Category: Pet News

Pet news for all pet owners in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain

May 26
A Tail-Wagging Dining Experience in Dubai with the Places App

As pet parents, we know the joy of spending quality time with our furry friends, whether it’s a walk in the park or cozying up at a café. But finding a pet-friendly dining spot that meets both your and your pet’s needs can often turn into a frustrating challenge. That’s where the Places app comes […]

May 25
Stray Dogs Center UAQ Faces New Challenges in Securing a New Shelter

In a heartwarming show of community support, the Stray Dogs Center (SDC) shared heartbreaking news on what’s going on with the new land they have been working on for months. Stray Dogs Center has raised more than half a million dirhams earlier this year to secure a new shelter for their rescued animals. However, recent […]

May 13
Laugh Your Heart Out: Win Tickets to Andrew Schulz Show!”

Get ready for a night of non-stop laughter with our exclusive giveaway for tickets to the Andrew Schulz show! Don’t miss your chance to win free tickets and enjoy a comedy experience like no other. Here’s how to enter: Hurry – the giveaway ends on May 18th! About Pet Republic: Pet Republic isn’t just your […]

May 04
14 Innocent Puppies Abandoned in the Desert: Animals and Us Fujairah Receive Lack of Support

In a heart-wrenching turn of events, a group of 14 innocent puppies was recently discovered abandoned in the scorching desert, left to fend for themselves. The saddest part? The lack of response. It’s a stark reminder of the challenges faced by animals in need, especially those without a voice or a home. Animals and Us […]

Apr 28
Istanbul Airport’s Therapy Dogs Calming Passengers

Five new team members are compassionately traversing the bustling corridors of one of the world’s most active transportation hubs, these Therapy dogs are aiming to create a paw-sitively stress-free travel experience for passengers dealing with anxiety. Say hello to Istanbul Airport’s therapy dogs, ever-ready to provide support through snuggles, belly rubs, and affectionate kisses. All […]

Apr 20
Hard Rock Cafe Dubai has Launched a Pet Collection

Pet lovers and their furry companions are gearing up for a rockin’ celebration this International Pet Day with Hard Rock Cafe! The iconic venue is rolling out the red carpet for pets with a new pet collection wear to roll in style. Specially curated to elevate your pet’s fashion game and make this day even […]

Apr 18
Bark Air just Introduced Exclusive Dog`s Jet Charter

Bark Air know that flying with your beloved canine can be quite a nerve-wracking experience, both for you and your furry companion. Dogs are usually accommodated in the cabin or placed in a carrier under the seat in front of you, but the journey can still be filled with anxiety until you reach your destination. […]

Apr 17
Hotel Indigo Just Launched the Pawsome Escape

Attention all pet parents! Are you dreaming of a paw-some staycation where your furry friend can join in on the fun? Look no further than Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown, where pets are not just welcome, they’re treated like VIP guests. Summer Paw-some Staycation: From April 1st until the end of August, Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown […]

Apr 08
Help Relocate these Huskies to Colder Climate

Help Stray Dogs Center in their mission to relocate huskies to colder climate. With the help of an amazing supporter covering all transportation fees, Stray Dogs Center team is on a mission to send all their huskies to colder countries. Please share this with family and friends living in cooler climates, who have considered adding […]

Mar 27
How Expo City Dubai Cares for 80+ Cats Sustainably

At Expo City Dubai, sustainability meets compassion in creating a purr-fect paradise for our cats friends. Situated in Dubai, this innovative initiative has provided a safe place for over 80 cats in the area. Expo City has demonstrated a commitment to animal welfare that is both inspiring and impactful. The cornerstone of their efforts lies […]

Mar 24
A Heartbreaking Rescue: 18 Dogs and Cat Rescued from Ajman Puppy Mill

Friday was a big rescue day for Amanda’s Animal Rescue as they undertook a daunting rescue mission, saving 18 dogs and a cat from the deplorable conditions of a puppy mill in Ajman. The images captured at the scene reveal the stark reality behind the walls of such facilities, highlighting the urgent need for action […]

