Since 1985, Pennsylvania has closed adoption records to adoptees, but a a new bill introduced by State Representative Kerry A. Benninghoff would allow adoptees to obtain a copy of their original birth certificates.
Two Pittsburgh men who have been in a relationship for more than 40 years found a unique way to get around state law that prohibits benefits for same-sex couples.
The American Academy of Pediatrics supports gay couples adopting children.
A local couple, accused of abusing their adopted children, went before a judge on Thursday.
Oscar the dog was found locked in a trash, tortured and left for dead, last month in Pittsburgh’s Garfield section, but the Animal Rescue League took him in to nurse him back to health.
A local woman was convicted Thursday in the abuse of more than a half dozen horses, which were left dirty and starving last month. The horses are doing much better after spending more than a month at a quarantine site in Westmoreland County.
Eight horses are doing much better after being rescued from a Butler County barn last month.
There is no room at the inn at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.
There is no room at the inn at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society. The North Side facility is overrun with dogs and the agency needs your help.
It’s been two years since the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti. Hundreds of orphans there were left with nothing. Dozens of those children were brought here to Pittsburgh for a new life, and today, the last three adoptions were finalized.
Last week, 32 Arabian horses were up for adoption at the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds, but within a day, they all had homes.
KDKA’s Mike Pintek talks to Jolene Miklas, director of communications for Animal Friends.
It’s crisis mode for the staff and volunteers at the Western PA Humane Society. Their North Side shelter is overrun, spilling into the hallways with not stray animals, but owner-surrendered pets.
To learn more information about adopting a pet, visit the Humane Society’s website, wpahumane.com.