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.
Leaving our furry friends behind when we head out is always difficult, and while surveillance cameras do quell our worries, they only allow for one-way interaction. Now, with a product created through support garnered via Kickstarter, paw-rents all over the world can look forward to playing and talking with their furkids virtually and sharing these moments with a specialised phone application.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Just like the popularised thunder shirt that helps to calm cats and dogs who suffer from anxiety and panic attacks, these three pieces work to protect your Fido, while at the same time giving him a stylish edge over his furry peers.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Gary and Jordie, who had their Guide Dog training graduation ceremony yesterday!