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.

New (Zealand) cats on the block!

Did you know only five per cent of New Zealand’s population are humans? The rest are animals! With majority of the country occupied by furries, it’s only natural for them to hop onto the cat cafe bandwagon. That’s right; New Zealand has opened their first cat cafe, and everyone is welcoming it with open arms.

Quirky Kitty

Ever felt confused by the mixed signals Kitty loves to give? Today we address the top five most common and quirky things that furry felines tend to do. Read on to find out what they are and what they mean!

Trick or treat: 25th Halloween Dog Parade

Halloween came early this year for the New Yorkers as they hosted the 25th annual Halloween Dog Parade at Manhattan’s Tomkins Square Park. Read on to find out how the exciting day went!

Meow Therapy

Did you know that the therapeutic effects of our pets’ companionship can work miracles? Founder of canine shelter Voices For Animals and doggy day care Sunny Heights, Derrick Tan, does. Read more about his latest venture—an animal therapy centre called The Cat Safari.

The NorCal CorgiCon

Attention all Corgi lovers and paw-rents! You will be brimming with envy when you hear of what took place over the weekend at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach: The Corgi Con, fall edition! Read on for your dose of Corgi cuteness.

Goodbye to the good boy, Spencer

Last Monday, singer Robbie Williams and his wife, Ayda Field, announced the loss of their furkid, Spencer. The video montage that Robbie posted on social media platforms showed Spencer happy, and well-loved by fans worldwide.

Four Legged Surfers

California’s annual “Surf City Surf Dog” competition gave 65 furry friends and 2500 fans a swelling good time with the sun, sea and sweat over the weekend. Read more about the surfing competitions and other activities that were lined up for them.

"Ohana" means family

There’s been a recent spate of heart-wrenching Syrian and Cuban refugee stories, but let’s not forget the heart-warming ones that involved paw-rents who refused to leave their furkids behind. Here are the stories of three refugees who brought their pets along on their arduous journeys by foot and sea.