South Korea's ex-president hounded over dumped dogs

Mar 14, 2017

South Korea's ex-president hounded over dumped dogs

Seoul AP It was hard to imagine that ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye could get any more unpopular. But that was before an animal rights group accused her of animal abandonment for leaving nine dogs at the presidential palace before returning to her ...

/ Mar 10, 2017

Tokyo infant mauled to death by pet dog

A 10-month-old girl mauled by a pet dog died in Hachioji, Tokyo on Thursday, according to the police. The dog was a pet kept by the girl’s grandparents. At around 4:35 p.m., Midori Yasuda was suddenly attacked by a 4-year-old male golden retriever when ...

Catraband: Kitty smuggler caught in Auckland

/ Dec 22, 2016

Catraband: Kitty smuggler caught in Auckland

A cat-crazy Canadian woman who tried to smuggle her pet into New Zealand in a handbag was immediately sent home after being caught at Auckland airport, officials said Thursday, calling her attempt “very stupid.” Officials condemned the hapless bid to circumvent strict biosecurity laws ...

Nov 18, 2016

Families love pets but lack disaster plans, survey finds

Pets are part of the family for 80.5 percent of some 3,500 people who were asked whether they would flee with their animals during a natural disaster. Despite this, just 4.2 percent of those surveyed had contingency plans in place for their pets. The ...