Mar 10
A Sneak Peek Into Petsville DIP

We had a chance to attend the grand opening of Petsville DIP, the latest addition to Dubai’s pet care scene. Let me tell you, stepping into Petsville DIP is like entering a new world of pet care excellence. It’s not just a facility; it’s a haven designed to redefine the way we nurture and pamper […]

Mar 07
Hotel Indigo’s Bake Sale Success for Stray Dogs Center UAE

At Hotel Indigo, the team recently teamed up for a good cause – helping out the Stray Dogs Center in the UAE. From the people in Finance, HR, and IT to those in Sales, Marketing, Reservations, and Operations, everyone worked together to make yummy treats. Team members competed to see who could make the tastiest […]

Feb 20
Unleashing Excitement: A New Dog Park in Abu Dhabi

Attention, residents of Raha Gardens! There’s a tail-wagging announcement just for you. Al Dar, the renowned developer, is soon opening the gates to “Bark Park” in Al Raha Garden, Khalifa City. While it may be small in size, it’s a paws-itively thrilling addition to your community. Situated inside gate 9/16, this park is exclusively reserved […]

Feb 17
Dubai Islands Beach Opens the Ultimate Dog Park

Say hello to the latest hotspot for dogs and their paw-rents – the brand-new dog park at Dubai Islands Beach! They rolled out the exciting news on Thursday, February 15, 2023, and it’s a game-changer for doggy days out. View this post on Instagram A post shared by @dubaiislandsbeach Picture this: 460 sqm of pure […]

Jan 04
Understanding the Recent Ban on XL Bullies in UK

In a significant move last year, the government imposed a ban on XL bully types, categorizing them as dangerous dogs in the UK. This enforcement, accompanied by stringent measures for owners, has sparked discussions among dog enthusiasts and pet owners alike. The XL Bullies Ban in a Nutshell The ban encompasses various activities related to […]

Dec 08
My Second Home Introduced a New “Playcare” Experience for Dogs

In a paw-some update for our furry friends in Dubai, My Second Home announced its latest offering: the “Playcare” experience. Set to launch in 2024, this innovative service is designed to cater to dogs that prefer a more intimate play setting or those whose owners seek a shorter, tailored engagement. What is the “Playcare” Experience? […]

Dec 03
Discount and Festive Surprises at UBK for Your Dog

Here comes Santa Paws, and UBK is turning into a festive haven for all the pet parents out there! On the 10th of December, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, grab your four-legged companions and head to UBK in JLT for a paw-some celebration. Festive Flair for Furry Companions UBK is not just a restaurant […]

Dec 03
Saudi is Hosting Riyadh Dog Festival

Riyadh, the vibrant capital city of Saudi Arabia, recently wrapped up its inaugural Global Riyadh Dog Festival, held as part of the larger Riyadh Season festivities. Representing a first-of-its-kind event in the region, the festival saw participation from over 250 dogs worldwide, adding a distinctive canine charm to the ongoing Riyadh Season. Riyadh Dog Festival […]

Nov 23
Leash Up and Avoid a Fine of AED 5,000 in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Municipality has recently issued an important reminder regarding the safety and well-being of our furry friends. To ensure the safety of everyone, the municipality has implemented a policy that imposes an AED 5,000 fine for those found walking their dogs without a leash. This measure aims to promote responsible pet ownership and […]

Nov 08
Winter Garden: A Pet-Friendly Wonderland for Winter is Back

Winter is fast approaching, and with it comes the enchanting return of the Habtoor Palace Winter Garden. If you’re looking for a magical winter market that welcomes your furry companions, then you’re in for a treat! From November 2023 through January 2024, this delightful winter wonderland will be open to all, complete with pop-up restaurants, […]

Oct 25
Owner of Bobi oldest dog shared special diet helped it live to 31

In the world of canine companionship, there’s a heartwarming story about Bobi, a remarkable Portuguese Rafeiro do Alentejo breed who defied the odds, becoming the world’s oldest dog, living to the ripe age of 31. Bobi’s journey, shared by his devoted owner Leonel Costa, is not only a tale of extraordinary longevity but also a […]

Oct 25
Exciting News for Snub Nosed Pet Owners: Emirates SkyCargo Lifts Ban with New Guidelines

