The RSPCA isn’t impressed with you walking your cats on leads, guys

In an ideal world, they roam free, staking out the house and coming and going through a cat flap as they please. But this isn’t an ideal world, and many felines are living more of a dog’s life, stuck in city flats or houses without cat flaps, bored indoors, twiddling their claws and contemplating whether or not to sh*t on the carpet ... Read More

LTFRB: Pets are now allowed inside public utility vehicles

Great news for pet owners in the Philippines. The Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has announced that pets are now allowed in public modes of transportation. According to the agency, it has amended a provision in Memorandum Circular No. 2011-004 with MC 2019-019, and is now allowing pets to ... Read More

Piglet cafe opens in Tokyo

(CNN) — Cat cafes are practically ubiquitous these days. So how can Japan up the ante? A piglet cafe. Mipig, a coffee shop that is also home to adorable piglets, opened in the Meguro ward of Tokyo in March. A spokesperson for Mipig says that the cafe is home to mini-pigs or "teacup piglets," aka piggies so small they can fit into ... Read More

Best Friends Animal Adoption Day at Singapore Zoo

Every animal deserves love. Give these pets a second chance and a loving home! Animal Presentations and Talks 10.30 AM - 2.30 PM 11 MAY 2019 Participate in talks by local Animal Welfare Groups and catch exciting animal presentations. Performance by Jack & Rai 12 PM – 12.45 PM 11 MAY 2019 Catch a performance ... Read More

Clampdown on dog ownership begins in east China

Urban management officers in Hangzhou, the capital of eastern Zhejiang Province, are clamping down on bad canine behavior problems by telling dog owners to register their pets and walk them on a leash. Authorities in Hangzhou, east China are clamping down on bad canine behavior problems by telling dog owners to register their pets ... Read More

Pick up poo or we take the dog: Chinese city rolls out ‘social credit’ system for pet owners

Chinese cities are launching a scoring system for dog owners where anyone found failing to care for their pets could be forced to pay a fine - or even have their dog confiscated. The credit system is already being enforced in the Chinese city of Jinan, and requires anyone with a dog to register with the police - ... Read More

China’s New Rules on Pet Quarantine

Effective from May 1, 2019 Pets that pass inspection and have conformed to all requirements including microchip entering China from these countries will not be subject to quarantine. *Designated countries are New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Guam, Jamaica, Iceland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Cyprus, ... Read More

Barklife: Paris finally allows dogs into its public parks

 Dogs and their owners at the Champ de Mars, a park beneath the Eiffel Tower, which until recently was one of the few spaces open to dogs. Photograph: National Geographic Image Collection/Alamy When Lucie Desnos was looking for an apartment, she had one important condition: that it be near a park where she could walk her dog. Such a ... Read More

Pet Expo Singapore 2019 Returns For Its Sixth Year

Get ready for a furry good time with PetExpo 2019 as Singapore’s largest pet fair returns for its sixth consecutive year from 12-14 April 2019 at Singapore Expo Hall 7. Covering 6,000 square metres in its biggest edition yet, attendees can look forward to fashionable and statement accessories and furniture for their furkids alongside ... Read More

A brigade of beagles helps the US save billions at America’s busiest airports

(CNN) -Meet America's newest, and cutest, federal officers: a band of rescued beagles known as Chipper, Marlee, Chaze and Cardie. Starting next week, these four will begin their careers at two of America's busiest airports, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson and Chicago's O'Hare. They will join the hundreds of beagles already at work at ports of ... Read More