A black King German Shepherd named Sako has recently been inducted into the Purina Hall of Fame for his heroism, staying by his injured owner for 40 hours after a terrible car accident.
Nepal is still struggling to get back on her feet after the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that happened on the 25th of April. The disaster claimed uncountable lives, and while there is no doubt that the people of Nepal need help, here’s a reminder that the animals do too.
Nothing is stronger than a mother's love. Read about these tear-jerking stories of animal mums who go above and beyond to save their babies.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’d most certainly have heard about the recent fiasco involving guide dog team Cassandra and Esme. While the incident has inevitably split people into two camps, the fact remains that many are still ignorant about guide dogs and the laws surrounding their presence in public spaces. Here’s what you need to know about these furry helpers:
Our prayers and condolences are with the family and friends of Ranee. On 7 April, the senior Jack Russell Terrier was on his daily walk with the family’s domestic helper when he was viciously attacked by two unleashed mongrels in the neighbourhood.
The issue of pets being left in cars is a problem for many law enforcers around the world, especially when owners don't recognise the potential risks to their pets' health when left behind in a rapidly heating vehicle. A pet owner in Ohio has been punished in an unusual way, for leaving her pet dog in the car.
Traffic jam because of a mischievous Border Collie driver? Yes, that's right. Read the hilarious (albeit dangerous) story here.
In recent months, the numbers of abandonment and re-selling of Tibetan Mastiffs have increased drastically in China. Read about their tragic fall from grace here.
On the 13th of April, comedian and renowned animal lover Ricky Gervais tweeted a photo of a trophy-hunter Rebecca Francis lying next to a dead giraffe, which she had presumably killed. Since then, there's been arguments from both sides of this conflict.
Dog-loving viewers of reality television series Britain's Got Talent were less than impressed with the performance of ventriloquist Marc Metral and his dog Wendy. Watch their performance and read the story here.
Visually impaired counsellor Cassandra Chiu and her guide dog Esme are in the headlines again, this time for an altercation with fashion store Zara, when she was turned away by a security personnel.
The bunny-themed holiday has always been one about celebrating new beginnings. This year, Save Our Street Dogs is holding a canine adoption drive to do just that—help abandoned dogs find loving homes to begin newer and happier chapters of their lives.
Read the story of Kim Silva, a former teacher at the American School of the Deaf who taught her three furry felines at home Sign Language.
If you’re already in the midst of planning your week’s programme, be sure to take note of Marni’s Animal House exhibition.
As parent company of many fashion labels, Inditex has put a huge dent in the global demand for angora with their boycott. Read more here.