South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse amid activist pressure

South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse amid activist pressure

South Korean officials have begun dismantling the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.

Keep your pets safe and stress-free this Deepavali

Keep your pets safe and stress-free this Deepavali

Deepavali is one of the happiest times of the year, but for animals, it is among the most anxious, thanks to firecrackers. Ensure that you take your pet for a walk before the bursting of firecrackers begins.

Truffles, ghosts and now malaria: things dogs can sniff out

Truffles, ghosts and now malaria: things dogs can sniff out

Man’s best friends have long been put to work, and a recent medical study has shown hounds can be trained to smell malaria in children. It means that we can tick off malaria from the list of things that dogs can identify with the 220m olfactory receptors in their noses.

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

The five-year-old litter mates — named Gasket, Goliath and Gunther — have been living at the Edmonton Humane Society in Alberta, Canada, since they arrived in late September from a different animal welfare agency.

Hurricane Florence: Abandoned pet shelter to kill animals if they are not adopted by time storm hits

Hurricane Florence: Abandoned pet shelter to kill animals if they are not adopted by time storm hits

Jewel Horton, manager of Pender County Animal Shelter in North Carolina, said on Wednesday that local government-run animal shelters were filling up fast and that those that hit capacity must “make space”.

Watch These Adorable Bunnies Participate in a Yoga Session

Watch These Adorable Bunnies Participate in a Yoga Session

“Bunny Yoga was created to provide people the opportunity to meet adoptable bunnies in a fun setting,” says Carrie Smith, the manager of the Best Friends Visitor Center. Participants leave class both educated about the importance of helping bunnies and “relaxed and inspired,” Smith says.

Abandoned puppy labeled 'free' in permanent marker finds new home

Abandoned puppy labeled 'free' in permanent marker finds new home

According to Sarah Cantrell, office manager and adoption coordinator at the Ross County Humane Society in Chillicothe, Ohio, the Lab-mix puppy was dumped in Yoctangee Park ahead of the Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival, which takes place during Memorial Day weekend.