We’ve got some pawsitive news for you regarding recent developments at the IPATA conference. Emirates SkyCargo, the air freight carrier, announced a decision that will warm the hearts of snub nosed pet owners. They are lifting the ban on transporting these adorable flat-faced companions, albeit for a trial period during the winter season from November […]

Oct 23
Bobi, the oldest dog in history has passed at 31 years and 163 days

In the world of remarkable dogs, one name stands out, and that is Bobi. Born on May 11, 1992, in Conqueiros, Leiria, Portugal, this purebred Rafeiro do Alentejo was more than just a family pet. In his remarkable journey, he not only captured the hearts of his caretakers but also etched his name in the […]

Oct 21
Stray Dogs Center: Half a Million Dirhams Raised for a New Shelter

In a heartwarming display of solidarity and support, the Stray Dogs Center (SDC) has managed to raise more than half a million dirhams to secure a new shelter. This achievement is not just a milestone; it’s a testament to the incredible love and dedication of the pet community in the UAE. The Drive for a […]

Oct 18
 Join Niall Harbison in a community dog walk in JLT

Get ready for a tail-wagging good time! In Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), a community of furry friends is coming together for a delightful 1.5km stroll with Niall Harbison. The walk is a collaboration with Lovin’ Dubai and will take place around Lake D in Cluster X. Originally hailing from Dublin, Niall Harbison made a life-altering […]

Oct 17
Furchild Collaborates with Al Jalila Foundation for #PINKtober2023

Furchild Pet Nutrition, UAE’s first home-grown premium raw pet food company collaborates with Al Jalila Foundation in partnership with Brest Friends to help raise awareness on early detection of breast cancer, and fund treatment and research to save lives of women suffering from breast cancer. Furchild’s co-founder, Katherine Cebrowski, further adds, “Furchild was Founded on […]

Oct 07
Peta offers $5,000 reward after cats dumped in Abu Dhabi

After the recent sad incident where more than 150 cats and a few dogs were left in the Abu Dhabi desert, and many of them suffered terribly. This made a lot of people around the world very upset. A group called PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), which cares a lot about animals, […]

Oct 04
Abu Dhabi Authorities Launch Investigations into Abandoned Cats Incident

In a commendable response to the recent heart-wrenching discovery of over 100 abandoned cats and kittens in the Abu Dhabi desert, the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) has swiftly initiated investigations into the incident. This move comes after the DMT received reports of the distressing situation and underscores their commitment to addressing this act […]

Sep 29
A Heartbreaking Situation: More Than 100 Cats Found Dumped in Abu Dhabi Desert

In a shocking and heartbreaking discovery, animal rescuers in the Abu Dhabi desert have come across an unimaginable scene. Over 100 cats and kittens, many of them lifeless, were found abandoned in the Al Falah area, close to the emirate’s Falcon Hospital. The felines were left to fend for themselves in this unforgiving environment as […]

Sep 24
Meet Sagi: The Winner of a Private Jet Flight to London

Many of you may have already heard about the heartwarming story of Sagi, and also the competition of K9 Jets for a winner of a pet friendly flight on a private jet from Dubai to London. We heard the incredible news: Sagi and Miles, the two wonderful boys, have been selected as the lucky winners […]

Sep 16
Win a Complimentary Seat for Your Canine Companion on K9 JETS’ Dubai to London Flight!

Are you ready to embark on a pet-friendly adventure of a lifetime? K9 JETS, the renowned pet-friendly airline, announced an exciting competition in celebration of the launch of its inaugural Dubai to London flight. This fantastic opportunity allows two fortunate pet owners to win a complimentary seat onboard, alongside their beloved canine companions. About K9 […]

Sep 16
Run for Dogs: An Exciting Obstacle Race for You and Your Furry Friend

Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure with your four-legged companion? On September 30th, at 5 PM, “Run for Dogs” is partnering with “Town Square” to bring you a thrilling obstacle race designed for both you and your beloved furry friend. Grand Opening of Dog Park: This event coincides with the grand opening of the […]

