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Taiwan adds Formosan macaque to list of banned pets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting in September, people found raising an unregistered Formosan macaque could be liable for a fine of up to NT$250,000 (US$8,320), the Council of Agriculture (COA) an...

Ukrainian risks her life to rescue wild animals from war

CHUBYNSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Natalia Popova has found a new purpose in life: Rescuing wild animals and pets from the devastation wrought by the war in Ukraine. “They are my life,” sa...

Authorities clear 31.5 tons of trash from south Taiwan residence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After receiving complaints about a trash-filled and pest-infested residence in Sanmin District, the Kaohsiung City Government cleared 31.58 tons of trash and 2.63 tons of ...

Taiwan to revisit euthanasia rules for stray animals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will review regulations on animal euthanasia for strays suffering incurable diseases so they can die a dignified death, agricultural authorities said. The countr...

Taiwan to roll out pet rescue hotline

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will soon launch an around-the-clock pet rescue service as the country makes efforts to build itself into an "island for happy pets,” agricultural author...

Woman spots cobra while walking child to school in northeast Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While taking her child to school on Wednesday (July 6), a woman spotted a cobra slithering on the side of the road in Yilan County. At 1:22 p.m, the woman surnamed Hsie...

Hatten Hotels Worldwide (HHW) Wins Praise for Commitment to Source Only Cage-Free Eggs

HHW becomes first Malaysia-based hotel chain and property group to join global shift on key sustainability issue KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach – 7 June 2022 - Hatten Hotels Worldwide (H...

Animal rights advocates urge action on steel-jaw traps in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Animal welfare advocates in Taiwan are calling for tighter regulations on steel-jaw traps, which cause life-threatening injuries among the country’s wildlife. ACT...

Lost pangolin found wandering on north Taiwan street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Keelung City police received a report about a pangolin wandering down a street on Wednesday (May 18), the animal was taken in by the city’s animal protection o...

Bad Kitty: German town grounds cats to save rare birds

BERLIN (AP) — What a cat-astrophe! Authorities in the southwest German town of Walldorf have ordered some cat owners to keep their pets indoors until the end of August, to protect a ...

NGT and DinoVerse Join Forces to Roll out the Animal Protection Charity NFT Collaboration

A Portion of Proceeds Will be Donated to Animal Care Organizations More Than 100 Local KOLs Take the Steer to Participate “Meta-Street Hong Kong” Is Revealing its LandscapeHONG KONG SAR - Media OutRe...

South Taiwan light rail pauses service for chicken on platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A train on the Kaohsiung Light Rail system had to pause when a chicken appeared on a station’s platform on Thursday morning (May 5), which also marked the first time...

Authorities confront north Taiwan cat hoarder, find 47 cats in house

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After receiving reports from a veterinarian and an animal welfare volunteer, two borough chiefs in Taoyuan City confronted cat-hoarding owners to find 47 cats in a single ...

NGOs call for outright ban on giving away animals as prizes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The practice of using live animals as prizes at night markets and other occasions must be outlawed, Taiwan’s animal welfare groups urged on Friday (April 15). Gui...

Authorities to determine whether dog that attacked toddler in south Taiwan is pit bull

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pingtung County’s Department of Agriculture (DOA) is investigating whether a dog that injured a young girl on Sunday (April 3) can be considered a pit bull. DOA D...