Animal shelter encourages Pokemon Go players to help walk dogs

It seems even animal shelters are not spared from the Pokemon Go fever! Thankfully, this time it’s for a good cause. Since these “trainers” are going to be out hunting for Pokemon anyway, The Muncie Animal Shelter is encouraging them to volunteer to bring the shelter dogs along, so they can get their daily doses of love and exercise.

Pawsitive Steps: Join the walk for mental health

In support for mental health patients and the institutions that help them, Pawsitive Steps (28 August 2016) is an annual event where owners and their dogs go through a 2km walk cum obstacle course for a good cause. Although held in New South Wales, Australia, click here to find out how you can support the event from Singapore.

Justice Paws

Say what? A lawyer that’s dedicated to seeking justice for Fido? We can’t believe it either. Read on to find out more!

Comfort Pups

It was a tragedy that struck the world. Days after news broke of The Voice singer, Christina Grimmie’s murder, it was reported that an Orlando nightclub had been the target of a mass shooting with over 40 fatalities. Here’s what man’s best friend is doing to help victims of this misfortune.

Death by deaths

Recent news about the suicide of a Taiwanese vet and director of an animal shelter has raised concerns about euthanasia and the pressure put on animal shelters.

Hero Dogs

Two pooches fought and killed a poisonous cobra, saving their family members from getting bitten at their Braddell home. Read on to find out more about the fearless act of selflessness carried out by these brave mongrels.

Animals Abandoned

As paw-rents, it may be difficult to imagine how some people can heartlessly abandon their pets without good reason. However, a zoo owner from the small town of Gyumri, Armenia has taken it to the next level by leaving all his zoo animals. They are trapped in tiny concrete cells, and mostly without food or water. Read on to find out more.

Accidental Winner

Last weekend at the Elkmont Half-Marathon held at Alabama in the U.S., there was a surprise four-legged and furry participant. Ludivine the hound dog wandered off to the race without her paw-rent and unknowingly participated in it, even coming in seventh place! Read on to find out more.

Good Bacteria Pet Bacteria

After years of being reminded to “wash your hands to prevent the spread of germs and bacteria”, it may come as a shock that researchers from the Stanford School of Medicine are encouraging people not to wash their hands after gardening or petting their dogs. Read on to find out more.

Vets Strip for Charity

We all dread going to see the vet because that either means that our furkid is ill, or experiencing discomfort. This time, see these doctors in a different light, as vets from Sydney University Veterinary Faculty pose “full Monty” for their annual nude calendar. This effort is in bid to raise funds for the “We're For the Bush” campaign, in support of drought stricken farmers.

Decked Out in Christmas Cheer: 8th Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade

Christmas appears to have arrived early at Gaslamp in San Diego! Two days ago, more than 250 pets in creative holiday-themed costumes strutted their stuff down Fouth and Fifth Avenues. Read on to find out how the adorable day went.

Test Tube Puppies

After decades of research, the first litter of puppies conceived through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) have been successfully born, a breakthrough that spells hope for endangered dog species and the prevention of genetic dog diseases.

Searching For Puppy Love?

Looking for “the right one” is not easy, and that applies for both human and pooch partners! Potential paw-rents in the U.S. can now look forward to finding the perfect match through an online “dating” website that matches their personality with rescue dogs, helping in the process of adoption and re-homing.

Santa Claws in Tokyo!

The quirky and innovative Japanese have done it again! This time round, they have created a gigantic kitty that not just meows, but also transforms into “Santa Claws”—it dispenses presents to people who give it oh-so-heavenly nose rubs. Read on to find out more about this unique gentle giant!

Furkids are Harajuku Lovers too!

Harajuku fashion isn’t just limited to quirky Japanese girls anymore: Harajuku Lovers—a clothing line set up by Gwen Stefani—now has a pet range for the funky furkids among us.