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.

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.