Taipei owner of pit bull that fatally attacked poodle faces hefty fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of a pit bull that fatally attacked a poodle in a Taipei park on Sunday (Sept. 13) is facing a hefty fine for violating the Animal Protection Act, the Taipei Cit...

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...

Taipei promotes pet-friendly city with food

Taipei (CNA) The Taipei City Animal Protection Office (TCAPO) showcased Thursday five healthy dog meals made by different pet-friendly restaurants in an effort to promote Taiwan's capital as a pet...

Update: Pig carcass spotted in downtown Taipei

Update: 01/09 5:40 p.m. The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) on Tuesday (Jan. 8) announced that the dead musk pig, which weighed over 180 kilograms, has tested n...

Photo of black kitty on Taipei animal shelter website attracts attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A black kitten’s photo attracted a lot of attention online after the Taipei City Animal Protection Office (TCAPO) posted it on the pet adoption section of the agency&...

Extensive list of animal shelters in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- English news aggregator Taiwan Observer has compiled an extensive list of animal shelters across Taiwan on July 18, after its Facebook page was flooded with requests about shel...

Duck carcass found at Taipei City park infected with avian flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A duck carcass found at Bihu Park, a popular park in Taipei City's Neihu District, on March 8 was confirmed on Saturday to have tested positive for H5 highly pathogenic avi...