Police: sanction awaits person who dumped dead dog in Brgy Busay, Cebu City

Emmariel Ares 09/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The person, who dumped the dead dog that was wrapped in a tarpaulin in a grassy lot in Lower Busay in Cebu City, may be sanctioned for the violation of the city’s sanitation ordinance.…

Dead dog wrapped in tarpaulin mistaken for dead person, alarms residents in Cebu City

Emmariel Ares and Paul Lauro 09/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A dead dog wrapped inside a white tarpaulin was mistaken for a dead person which caused panic among residents in a mountainous barangay in Cebu City on Wednesday morning, September 6, 2023. The…

Iran realtor in trouble over house sale to dog

Agence France Presse 08/22/2023

TEHRAN — Iranian police have arrested the head of a real estate agency after a viral video showed his firm selling an apartment to a dog, officials said on Sunday. In the video, which spread widely over…

Dog makes epic trek across Switzerland

08/06/2023

GENEVA — An escaped border terrier named Lucky made an epic journey across Switzerland on the eve of the country’s national holiday, media reported Friday. She was left by her owners in kennels in Bern canton, but…

‘Extreme’ Indonesian market ends dog, cat meat trade

Agence France Presse 07/22/2023

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A notorious Indonesian animal market has ended the sale of dog and cat meat after years of activist pressure to stop the trade and its brutal methods of slaughter, according to campaigners. Canine and…

Court convicts dog killer in Cavite

Tetch Torres-Tupas 07/13/2023

MANILA, Philippines–-The Dasmariñas City Municipal Trial Court has convicted a man who stabbed to death a dog out of spite for its owner. Based on the certification issued by the court to the Philippine Animal Welfare Society…

Bacolod resident pleads not guilty of killing neighbor’s Siberian husky dog

Carla Gomez 05/20/2023

BACOLOD CITY — A resident of this city pleaded not guilty to accusations of killing “Skittles,” a Siberian Husky, in February. Dominador Bangero Jr. was arraigned before Judge Jose Paolo Ariola of the Municipal Trial Court in…

Take a bow-wow! Meet Bobi, the world’s oldest dog on record

05/20/2023

  CONQUEIROS, Portugal — When his dog was born three decades ago in a tiny village in central Portugal, Leonel Costa was only eight years old. Little did he know that his beloved Bobi would one day…

Holy Week is for fur babies, too

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While waiting for the Santo Entierro procession in Bantayan town in northern Cebu to begin, retired public school teacher Fe Robles sits in a shaded spot in Bantayan Public Plaza.  On her right…

Abandoned dog ‘Blue’ finds new home at Caloocan City vet clinic

Ves Garcia 04/05/2023

Pet owners have expressed concern over a male American bully that was left in the care of a local veterinary clinic in Caloocan City after the dog’s owner failed to pick him up and fulfill her obligations.…

Hong Kong dog flies business class, and some netizens bite back

The Straits Times 03/19/2023

Not quite a dog’s life, at least for four-year-old Fifi. The miniature long-haired dachshund from Hong Kong has become an online sensation, after a video of the dog traveling in business class on a flight went viral,…

Reality bites

Fatima Ignacio Gimenez - @inquirerdotnet 03/06/2023

I was on my first year of fellowship training and was the second person on call. The patient was a 5-year-old boy who was brought in because of ascending paralysis. He was in tears and whether it…

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