Sep 16
Spreading Joy: Balance 4 Paws “Christmas Charity Initiative”

As the holiday season approaches, Balance 4 Paws is gearing up for a heartwarming charity initiative that promises to bring joy to both pets and pet owners. The Giving Spirit of Balance 4 Paws Balance 4 Paws, known for its commitment to the well-being of animals, has embarked on a special Christmas charity project. They […]

Sep 12
Aurora’s Remarkable Journey: From Lost to Found, and Finally Home

Remember Aurora, a gentle soul from Animals and Us in Fujairah, embarked on an incredible journey that brought together a community of pet lovers. Her story is a testament to the unbreakable bond between humans and their furry companions, and it’s a tale of hope, perseverance, and the power of love. Lost but Not Forgotten […]

Aug 29
Heartbreaking Incident Raises Concerns About Pet Safety after a Fatal Dog Attack

In a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded by Zaabeel Park, a dog attack has left a pet owner devastated and ignited a discussion within the pet-loving community of Dubai. The incident has raised concerns about responsible dog ownership, the safety of pets, and the need for better education on handling and training dogs. We extend our […]

Aug 29
Doga & Pawlates September Calendar Unveiled by Stray Dogs Center

Get ready for a dose of cuteness combined with fitness as Stray Dogs Center presents the September calendar for their Doga and Pawlates events. It’s not just about stretching and posing – it’s about bonding with our furry friends in a whole new way. Why Doga & Pawlates? These yoga and pilates classes with our […]

Aug 29
This Dog’s Break-Dance Moves Wow School Celebration

Students at the Cristo Rey College, an elementary school in Peru, hosted a lively event on campus in honor of Father’s Day last June. There were music, games and an assortment of fun exhibitions — but one of the most memorable moments was provided by someone who wasn’t a student at all.  Evidently, along with […]

Aug 29
Dog’s Playful Interruption Creates Heartwarming Wedding Moment 

Estefanny Corilla Chinchay, a talented photographer and the proud owner of Fanny Productions, typically finds herself immersed in capturing the enchanting moments of wedding days. Alongside her thriving photography business, Chinchay cherishes her role as a dog parent to her lively and spirited pup, Oso. In a delightful turn of events, these two facets of […]

Aug 27
The Tale of a Cat Who Made a Classroom His Home

The heartwarming tale of Tombi, the lovable orange cat, is a testament to how sometimes the most unexpected encounters can lead to beautiful connections. Tombi’s story began to unfold in 2018 when he mysteriously appeared on the grounds of a public elementary school in Izmir, Turkey. In a departure from the usual wariness of strays, […]

Aug 27
Royal Love: King’s Unforgettable Birthday Surprise at a Daycare in Ajman

King, the charismatic English Labrador, holds a special place in his owner’s heart and the charming halls of Petcare, his favorite pet boarding and daycare spot in Ajman. For three wonderful years, King has found not just a temporary home there, but a loving second family. So, when his birthday came around, the team at […]

Aug 26
Introducing Pet Perks: Your Gateway to Exclusive Pet Savings!

Calling all pet lovers! We’re thrilled to roll out the red carpet for the launch of our brand-new membership program: Pet Perks! Pet Perks isn’t just another run-of-the-mill subscription – it’s your all-access pass to a world of exclusive offers, incredible discounts, and unbeatable benefits from our pet-loving partners. Imagine saving big on everything your […]

Aug 26
Dog Sneaks into Store Window Display, Hopes to Find a Loving Home

In a charming tale unfolding in southern Brazil, the owner of a fabric store was blissfully unaware that her shop wasn’t truly empty as she locked up for the night. Little did she know, a stray dog had surreptitiously slipped inside earlier that day, biding his time for the opportune moment to reveal himself. As […]

Aug 26
Dog Leaves Hospital with Vet Staff’s Sweet Farewell Surprise

Right from the beginning, Paulo Santoro and his beloved dog, Luck, formed an unbreakable bond. Their connection goes beyond words – they understand each other with just a glance. However, a few months ago, their close companionship faced a serious threat. While taking a stroll near their home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Paulo Santoro […]

