The more, the merrier: tips for managing multiple pets

09/19/2018

Pet lovers live by the philosophy, “the more, the merrier” but is this always true? With Philippines being one of the dog capital countries of the world, owning more than five dogs is not unusual. But with…

Hero dog cited for detecting p6.8-B ‘shabu’

Inquirer.net 09/11/2018

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Monday stood by man’s best friend in the case of the missing ton of “shabu” (crystal meth) reportedly smuggled into the country in July inside four magnetic lifters found last…

Indonesia to ban dog meat consumption

Asia News Network/Inquirer.net 08/08/2018

JAKARTA — The Indonesian government has agreed to issue a regulation banning the trade in dog meat amid concerns over the spread of rabies and animal abuse following a series of campaigns against the consumption of dog…

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…

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