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More than 40 zoo animals evacuated from Gaza Strip

Apr 08, 2019 - 9:02 AM

Four Paws association, which organized the transfer, says thin and weakened 43 animals, including a wolf and monkeys, had been living in 'terrible conditions' in the Rafah zoo

TRANSFER. A sedated lion lies in a cage at a zoo in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on April 6, 2019, as members of the international animal welfare charity "Four Paws" prepare to evacuate the animal out of the Palestinian enclave and relocate it to sanctuaries in Jordan. Photo by Said Khatib/AFP

PAWS had a halloween party, and it was definitely a treat

Nov 02, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Give them ALL the treats!

TRICK OR TREAT. We'd give this cutie all the treats he wants. Photo courtesy of PAWS

The week in photos: September 29-October 5, 2018

Oct 06, 2018 - 5:46 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

SURFER DUDES. Dogs ride a wave in tandem during the 10th annual Surf City Surf Dog contest in Huntington Beach, California on September 29, 2018. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Prosecutor dismisses PAWS' dog slaughter complaint vs 'Oro'

Apr 07, 2017 - 10:50 PM

PAWS says that their complaint on the violation of section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act has been dismissed

PAWS files case against 'Oro' over dog slaughter scene

Jan 12, 2017 - 10:25 AM

If found guilty the Oro team could face two to 3 years in prison and a fine of up to P250 000

'ORO.' The Philippine Animal Welfare Society files a complaint against the Metro Manila Film Festival 2016 entry. Photo shows 'Oro' star Irma Adlawan, who on Best Actress at the festival for her performance. Screengrab from Facebook/mmffofficial

MMFF suspends 'Oro' producers, director over dog slaughter scene

Jan 06, 2017 - 8:16 PM

The MMFF ExeCom also issues a strong reprimand to the Oro production team

'Oro' producer speaks up on possible charges over dog slaughter scene

Jan 05, 2017 - 11:22 AM

Handa naman po kami wala po kaming itatago says producer Shandii Bacolod

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Jan 03, 2017 - 8:40 PM

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'Oro' rep admits to lying about dog slaughter scene – Liza Diño

Jan 03, 2017 - 8:21 PM

A real dog was killed while filming the movie not a goat with prosthetics as the production s representative previously said

'Oro' director, producer address controversial dog slaughter scene

Jan 02, 2017 - 10:54 PM

Director Alvin Yapan and producer Feliz Guerrero release a statement on the issue

9 steps to keep pets trauma-free during New Year revelry

Dec 26, 2015 - 7:38 PM

Our four legged friends particularly cats and dogs suffer in silence as firecrackers and fireworks of varying intensity are ignited says PAWS

Animal rights advocates with their pets join in a campaign calling the public not to use firecrackers during the New Year celebration at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Manila on December 29, 2012. File photo by Noel Celis/ AFP

IN PHOTOS: Meet 'Yaya Dog,' 'Heneral Tuna,' more pets in amazing Halloween costumes

Oct 31, 2015 - 9:46 PM

Check out the outfits at the PAWS Scaredy Cats and Dogs costume competition

YAYA DOG. This dog dressed up as the 'Eat Bulaga's' popular Yaya Dub for PAWS' Scaredy Cats and Dogs competition. Photo courtesy of PAWS, Yaya Dub screengrab from Instagram/eatbulaga1979

‘Lending a paw’ is easier than you think

Aug 24, 2015 - 6:40 PM

Take a photo with your pet and help another animal in need

Animal cruelty video angers netizens

Jul 06, 2015 - 2:23 PM

A disturbing video showing cruelty to an animal enrages netizens But no one knows who the maker of the video is

A sanctuary for abused animals

Sep 06, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Pet adoption is a lifetime commitment that should never be taken lightly

Things to do: August 8-14

Aug 07, 2014 - 1:00 PM

Planning this week s activities with friends and family? Here is a round up of this week s happenings

More bite for animal rights law

Jul 14, 2013 - 9:07 PM

Cruelty to animals to get stiffer penalties

THEY TOO HAVE RIGHTS. Animal care makes better human beings

Have you rescued a kitten lately?

Jun 30, 2013 - 7:55 PM

Here are a few tips to rescuing stray kittens

DON'T GO ASTRAY. One of the kittens in Kathy's village. Photo by Kathy Moran

Is there a pet-friendly vote?

May 05, 2013 - 4:43 PM

Animals can t vote but animal lovers can Here are candidates who have supported laws for animal welfare

PET-FRIENDLY VOTE. This elections, which candidates will animal-lovers want to vote for? Image courtesy of PAWS

Dine with PAWS: Dining with my best friend

Apr 07, 2013 - 6:28 PM

After spending a few moments with Rosie Sharon Cuneta immediately said she would adopt her that she would sponsor all of her needs together with some of the special needs dogs at the PAWS shelter

ANIMAL LOVING BEAUTIES. (From left) Karylle with Shih-Tzu Lucky, Carla D., and Joey Mead King with Hershey. All photos courtesy of PAWS

Forever homes, loving families

Mar 17, 2013 - 2:19 PM

Complete papers pedigree and a high price don’t make for a better pet — a loving family and space to roam do

MEET MOMO. Momo is from the Mandaluyong Animal Shelter (MAS). PAWS helps MAS by spaying and neutering the dogs, a few at a time, to get them ready for adoption. Momo had leg surgery and is ready to go to a loving home. All photos courtesy of Kathy Moran

Star elephant courts controversy in Manila Zoo

Oct 17, 2012 - 12:32 PM

An elderly elephant named Mali is the star at Manila s zoo but also the focus of a campaign alleging animal cruelty that has united the country s powerful bishops global pop stars and a Nobel laureate

In a picture taken on June 20, 2012, visitors look at the 35-year-old elephant named Mali at the Manila Zoo. The historic Manila Zoo, once a major attraction of the Philippines, now finds itself the target of criticism for the condition of its animals, particularly its "star", an elephant named Mali. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

Heart Evangelista: Stiffer penalties for animal cruelty

Sep 04, 2012 - 1:23 PM

Animal rights advocates and celebrities call for stiffer penalties on animal cruelty

Anna Cabrera: In it for happy endings

Jul 22, 2012 - 4:27 PM

Get to know the lady who spearheads the Philippine Animal Welfare Society

ANNA CABRERA WITH HORACE, the PAWS office cat. Photo courtesy of PAWS

[Pets] Adopt, don't buy

Jun 18, 2012 - 8:35 AM

PETA joins other animal rights organizations in promoting animal adoption

THEY ALSO DESERVE A happy ending. Rescues like Uggie, after proper rehabilitation, can still turn out to be stars. Image from PETA

[Pets] See beauty beyond breed

Jun 01, 2012 - 2:51 PM

Discrimination exists even in the world of dogs and cats PAWS wants to put that to a stop

THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL TOO. Aspins like Bryan have the strength and resilience that some pure-bred dogs don't have. Photo from PAWS

Online anger over photo of dog in sack

Mar 12, 2012 - 1:17 PM

PAWS set to file charges vs owner of car transporting dog in sack violation of Republic Act 8485

CRUELTY GOING VIRAL. The Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) reported this photo of a dog being carried in a sack at the back of a car, which went viral on Monday, March 12.