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.

Read Your Pet's Mind

If you could read your furkid’s mind instead of guessing its thoughts and feelings, would you? It was never really a possibility for paw-rents until now–with the new Anicall device, you can get in touch with your pet's emotions!

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.

Paw Prints in the Sand

If you're tired of leaving boring, old human footprints in the sand when you head to the beach, the Japanese have got you covered. Check out these fun Ashiato sandals: They turn your footprints into huge, chubby paw prints!

Snuggle Up Close

If it was feasible, many paw-rents would choose to have their furkids sleep on their beds together with them. However, sleeping together sometimes comes at a cost–many experience frustration and lack of sleep from the whining and constant fidgeting of our furry pals. With this new Brazilian invention, that may very well become a thing of the past.

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.

Play With Fido & Puss From Anywhere In The World

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.

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.