Carabao attacks, kills farmer in Northern Samar

Joey Gabieta 05/16/2024

TACLOBAN CITY — A farmer was killed after being attacked by his carabao in Las Navas town, Northern Samar province, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Alvin Pagaban, 42, was attacked by his carabao while tending to it in a…

Did you know that your pets may suffer from heat stroke too?

Pia Piquero 04/02/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As temperatures climb and heat waves become increasingly common, the spotlight often falls on the effects of rising heat index on humans. However, a lesser-discussed yet equally concerning aspect is the impact on…

Amihan winds bring chilly weather to Cebu, easterlies predict warm conditions across Ph

Pia Piquero 02/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As the northeast monsoon continued to prevail, affecting some parts of the country, the local weather bureau said that Cebu might experience continued chilly and breezy weather due to these prevailing winds. Engineer…

Benito, the lonely giraffe of Mexico, starts 50-hour journey to new home

01/23/2024

Benito the giraffe, whose lonely life at a park on Mexico’s arid northern border inspired a campaign to relocate him, was en route on Monday to a new home at a safari park in the center of…

Hachiko: Japan’s ever-faithful dog turns 100

11/09/2023

Tokyo, Japan—In the hurly-burly outside one of Tokyo’s main train stations stands a statue of a dog, whose true story of loyalty has made him a beloved mascot for generations. Hachiko, whose birth centenary is this week, belonged…

Kilay, an aspin, works as ‘porter’ in Bogo port where he was left by his owner

Futch Anthony Inso 11/05/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Kilay, an Aspin or asong Pinoy, helps porters in Polambato Port in Bogo City, in securing the rope from the boat that was about to dock in the port, hoping that his owner…

Aspin, who waited for his dead master for a year outside morgue, has finally moved on

Russel P. Loreto - @inquirerdotnet 10/29/2023

The aspin or “Asong Pinoy” who showed his loyalty to his owner, who died of COVID-19 in 2022, by waiting for a year at the last place he saw his owner: outside the morgue of a hospital…

Cebu City vet says pet’s behavior is the mirror of its owner’s treatment

Immae Lachica 09/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A dog’s behavior is most of the time a reflection of how they are being treated by their owners. This is what Dr. Jessica Maribojoc, head of the Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine…

Cebu City vet: Properly dispose deceased pets

Immae Lachica 09/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Every pet should be treated like they are part of the family, from the day they step foot in our homes up to their last day. This was the reminder of Dr. Jessica Maribojoc,…

Alaska couple reunited with cat 26 days after home collapsed into river swollen by glacial outburst

09/06/2023

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A pair of Alaska teachers needed good news after they lost nearly all their possessions when their house collapsed into a river swollen by a glacial outburst flood and their cat went missing. Elizabeth…

Nadine Lustre needs help in finding new homes for rescued pups

Immae Lachica 09/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Help get these pups into new homes. This is the plea of actress Nadine Lustre on her Instagram stories as she rescued five puppies who were left unattended around their area. Nadine said these…

PH-based corgi wins hearts (and prize) at  World Dog Show 2023

Mary Villegas 08/31/2023

Just when you think that Jungkook or Jennie Kim are always the frontrunners, it’s about time we put fur babies in the spotlight. Meet Dalbong, the Filipino corgi who just snagged a title at the World Dog…

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