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Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old – US

This July 21, 2014 photo provided by the University of California-San Diego shows three border collies, from left, Samwise, Arwen and Frodo. AP Photo/University of California-San Diego, Steve Harris

Foreign dog breeders have gone unregulated for years, shipping puppies so young and so sick that one in four died before reaching a U.S. airport, animal welfare workers say.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Stray dogs to join security squad in India

Stray dogs follow performing monkeys through the streets of Kolkata in India. AFP

Stray canines roaming the Indian capital may soon find themselves attending police training school with civic authorities planning to turn the animals into security dogs, reports said Saturday.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Reward offered for ‘sadistic’ Grand Canyon squirrel kicker

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Animal rights group PETA posted a $15,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the arrest of a shirtless man seen kicking a squirrel off the edge of the Grand Canyon.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 jailed for owning pets in Marikina resettlements


Man’s best friend and feline pals must be getting scarcer in Marikina City, where pet owners residing in some areas are arrested for violating the local law on animal sanitation and their beloved cats and dogs are impounded or sent to the wildlife center.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Koala survives terrifying ride clinging to car


Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometer (54.5-mile) ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »