Pro Bono team expedites legal victory and adoptions for animals rescued from Bristol hoarding case

June 18th, 2018

On November 16, 2017, the Bucks County SPCA’s Chief Humane Officer, Nikki Thompson, obtained a search warrant in response to a report of animal hoarding and neglect. After finding 31 cats and 5 parrots in…

Categorized Under: Adoptions,Advocacy and Legal Issues,Humane Investigations

Foster Heroes Needed!

May 15th, 2018

Kitten season is here and you can help! Be a foster hero and help these little ones get a good start in life. We’ll provide training, support, and all the supplies. You provide the TLC….

Categorized Under: Foster,Volunteering

BCSPCA Accepting Dogs from Florida Shelter in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

September 14th, 2017

FLORIDA BOUND! We’ve been asked by Pinellas County Animal Services to accept more than two dozen dogs to help make room in their shelters for local pets in the wake of devastating Hurricane Irma. Early…

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BCSPCA Wins Custody of 11 Persian Cats Following Lengthy Legal Case

September 1st, 2017

Doreen Stoia of Elite Purrs cattery in Doylestown has been found guilty on 11 counts of animal cruelty. The judge ordered the forfeiture of all 11 Persian cats to the Bucks County SPCA (BCSPCA). “This…

Categorized Under: Humane Investigations

Bucks County SPCA Wins Custody of Horses Rescued from Bedminster Property

August 29th, 2017

Co-owners Michelle Hawkins-Pena and Billy Pena pled guilty to animal cruelty charges on August 29, 2017, and surrendered three horses, one pot-bellied pig, and six chickens to the Bucks County SPCA. The animals were rescued…

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BCSPCA Removes Horses from Bedminster Property

July 8th, 2017

After an intensive investigation, the Bucks County SPCA (BCSPCA) removed 3 horses, 6 chickens and a pot-bellied pig from a property in the 600 block of Sweetbriar Road in Perkasie, Bedminster Township on July 28,…

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Breeder Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty and Relinquishes 11 Persian Cats to BCSPCA

May 4th, 2017

UPDATE, May 24, 2017: Ms. Stoia has appealed her guilty plea and we are awaiting a new court date. Therefore, the adoption application process is on hold until further notice. Our thanks to everyone who…

Categorized Under: Humane Investigations

Bucks County SPCA Offers Reward for Information about Cat Shot and Killed in Bensalem

April 14th, 2017

04/27/17 UPDATE: Thanks to the generosity of animal lovers in our community, the reward has been increased to $1,250. Please call our cruelty hotline at 215-794-7425 x107 if you have information about the shooting of…

Categorized Under: Humane Investigations

BUCKS COUNTY SPCA REMOVES 11 PERSIAN CATS FROM BREEDER’S HOME

March 18th, 2017

Lahaska, PA – Acting on a tip from the community, the Bucks County SPCA served a search warrant at the home of Doreen “Dee” Stoia of the 3600 block of Nancy Ward Circle, Doylestown, PA….

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