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Rumor has it: Top dogs compete for honours in New York
Rumor has it: Top dogs compete for honours in New York
After endless primping, cheers and more than a little drool, the Westminster Dog Show culminated with a triumph for a German shepherd named Rumor....
Guess what? Scientists have proved that Fido loves you more than dog biscuits
Guess what? Scientists have proved that Fido loves you more than dog biscuits
There are few relationships in the animal kingdom as close as that between humans and dogs. The latter have become the ultimate parasite —...
​Seoul cloning lab promises Fido forever
​Seoul cloning lab promises Fido forever
At $100 000 a head, the puppies frolicking around the fenced lawn in western Seoul don’t come cheap – but at least their owners know exactly...
[Video][From our archives] 6 things you should know about rabies
[Video][From our archives] 6 things you should know about rabies
To mark World Rabies Day, here are six things you probably don't know about the disease.
Ban on black boerboel exports at the heart of breeders' row
Ban on black boerboel exports at the heart of breeders' row
A group of South African black boerboel breeders is preparing to take the government to court over a ban on exports of the dog breed.
Airports go to the dogs to save lives
Airports go to the dogs to save lives
It’s not a dog’s life for Griffon and Scott in the traditional sense, but it’s the best job in the world for a working animal, and their...
I am an African and I grieve for my dog Bruno
I am an African and I grieve for my dog Bruno
Bruno was tall, brown and handsome. Without fail, whenever I returned home Bruno would run to the gate to welcome me – for 10 glorious years. On...
Britain's first cloned dog dubbed 'ridiculous waste of money'
Britain's first cloned dog dubbed 'ridiculous waste of money'
The birth of Britain's first cloned dog has been branded a "ridiculous waste of money" and scientists said the process raised serious...
W Rand animal shelter threatened by protests
W Rand animal shelter threatened by protests
Three years ago protesters in Durban Deep, an old mining area west of Johannesburg, threw firebombs at the offices of a local company and burnt...
Meet the world's 'Spoiled Rotten Pets'
Meet the world's 'Spoiled Rotten Pets'
Every dog has its day, and for Afghan pooch Aiden, today is for dancing lessons, while cats Lucky and Missy are legally guaranteed their nightly...
Every dog has its day: Gauteng muzzles Cape Town barking law
Every dog has its day: Gauteng muzzles Cape Town barking law
In Cape Town, dog owners who allow their pets to bark for more than six minutes an hour can be fined. Terence Mashego, Tshwane mayoral committee...
Dogs able to detect lung cancer, study suggests
Dogs able to detect lung cancer, study suggests
This potentially offers hope for earlier, life-saving diagnosis.

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