Good Samaritan adopts dog injured in Minglanilla fire

Marc Cosep 03/21/2018

Dolorosa Parami looked out the window inside her husband’s office and couldn’t believe what she was seeing. Thick black smoke was billowing from the area where their house stood. Then her phone rang. “Bi nasunog atong mga…

Enter the Earth Dog

Jaime Picornell 03/08/2018

THE MARCO Polo Plaza Hotel ushered in the year of the Earth Dog with the usual pageantry—firecrackers, zymbals, and clamgor galore the night of Feb. 15, eve of the actual Chinese New Year. There was general manager…

A dog eat dog future

Raymund Fernandez 01/23/2018

After you have lived long enough you begin to detect cycles in the years of history. Consider how the reign of Marcos and his Martial Law began in 1972. It took 14 years before this reign was…

Taiwan bans consumption, sale of dog and cat meat

04/12/2017

BEIJING — Taiwan’s legislature has explicitly banned the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat and increased the penalty for animal cruelty, underscoring growing awareness of animal welfare in one of Asia’s most prosperous societies. The…

Thinking of getting a dog?

Thea C. Rinen 04/05/2017

  HAVE you been thinking of getting a pet, particularly a dog, for the first time? Dogs are endearing, and the experience can be delightful and rewarding. They teach you about empathy. Studies have shown that there…

MAO BA?

Editorial 02/22/2017

RUDE SECRETARY THE secretary of a southern Cebu mayor acted quite rude towards a reporter who asked for an interview with her boss. While telling the reporter to wait, the secretary didn’t bother putting the call on…

#CDNMayForever: Of Dogs and Cats

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/08/2017

While couples on Valentine’s Day may be busy dining in the city’s fanciest restaurants, watching the latest Hollywood films, or just “Netflix-and-chilling” at home, Annalyn Aizpuru will be out on the streets feeding stray dogs just like…

MAO BA?

Editorial 01/27/2017

TOO MUCH OF A COINCIDENCE When an intelligence branch of a police unit in Cebu conducted two buy-bust operations simultaneously, it raised suspicions on some people. A Siloy pal was incredulous that the operations in different places…

‘Watch out for stray animals’

Dominic D. Yasay, Inna Mejia 01/23/2017

Mandaue City residents were told to report the presence of any stray animals in their areas to their barangay officials to determine if they are rabid and pose any health risk to their communities. “The City Veterinary…

First aid for animal bites: rabies shots not garlic

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/22/2017

GET anti-rabies shots if you are bitten by a dog, cat or rat. Dr. Joanri Riveral, Medical Officer III of Department of Health (DOH-7) said rubbing garlic on the bite wound will not kill the rabies virus…