Aug 26
Sweet Moments: Dog’s Nightly Visits to Baby Sister Captured on Baby Monitor

Berkley lives with his owner, Christine Jo Miller, her husband, and their young daughter, Elainey. At first, Miller worried that Berkley’s playful energy might be too much for her baby daughter. But soon, Berkley and Elainey became good friends. Miller used to keep Berkley away from Elainey because he’s a big dog. But when they […]

Aug 20
A Lifelong Shelter Dog Receives an Unanticipated Note in the Search for a Family

A gentle senior shelter dog with soulful eyes, Snoopy longs for a forever home where he can be cherished. As he yearned for a loving family to call his own, Snoopy charmed volunteers at the Benton-Franklin Humane Society (BFHS) for nearly two years. The shelter dog Snoopy’s journey to finding his forever home has been […]

Aug 20
Rescuing Concha: A Tale of Love, Compassion, and Healing

Concha and Perez, it seems, had stumbled upon a lasting companionship – a bond that transformed both of their lives. “Concha holds immense significance for us,” Perez confessed. “She’s reshaped our lives, just as we’ve brightened hers. I’m overwhelmed with joy that we could make a difference in her world.” Three years ago, in a […]

Aug 19
Beloved Meme Dog Cheems Passes Away at Age 12: A Tribute

The internet is mourning the loss of a beloved canine celebrity, Cheems, also known as Pup Balltze. The dog, famous for his iconic meme appearances, lost his battle with cancer at the age of 12. This news has sparked an outpouring of tributes and condolences from around the world. Cheems, the Shiba Inu with a […]

Aug 01
Blind And Deaf Dog Becomes Heartwarming Beach Guide

Imagine arriving at your vacation spot only to be greeted by the most heartwarming surprise – a four-legged beach guide eager to show you the way to paradise! For Hannah Brown and her family, their trip to the Turks and Caicos Islands turned into an unforgettable experience, thanks to the unexpected company of an adorable […]

Aug 01
Garage Sale for Dogs: Clear Your Clutter and Support Furry Friends!

Are you looking to declutter your home while making a difference in the lives of adorable doggies and kitties? Well, we have fantastic news for you! Animals and Us Fujairah is hosting a heartwarming Garage Sale for Dogs, where all proceeds will go towards supporting these furry companions Giving Back Never Felt So Good! Some […]

Aug 01
Meet Bunny The Rescue Dog and her Mercedes Wheelchair

Meet Bunny, the courageous rescue dog from Mexico, whose incredible journey began in May, all thanks to Henry and Finn, a compassionate duo embracing the #VanLife while advocating for shelter animals. Their passion lies in featuring adorable pups in search of their forever homes, and that’s when they introduced us to Bunny – a special […]

Jul 23
Rusty’s Rescue: A Call for Support from Animals & Us Fujairah

In the scorching heat of a day that seemed never-ending, a call for rescue reached the compassionate team at Animals & Us Fujairah. Their hearts sank upon hearing about a severely injured dog in desperate need of help. Rusty, as they would later call him, was struggling to walk, and his open wounds left him […]

Jul 22
Supporting Sal: A Puppy with a Fractured Leg Needs Your Help!

Meet Sal, a brave puppy who was born on the tough and perilous streets of Mussafah. Alongside his six siblings, he struggled to survive in the harsh environment until a group of compassionate volunteers from the Mussafah Dog Project stepped in to care for them. However, their joy was tempered by the discovery that Sal […]

Jul 22
Support Animal Welfare with Preloved Books at Reading4Animals Event

Are you a book lover who also cares deeply for our furry friends? Then mark your calendars for a heartwarming event that combines the joy of reading with the act of supporting animal welfare. Reading4Animals presents a unique concept where book enthusiasts can give a loving home to preloved books while making a significant contribution […]

Jul 17
Breaking News: Aurora Found and Safely Reunited with Her Family After 3 Weeks

After an intense search and with the collective efforts of the community, we are thrilled to announce that Aurora, the missing dog from Animals and Us, Fujairah, has been found and safely reunited with her loving family. We extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who participated in the search efforts, including all those who helped […]

Jul 13
Your Pet Can Now Fly with You on a Private Jet!

