It was around 4:00 a.m. when two men stormed a home on the 6900 block of Linmore Avenue.
Police say one of the suspects struck the homeowner in the face during the invasion. The thieves swiped the two pit bulls and about $500 in cash before fleeing the scene.
The injuries to the home owner were not serious.
Police described one of the suspects as standing 6' tall and wearing all black. The victim told police the second suspect had a chipped tooth. He was wearing white shoes, shirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through PhillyPolice.com.