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Isle of dogs: Pakistan fishermen feed islands full of strays

The island, known as Dingy or Buddo, is one of dozens populated by dogs that line the shore south of the sprawling port megacity.

Study: Research on dogs might shed light on human responses to...

The study suggested dogs could be used as models for future research into the causes and psychological impacts of human obesity, the authors of the paper from Budapest's ELTE University said.

Colombian vet charged in US with smuggling heroin in puppies’ bellies

Andrés López Elorez allegedly smuggled heroin into the US from Colombia by surgically implanting packets of liquid heroin into puppies' bellies.

Japan’s Akita dogs melt foreign hearts

Hollywood actor Richard Gere, French film star Alain Delon and Russia's figure skating sensation Alina Zagitova have one thing in common: They adore Japan's Akita dogs.

Hong Kong “doggie dash” raises funds for abandoned pooches

Dozens of pugs and dachshunds, compensating for their lack of speed with dogged determination, took part in Hong Kong's inaugural "doggie dash" on Sunday to raise funds for abandoned and rescued canines.

Please stop exploiting disabled dogs

Parading disabled dogs at fundraising events to elicit sympathy is an unethical practice which should not be tolerated.

Freedom on a leash: Dogs give new life to disabled owners

These four-legged helpers are trained not just to help the blind or partially sighted but also to recognise a variety of sounds for the deaf or detect the signs of an impending epileptic fit.

US Army says mishandled war dogs, will comply with calls for...

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Army confirmed on Monday that it had mishandled retired bomb-sniffing war dogs and said it would comply with recommendations in a...

Pet cloning is not just for celebrities anymore

But animal rights groups say the process causes undue suffering to the pets that provide the egg cells and carry the embryos.

Cambodian PM denounces “dogs” for burning his effigy in Australia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, criticised by rights groups for a crackdown on the opposition and media, denounced protesters in Australia as dogs on Thursday for burning his effigy, days after threatening to beat them up.

As China’s Year of the Dog begins, imperial Pekingese breed is...

Breeders say that the breed's "bad genes" and a general lack of interest have kept pet owners away from the animal.

In Kenya, anti-poaching dogs are wildlife’s best friends

Tracker dog units have become pivotal in the fight against poaching

Milk spas and manicures: A Hong Kong dog’s life

As the city welcomes the Year of the Dog, pet owners are pushing out the boat more than ever to ensure their pooches are glossed and spritzed.

Another area declared rabies-infected in Sarawak

This raises to 30 the number of places in Sarawak affected by disease.

Video of dogs butchered at Indonesian market sparks outrage

Among the most disturbing images is footage of dogs being clobbered to death and blow-torched in the street amid the rows of grubby stalls.

Has the Year of the Dog gone to the dogs in...

If Malaysians continue to take offence at dogs and pigs, where will it stop?

Surau director: We welcome all those in need, even dogs

Zakaria Malik expresses his appreciation to his committee members and residents of Taman Free School who went out of their way to help flood victims in the area.

Pet dog Barney’s owner may sue local council

Chong Man Sin says Animal Welfare Act 2015 prohibits local councils from acting inhumanely against animals.

Rompin council stands by decision to shoot pet dog Barney

District council chief Mohd Zulkifli Hashim says any dog walking in public without its owner in sight, will be shot, even if wearing a collar and licence.

Man’s pet dog found dead with bullet lodged in body

Chong Man Sin, finds his pet dog Barney, dead in the compound of his house the morning after a stray dog culling operation in Rompin.

Rabies: Over 300 pet dogs, cats vaccinated in Taiping

Perak Veterinary Services Department director Dr Fuziah Muhayat says this is a preventive measure taken to mitigate the risk of the disease spreading in the district.

Rabies: Vet recommends vaccinating dogs in northern states

Dr Devan Arumugam says there is also a need to tighten country's borders to prevent people bringing in infected animals from neighbouring countries where rabies is endemic.

Public advised not to take cat bites lightly

State DVS director says people must seek immediate treatment if bitten or scratched by a cat as they are at risk of contracting rabies.

Kuala Sepetang to be gazetted rabies outbreak area

This follows incident where 2 girls were bitten by their pet dog on July 4.