Exciting news for pet owners and travel enthusiasts! K9 JETS has just announced their exclusive flights between Dubai and London, opening up a whole new world of possibilities for you and your furry companions. ✈️ Picture this: Monday, 25th September, 9 am, you and your pup soaring through the skies from Farnborough to Dubai. And […]

Jul 03
Join the Search to Find Aurora

Aurora, a sweet dog from Animals and Us, Fujairah has been missing for more than a week. Despite relentless efforts, she remains separated from her loving foster home. We need your help now more than ever to bring her back safely.  Sightings and Search Area Aurora was last seen in Town Square, near Afro Pets, […]

Jun 29
Over 200 Dogs Unite to Celebrate Man’s 100th Birthday

Imagine the sheer delight of celebrating your 100th birthday surrounded by a legion of adorable dogs wagging their tails and showering you with love. That’s exactly what happened to Dr. Robert Moore of San Jose, who, as a passionate dog lover, had a unique birthday wish. Little did he know that his simple request would […]

Jun 24
Saving Lives, One Paw at a Time: Help Animals and Us Fujairah Shelter in Their Struggle

At Animals and Us Fujairah Shelter in UAE, the situation is critical. The shelter is inundated with calls for rescue every single day, and they are facing immense challenges in caring for the growing number of stray dogs in their care. It’s a matter of life and death, with puppies disappearing daily or facing worse […]

Jun 24
Unstoppable Dogs: A Biker Gang of Hope and Inspiration

Story Of Unstoppable Dogs Imagine a group that combines the spirit of a biker gang, the resilience of the Avengers, and the boundless love of our furry friends. Meet the Unstoppable Dogs, a remarkable pack of six disabled dogs named Speedy, Zeek, Eddie, Pop, Elliot, and Bunnypop, who are living life to the fullest and […]

Jun 14
Help Alex Find a Foster, Forever Home, or Sponsorship – A Heartwarming Stray Dog’s Journey

In the vast world of stray dogs, one furry friend stands out – Alex. With a heart full of hope, Alex is in search of a foster, forever home, or sponsorship that will give him the love and care he truly deserves. The Mussafah Dog Project, came across Alex’s story and were touched by his […]

Jun 13
Meet Lady Furla The Service Dog who flew on FlyDubai

In a heartwarming amoment, FlyDubai recently made a great initiative by welcoming Lady Furla, a remarkable flat coated retriever, as the first-ever service dog to fly with the airline. This milestone not only highlights the growing acceptance of service animals in the aviation industry but also showcases Dubai’s progressive attitude towards creating a more dog-friendly […]

Jun 12
Experience Pet Friendly Water Adventures in Dubai

Discover a pet friendly water adventure in Dubai at ISKI Club, located on Deira Island. Prepare for a day filled with sun, sand, and endless water adventures alongside your furry companions. This unique beach destination allows you to not only swim and splash with your dogs but also explore exciting activities such as kayaking and […]

Jun 12
This Pet Friendly Hotel Offers a FREE Pet Stay

If you’re planning a staycation during the upcoming Eid holiday and want to bring along your furry friends, we have great news for you! Al Hamra Village Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah is offering a special PET FREE promotion, allowing pets to stay for free until end of June With its excellent rates and pet-friendly […]

Jun 08
You Can Book a Private Puppy Yoga, and Support Shelter Doggies

Imagine combining the restorative power of yoga with the heartwarming presence of adorable canines. This innovative puppy yoga initiative by Stray Dogs Center not only promises an unforgettable and calming experience but also directly supports the furry residents of the shelter.  Puppy Yoga Whoever said that dogs are man’s best friend clearly knew the incredible […]

Jun 04
A Journey of Compassion: Niall Harbison and His Mission to Save Thailand’s Stray Dogs

In the heart of Thailand, amidst the bustling streets and scenic countryside, a remarkable man named Niall Harbison has dedicated his life to saving the lives of stray dogs. Originally from Dublin, Niall made a life-altering decision to move to Thailand after selling his successful marketing and PR company. What followed was a journey of […]

