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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 »

Humane treatment

It’s not a headline-grabber, but the Talisay city government’s decision to stop gassing stray dogs deserves mention if only to rationalize how the populace and local government units (LGUs) treat stray animals, who are what they are simply because they were created that way. The decision to stop this practice, abhorrent even if one were […]

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Talisay stops gassing stray dogs


Caving in to protests from animal welfare activists, the Talisay City Veterinary Office has decided to stop the practice of killing stray dogs through the so-called “tambutso (tailpipe) gassing”.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pet registration soon a must in QC


Under an ordinance signed recently by Mayor Herbert Bautista, all residents must have their pets, especially dogs, registered and vaccinated to help prevent rabies. Those who fail to do so face hefty fines or even imprisonment.

Posted: July 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Have a heart, adopt a stray dog, Caloocan City vet urges residents

DOGGONED LIFE. Stray dogs seized and caged by the Caloocan City veterinarian’s office in this facility in Camarin face either one of two fates: Adoption or euthanasia. JOAN BONDOC

Of the 587 stray dogs rounded up since the start of the year as part of the Caloocan City government’s drive against rabies, only 40 have been put up for adoption. “If they aren’t adopted or claimed soon, all of them will be euthanized,” city veterinarian Teodoro Rosales told the Inquirer the other day. He […]

Posted: July 18th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »