Lady Gaga offers $500,000 reward for two stolen dogs

02/26/2021

Pop superstar Lady Gaga is offering a $500,000 reward for the return of her French bulldogs Koji and Gustav that were stolen in Hollywood, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, after reports that her…

Lady Gaga’s dogs stolen in Hollywood shooting: US media

02/26/2021

Los Angeles, United States–Two French bulldogs belonging to US pop singer Lady Gaga were stolen in Los Angeles after the employee walking them was shot and wounded, US media reported Thursday. Los Angeles police said a gunman had taken…

This Christmas season welcome a new member of the family from one of IRO’s rescued dogs

Immae Lachica 11/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Christmas is the season for hope and love. As we get busy doing things to make our Christmas season meaningful, let’s try to extend our love to some of the rescued animals at the…

Dog owner, Santander cop settle shooting incident amicably

Benjie B. Talisic 02/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – A photo of a lifeless dog allegedly shot by a policeman in Santander town, southern Cebu is making rounds on social media. The photo posted by netizen Jerwin Cameros on February 17, 2019…

Gwapo: A call for animal justice

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/11/2018

Four-month-old “Gwapo” normally let out a tiny bark and wagged his little dog tail in excitement each time he saw his owners. But cruelty suffered at the hands of a drunk man changed all that for the…

IRO: Cats most neglected animal

USJ-R Intern 08/24/2018

Island Rescue group launches cat microchipping system Cats are the most neglected and injured pet of all the animals, according to Island Rescue Organization president Dr. Annalyn Aizpuru. Dr. Aizpuru said that most of the cats, especially…

Indiana animal shelter accused of freezing kittens to death

AP 08/16/2018

ROCKPORT, Indiana — Authorities in southern Indiana are investigating allegations that an animal shelter has been freezing kittens to death as an alternative to accepted forms of euthanasia. Bridget Woodson told the Courier & Press that she…

Provincial vet wants animal welfare desks in police stations

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/26/2018

Animals have rights too. With this in mind, Cebu Provincial Veterinarian Mary Rose Vincoy said she plans to partner with the police for the establishment of animal welfare desks in every police stations in the province to…

Provincial veterinarian to propose establishment of animal welfare desks

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/26/2018

rovincial Veterinarian Mary Rose Vincoy is planning to put up animal welfare desks in police stations in the province to address issues on animal violence. Vincoy said she liked the approach of the Department of Agriculture in…

Donkeys stolen, skinned in Africa to feed Chinese demand

Inquirer Visayas 06/15/2018

NAIROBI, Kenya — Dawn was just beginning to break when Joseph Kamonjo Kariuki woke to find his donkeys missing. The villager searched the bush frantically for the animals he depends on to deliver water for a living…

DOH-7 to procure more anti-rabies vaccines

Rosalie Abatayo 06/12/2018

The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) allowed the procurement of Human Anti-Rabies Vaccines (ARVs) not prequalified by the World Health Organizations (WHO). This recommendation stemmed from the announcement of DOH-7 their supplies of WHO-prequalified ARVs…

Rabies deaths up by nine; animal bite cases rise to 20k

Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/06/2017

THERE were nine deaths caused by rabies recorded and 20,591 animal bite cases reported to the regional Department of Health (DOH-7) office. During yesterday’s Kapihan sa PIA (Philippine Information Agency), DOH medical specialist Dr. Joanri Riveral said…

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