Hunt for Duljo dog’s shooters is on

Morexette Marie Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities are now looking for the individuals behind the cruel shooting of a community dog in Brgy. Duljo-Fatima. Police Colonel Ireneo Dalogdog, chief of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), said that he…

Parkmall Holds October Pets 2022, Offers Low-Cost Microchipping Tag for Pets on 14th Anniversary Celebration

PR 10/17/2022

Parkmall, Cebu’s first pet-friendly mall, will hold a series of exciting and unique pet activities this month highlighted by a groundbreaking move to provide free and low-cost microchip tags for pets for identification as it celebrates its…

Latvian woman drives into Ukraine to rescue pets

Reuters 03/08/2022

LVIV, Ukraine, — At an animal shelter in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, Natalia Horobets bid an emotional farewell to her beloved pet cat Charly on Monday. Horobets and her husband had fled their home in…

DVMF bares activities for Rabies Awareness Month

Vhenna Marie Mantilla 03/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebuano pet owners are encouraged to step up their involvement in preventing animal bite incidents. The Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) celebrates the month of March as Rabies Awareness Month. DVMF…

SoKor granting legal status to animals to tackle abuse

Reuters 08/20/2021

South Korea is one of a handful of countries to recognize animals as beings, with a right to protection, enhanced welfare and respect for life. The push for the amendment comes as the number of animal abuse…

Cebu City DVMF reminds public to vaccinate pet dogs too

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Veterinary Medicine and Fisheries (DVMF) is reminding the public to vaccinate their dogs against rabies. City Veterinarian, Doctor Jennifer Laurente said that in 2020, the DVMF has vaccinated…

True love: A mother dog turns down adoption to be with her puppies

Immae Lachica 02/03/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Here’s solid proof of a mother’s love for her children. A mother dog in a shelter in southern Cebu chose to stay with her puppies and face being put to death by euthanasia…

Dog, which fell into a sewer drain saved by concerned citizens, city pound

Immae Lachica 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Another dog in trouble was saved because of the “Bayanihan” spirit of Cebuanos. A dog who accidentally fell into a sewer drain on Monday afternoon, January 18, 2021, in barangay Lahug was saved thru…

A fur-parent’s guide to minimize infection carried by pets

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 07/08/2020

Mandaue City, Cebu–It’s no secret that pet ownership can have health, emotional, and social benefits. However, our household pets can be carriers of infection that is transmittable to us humans. According to the World Health Organization (WHO),…

Netizens help Consolacion widow care for her pets

Immae Lachica 06/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Netizens heard her appeal for help. Nanay Natie received donations of food both for herself and the 10 pets that she is taking care of. Representatives of Hope for Strays, a group that solicits…

Pet care basics to show your love for your pets

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/11/2020

Our pets need all the love and care we can provide. Dogs, cats, and other animals rely on their owners for their needs. Aside from being our best friends, they are part of our daily life and…

Human-to-animal transmission: HK Pet dog infected with coronavirus

Agence France Presse 03/06/2020

HONG KONG — The pet dog of a coronavirus patient in Hong Kong was confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus disease of COVID-19, in a likely case of human-to-animal transmission, authorities said on Wednesday. The canine,…

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