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Gretchen Fieser

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Local Animal Shelters File Charges Against Triangle Pet

Animal Friends, Animal Rescue League and the Western PA Humane Society are experiencing an overflow of dogs after the animal control agency, “Triangle Pet,” was shut down one week ago.

10/10/2012

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‘Black Dog Syndrome’ Affecting Adoption Rates At Shelters

We’d like to think all pets up for adoption have a fighting chance for a new home, but it turns out that they don’t.

08/15/2012

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Fees Waived For Veterans At Western PA Humane Society

The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society is reaching out to military veterans. Gretchen Fieser, of the North Side shelter, says adoption fees for dogs, cats, and rabbits have been waived for those who qualify.

07/17/2012

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Animal Rescue League Quarantines Dogs Over Increase In Canine Parvo Virus

The Animal Rescue League in East Liberty has quarantined the dogs at its shelter after an increase in cases of a virus that can be deadly. Officials say the canine parvovirus is highly contagious and is “spread from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact with their feces.”

10/27/2011

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Pit Bulls: Bad Breed Or Bad Rap?

The pit bull attack in Ross Township that left a man injured, and Chihuahua barely alive, has sparked debate about the pit bull breed. Is it simply a dangerous breed? Or do pit bulls get a bad rap?

08/31/2011

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Humane Society’s Fieser Discusses Negative Press Surrounding Pit Bulls

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek visits with Gretchen Fieser, the PR Director of the Western PA Humane Society, and her furry friend Joey the pit bull.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/31/2011