philippines

  • UPDATE: Hero dog Kabang’s facial surgeries delayed

    UPDATE: Hero dog Kabang’s facial surgeries delayed

    DogTime.com told you last week snoutless dog Kabang finally arrived in the United States after an international fundraising campaign raised over $20,000 USD to cover the cost of the mixed breed dog’s transportation from Zamboanga City, Philippines, to the University of California Davis William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. The money also covered the […]

  • Hero dog from Philippines to receive reconstructive surgery

    Hero dog from Philippines to receive reconstructive surgery

    Earlier this year, 11-year-old Dina Bunggal and her 3-year-old cousin Princess Diansing were crossing a street in Zamboanga City, Philippines, when a speeding motorcycle lost control and barreled toward them. The girls, trapped in the motorcycle’s path, would have been hit and possibly killed by the oncoming vehicle if it weren’t for their beloved dog […]

  • Pit Bulls from dog-fighting bust to be euthanized

    Pit Bulls from dog-fighting bust to be euthanized

    Dozens Pit Bull dogs that were found in what has been called the world’s largest dog-fighting bust in the Philippines may be euthanized so they don’t end up in similar circumstances, as there are no facilities to rehabilitate the animals. Seventeen Pit Bulls were put down following the discovery of a 300-dog makeshift camp, where […]

  • 300 Pit Bulls saved in world’s largest dog-fighting bust

    300 Pit Bulls saved in world’s largest dog-fighting bust

    More than 300 Pit Bull Terriers were rescued in the Philippines last Friday in what some are calling the world’s largest dog fighting raid. The Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) and the Philippine police coordinated the effort, which included a two-week surveillance period prior to the raid. The Pit Bulls were found on a five-acre […]