their waking hours scavenging and hunting for food, caring for offspring, defending territory and playing with each other. [...]

By |2021-03-18T17:24:29+00:00September 13th, 2015|Health|0 Comments

Dog Food Nutrition

Healthiest Dog Food Brands (Listed in no particular order) A general rule when picking a dog food is to look for real meat as the first ingredient, not corn or a meat by-product. Fromm Family - Beef, Chicken, Seafood, Duck, etc. varieties http://frommfamily.com/ Here are the ingredients listed for their Classic Adult Dog Food: Chicken, Chicken [...]

By |2015-09-30T20:24:22+00:00September 13th, 2015|Dog Food Alerts, Health, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Press Release: Dogdaddy.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2014 Contact: Dave Decker DogDaddy.org wishes to announce it's recently-granted national not-for-profit status from the U.S. Department of the Treasury (IRS) and is effective (retroactively) as of November 2011.This now enables our locally New Hope based organization to continue to fulfill its mission and assure that all past, present, and [...]

By |2021-12-03T18:56:07+00:00February 23rd, 2014|Past Events, Press Release|0 Comments