Ahbita the rescued dog needs a loving home

Immae Lachica 07/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Another rescued dog needs a loving home. Ahbita, an aspin, was found almost lifeless in the roadside of Lapu-Lapu City three months ago by concerned citizens, who notified Saving Strays Cebu. Read more: Saving…

Dutch dog infected with coronavirus

Agence France Presse 05/16/2020

  Dutch authorities on Friday reported the country’s first coronavirus case in a dog and infections in three cats, but said chances of contamination through pets were minimal. The eight-year-old bulldog belonged to a COVID-19 patient and…

Cat vs. Dog: Which Is the Best Pet for Me?

Marc Cosep 03/29/2020

Cats and dogs living together is not necessarily a sign of the end of times. These two species can actually get along quite well despite their significant differences. But how might those differences impact your relationship with your pet…

SWU PHINMA unveils new animal hospital

PR 03/11/2020

In the third year of Southwestern University (SWU) PHINMA’s Pet Power Revolution, the university known for its medical programs also unveiled its newest addition to its facilities – an animal hospital, called South Paws. The annual pet…

Things you need to consider before adopting a dog or a cat

Immae Lachica 12/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Adopt don’t shop. This is a phrase that has been going around to raise awareness on giving rescued dogs and cats a home to live in. But before adopting these lovely creatures, one should…

Cebu City dad: We need more funds for rabies vaccines

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak is encouraging Mayor Edgardo Labella to find funds for more rabies vaccine for the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF). Tumulak said that the DVMF had written…

Netizen shares heartbreaking photo to remind us animals need help during calamities too

Immae Lachica 09/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A photo of a dog lying lifeless on a street in Davao City is gaining sympathy online after it was shared by a netizen last August 29, 2019. The photo, shared by Luisa Tess Luna…

800 owners with canine pets celebrate Int’l Dog Day at Parkmall

Marc Eric Cosep 08/25/2019

WHAT'S UP! International Dog Day takes place this year on August 25.This gives us humans the perfect opportunity to… 由 CDN Digital 发布于 2019年8月25日周日 International Dog Day takes place this day, August 25. This gives us humans the…

Netizens touched by photo of dog waiting for food

Immae Lachica 08/05/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Dogs always have a special place in people’s hearts. So it’s no surprise that a photo post involving a dog will go viral on social media. Take for example this photo captured through a cellphone…

Norwegian woman dies of rabies after rescuing puppy in Philippines

/INQ.net 05/11/2019

  OSLO–A 24 year-old Norwegian woman died this week of rabies, after she was bitten by a puppy she rescued while on vacation in the Philippines, her family announced. In February, while on holiday with friends, Birgitte…

DVMF, IRO bring adopt a dog program to Mandaue City

Immae Lachica 03/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Dogs and puppies that were earlier impounded by the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) in Cebu City and those rescued by the Island Rescue Organization (IRO) are in need of new…

DVMF eyes rabies-free Cebu City as it gears up for Rabies Awareness month

Immae Lachica 03/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City as a rabies free city. This is the goal of the city’s Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) as it prepares for this month’s Rabies Awareness celebration. Dr. Alice Utlang,…

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