Video shows crane game player try to catch parrot in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens are outraged after video surfaced on Sunday (Aug. 2) showing a claw machine player trying to grab a live parrot trapped inside the game. On Sunday, a...

Well-known Taipei coffee shop accused of abusing raccoon

Update : 2020-06-29 16:41 During a media interview Monday afternoon (June 29), Tang apologized for mistreating his pet raccoon and serving as a bad example for the society. The coffee shop owner vo...

Woman in critical condition after hitting cattle on highway in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A female driver whose vehicle hit multiple cows in Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung had no heartbeat and was not breathing when first responders reached her Sunday...

Vietnamese migrant workers in Taiwan fined NT$1 million for preparing dog meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen Vietnamese migrant workers in central Taiwan have been fined a combined NT$1 million for killing and eating a dog, according to the latest court ruling. Th...

Taiwan joins in global celebration of National Animal Rights Day

Over 200 animal lovers and animal rights activists in Taipei joined thousands around the world on Sunday to commemorate an annual international event that raises awareness of animal rights. Nationa...

Video shows pit bull relentlessly attacking Taiwanese postman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A postman suffered a vicious, unprovoked attack by a pit bull at an intersection in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu County on Friday (May 10), causing him to suffer lacerations t...

Vigilantes vandalize Kaohsiung woman's home after video shows her beat dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Vigilantes vandalized a woman's home in Kaohsiung on Thursday (May 9) after a video surfaced on social media showing her mercilessly beating a stray dog with a broom. On...

Taiwan mulls tougher control on aggressive pet dogs as attacks rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s animal management authorities will consider implementing tighter control over pit bull dogs kept as pets in the country, in response to the increasing numbe...

Man sentenced for shooting neighbor's pit bull in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man in northeast Taiwan has been sentenced to 40 days in jail and fined NT$200,000 (US$6,480) for shooting his neighbor's American pit bull terrier, which survived the in...

Taiwanese outraged after pit bull savagely mauls dog to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese are outraged again after yet another pet American pit bull terrier savagely mauled a neighborhood dog in central Taiwan yesterday (March 2), reported UDN. Yesterda...

Taiwan immigration official apologizes after kicking airport sniffer dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An immigration official yesterday (Feb. 13) formally apologized for kicking a sniffer dog at Kaohsiung International Airport over the weekend, after a video of the incident app...

Taipei man indicted for killing hamster during spat with girlfriend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taipei man has been charged with violating the Animal Protection Act (動物保護法) after he was found to have killed a hamster when he got into a heated argument with his girlfrien...

New Taipei man fined NT$60,000 for sticking cat in mail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An owner of a cat has been fined a total of NT$60,000 for sending it to a shelter via express mail last month, announced the New Taipei City Animal Protection and Health Inspec...

Taiwan to include animal protection in school textbooks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - National education textbooks should include the topics of animal protection and animal rights, according to amendments approved by the Legislative Yuan Friday. The change was...

Pet neutering subsidy available at 16 veterinary hospitals in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pet owners in Taipei are encouraged to take advantage of the city’s neutering program with up to NT$2,000 cash subsidies at 16 veterinary hospitals. Pet owners sh...