Jun 03
This Dog Earns $1m as a Social Media Influencer

Tucker Budzyn, an adorable six-year-old Golden Retriever hailing from Michigan, USA. This lovable pooch has garnered quite a reputation as the top influencer among pets worldwide. With an impressive social media following of approximately 25 million people, Tucker has become one of the wealthiest dogs in the world, earning an annual income of around $1 […]

May 28
Join Stray Dogs Center Weekly Dog Walks and Socialization Adventures

Stray Dogs Center in UAQ is a local licensed, non-profit, no-kill shelter that is dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating abused, abandoned, neglected, and forgotten stray animals in the United Arab Emirates. Established in 2013, this private animal shelter relies on the generous support of the public to continue its vital work. Currently, the shelter provides […]

May 27
Bobi the Oldest Dog Celebrates 31 Years

In a small village in Portugal, a furry superstar named Bobi has captured the hearts of people around the world. We previously introduced Bobi as the oldest dog, and now we have an exciting update to share. Bobi recently turned 31 years old, officially solidifying his place in the Guinness World Records as the world’s […]

May 25
BarkPark has introduced Dubai’s first self-service dog wash

Dubai pet owners, rejoice! BarkPark has just introduced an exciting addition that will leave your furry companions feeling fresh and fabulous. Say hello to “BarkPark Bubbles,” Dubai’s first self-service dog wash. Now, you can keep your pup clean and pampered with ease, all within the Bark Park premises. BarkPark Bubbles The BarkPark Bubbles experience includes […]

May 23
This Cute Dog Became a VIP on an Emirates Flight

In an extraordinary turn of events, a charming dog recently stole the show on an Emirates flight from New York to Dubai. This adorable canine not only managed to secure a spot in the prestigious business class but also garnered the attention of the flight crew, including the captain. The journey turned into an unforgettable […]

May 18
RAK Welfare Center Partners with Dubai Turtles to Save a Turtle

RAK Welfare Center recently rescued a beautiful turtle in Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah. The turtle was found floating on the surface of the beach with a missing flipper. The RAK Welfare Center quickly accepted the case, but since they are not experts in marine life, they reached out to Dubai Turtles for assistance. The […]

May 17
Young Students at Aquila School Make a Big Impact at Stray Dogs Center

In a heartwarming display of compassion and community spirit, the students of Aquila School have shown that age is no barrier when it comes to making a difference in the lives of stray dogs. Led by their dedicated head teacher, Julie Churm, who herself is a longtime supporter of the Stray Dogs Center, the students […]

May 17
K9 Friends Awareness Brunch: A Paw-some Event to Support Rescue Dogs in Dubai

K9 Friends Awareness Brunch. Join K9 Friends and QWERTY at a Fun-filled Brunch to Learn About Dog Adoption and Win Exciting Prizes! Dubai, UAE – In a heartwarming initiative to support the rescue and rehoming of stray and abandoned dogs, K9 Friends, in partnership with QWERTY, is hosting a special awareness brunch on May 27th […]

May 17
Dubai Insurance Company Paws-itively Boosts Office Morale with “Cat Day” Initiative

In a heartwarming twist to the daily grind, Democrance, a Dubai-based insurance company, has unleashed a purr-fect remedy for midweek work blues. Embracing the spirit of Mental Health Month, the company has declared Wednesdays as “Cat Day” in their office, inviting furry feline friends to roam freely among their employees. This unique initiative not only […]

May 16
This Dubai Company Spent their Team Building at a Dog Shelter Making a Pawsitive Impact

In a heartwarming display of corporate social responsibility, Kinetic MEA, a company in Dubai, recently embarked on an extraordinary team building activity. Breaking away from their routine, the team spent a memorable day at K9 Friends, a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and rehoming stray and abandoned dogs. This inspiring initiative not only brought joy […]

May 16
Our Community’s Incredible Response to Animals in Need

In our previous blog post, we shared the desperate plea for help from Animals and Us, a registered animal shelter in Fujairah. The response they received from our compassionate community has been nothing short of miraculous. Today, they shared an update on the tremendous progress made in feeding the beloved shelter animals. Read Full Story: […]

