Groomer pierces and sells kittens

Pet groomer pierces kittens to achieve a gothic look and sells them off online, causing outrage among netizens and animal activists.

Dramatic standoff raises debate over animals

While dog meat is still considered a delicacy in Chinese cuisine, more young Chinese are shunning such exotic cuisine and are embracing these canines as companions instead.

Following one-child policy comes one-dog policy

After many years of resigning themselves to a single child policy, Chinese residents in Shanghai now have to deal with a recently implemented one-dog policy. This moves comes after an increase in pet abandoning incidences, complaints from non-animal enthusiasts, as well as the soiling of public places.

The Loyal Soldier

As the old adage goes, "dogs are man's best friend" but these military dogs are more than that. In fact, they are more than your average canine companion.

One-dog Policy in Shanghai

Are we seeing a change in food trends? Dog meat has been a source of food in some areas of China from around 500 BC, and possibly even earlier.

Japan's 'Cat Island' Survived Quake

While islanders of Tashirojima, otherwise known as Japan's "Cat Island" have yet to resort to drastic measures for survival, it may very well be the end of our feline friends the iconic island should help tarry.

Foreign worker smashes dog's face

Just recently, a foreign worker from China reportedly smashed a dog's face with a metal chain until it was a bloody mess.

The nex best thing?

If you've been wanting to visit the new mall that's been touted as a pet-friendly mall, wait no longer - the K9 Park atop nex mall just officially opened on 28th December 2010. PETS Magazine was invited to view the new premises.

Jail Bird

Lorenzo, a parrot, has been arrested for being an accomplice to drug dealers in Columbia.

Guide Dogs for the Blind

In Singapore, only one person uses a guide dog to get around. Mr Kua Cheng Hock was born blind and his desire to own a guide dog was introduced at a young age when he read about it in the 1970s. When studying to teach the blind in Melbourne, Mr Kua started using his first guide dog. Now in Singapore, he has Kendra – the only guide dog on these shores.

Dog Bashed to Death

A dog was found brutally murdered at a void deck. Witnesses place a man in his mid 30s to 40s as the perpetrator. He was said to have dragged the dog, a Pomeranian, to the coffeeshop nearby and requested for a knife. The hawker refused to give him one and the man dragged the dog away to the void deck. Seconds later, loud yelling and yelping was heard. Onlookers said the man was throwing the dog on the floor repeatedly until the dog died.

Jungbok in Korea

An animal protection activist (L) gives a “free hug” to a passerby at an event to promote animal protection on “Jungbok” day in Seoul July 29, 2010.