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,…

Look around, there is love everywhere!

Immae Lachica 02/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Everyone is so high on getting into romantic relationships. Going on dates, traveling together, going on fun adventures and many more are the things most of us will want to experience. But, surprise! You…

New Year revelers urged: For pets’ sake, no firecrackers

Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/31/2019

  This New Year’s Eve, merrymakers should shun firecrackers and fireworks to make the festivities fun and safe for pets and even stray animals, an animal welfare group said. In a joint statement with environment and health…

Public reminded: Firecrackers bad for pets

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 12/27/2019

MANILA, Philippines – An animal welfare group and an environmental advocacy organization have warned the public against the use of firecrackers, as it poses several dangers for pets because they have a heightened sense of hearing. According…

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…

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