By Julie M. Aurelio
Five armed men waylaid a Bureau of Customs employee two weeks ago in Quezon City, forcing themselves into his car and driving 12 kilometers to his house where they robbed him of about P1.4 million in cash, appliances and other valuables plus his family’s pet dog, police said Saturday.
By Edwin Fernandez
Health officials here expressed concern anew over the proliferation of stray dogs after the deaths of four persons from rabies just in the first quarter of the year.
By Carla P. Gomez
This new celebrity in Bacolod, the City of Smiles, has four legs. Goygoy, a 2-year-old Shih Tzu, catches attention as he speeds down the city streets on board a motorcycle in a cool outfit—a yellow helmet with matching goggles to protect his eyes from the wind.
The family of the girl killed by a Belgian Shepherd (Malinois) had opted not to press charges and to negotiate for a settlement with the dog’s owner, businessman Geolar Tan.
By Maricar Cinco
Police arrested two men believed to be collecting native dogs, or “aspins” (short for asong Pinoy), intended for butchering in the underground dog meat trade.
By Jodee A. Agoncillo
Barangay (village) councilor Carla Castro was far from her house when a fire broke out on a slum area on St. Joseph Merville Access Road in Pasay City on Saturday evening.
By Gabriel Cardinoza
Seven people were arrested for butchering 49 dogs in a vacant lot in Malasiqui town, Pangasinan Thursday, police said.
By Carinne Asutilla
A dog so mangled that part of its snout hung under its jaw when it was found had been operated on and is now recovering, its case serving as an example of man’s capacity for brutality and kindness and how animals are often at the receiving end of these.
By Niña Calleja
Smoke wafting from a Makati City neighborhood led authorities to the slaughter of a dog that ended up as appetizer in a drinking session.
Good Samaritans are still raising the funds needed to have a hero dog that lost her snout in the process of saving two girls get surgery in the United States.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Unmindful of the danger posed by rampaging floodwaters, a man who had already reached higher ground went back to his house at Provident Village in Marikina City to rescue another member of his family: His dog.
By Fat Reyes
About 300,000 dogs are being killed every year in the Philippines to be served as “pulutan”—appetizer for alcoholic beverages, a Radyo Inquirer report said Wednesday.
John Melo Solomon, 13, was worried that his dog, which ran toward the middle of Edsa, might be hit by buses on the highway.