May 13
Urgent Plea: Help Animals and Us Save the Lives of Stray Dogs

Animals and Us, a registered animal shelter in Fujairah, is in dire need of help. The shelter has posted a heart-wrenching plea on their Facebook page, stating that they are almost completely out of food and have exhausted all options to ensure their animals have enough to eat. The shelter is home to nearly 400 […]

May 11
Remembering Miami: The Story of a Beloved Shelter Dog Who Touched Many Hearts

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of Miami’s passing. After months of fighting for her case, RAK Animal Welfare Center was finally able to send her to Dubai for an MRI. Unfortunately, Miami passed away on the table during the procedure. In our previous blog article, we shared the story of […]

May 04
Exciting 2k Race for Dogs

An exciting dog run is happening to promote dog adoption and pet awareness. The event will be a great opportunity for people to get involved in the community and help out with a great cause. It will also be a fun way for pet owners to bond with their furry friends. Participants can look forward […]

May 01
New Pet friendly Beach at Dubai Islands

Attention pet parents, there’s a new pet friendly beach in Dubai that’s open to your furry friends! If you’re looking for a great place to take your pup for some fun in the sun, then look no further. The new dog beach is the perfect spot for your pup to frolic in the waves and […]

Apr 29
Help Miami Walk Again: Urgent Foster Home Needed for Paralyzed Shelter Dog

Miami, one of the beloved shelter dogs at Ras Al Khaimah Animal Welfare Center, is currently in need of urgent help. RAKAWC shared on their page recently that Miami, who arrived at their shelter as a healthy and active puppy, suddenly lost the ability to move her hind legs. Despite getting an X-ray, the cause […]

Apr 27
Find Inner Peace with Furry Friends: RAKAWC Yoga Event

Join Ras Al Khaimah Animal Welfare Center RAKAWC for a 45-minute Hatha Yoga class led by Valeria from @vale_into_yoga at the RAKAWC’s beautiful dog park. This fun and energizing journey inwards is for a good cause, with all proceeds going to the RAK Animal Welfare Centre. During the class, Valeria will guide you through a […]

Apr 27
These dogs at Abu Dhabi Animal Shelter are looking for their forever home

Are you looking for a furry friend to add to your family? Look no further! Not only will you be saving a life, but Abu Dhabi Animal Shelter have a number of dogs in need of loving homes. The Abu Dhabi Animal Shelter for stray cats and dogs was established on 15th April 2010 in […]

Apr 26
Stray Dogs Center is Calling Volunteers and Art Lovers

Stray Dogs Center, the UAE-based animal shelter, is once again calling for volunteers to help them beautify their space through painting Pacifica murals. Led by David Tito-Nekeare, the event will take place on Friday, April 29th, at 9 am at the Stray Dogs Center located in Umm Al Quwain. Stray Dogs Center The Stray Dogs […]

Apr 19
Sponsor a Dog Staycation!

Animals & Us have launched a dog staycation program that helps get the rescue dogs out of the shelter and into a loving day care for weeks of love, care, fun & frolic! Animals and Us is a registered non-profit animal shelter founded in 2006 and a home to more than 400 dogs, 90 cats […]

Apr 16
This animal shelter is looking for volunteers to Paint

Stray Dogs Center, a private animal shelter in the UAE, is seeking volunteers to help beautify their shelter through painting Pacifica murals. Led by David Tito-Nekeare, this event is set to take place on Saturday, April 22 at 9am at the Stray Dogs Center in Umm Al Quwain. View this post on Instagram A post […]

Apr 15
These Dogs at K9 Friends are Looking for their Forever Home

Looking for a furry addition to your family? K9 Friends is one of the UAE’s dedicated shelters and rescue centers. With over 7,000 dogs re-homed since its inception in 1989, K9 Friends has a number of puppies in need of a forever home. They have a process whereby each dog is neutered, health checked and […]

Apr 14
JVC Residents Unite to Save Beloved Stray Cat from Relocation

Residents of Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC) have banded together to save a stray cat that has become a beloved fixture in their community. The cat, who has been living in front of the Circle Mall since its inception, is known as an unofficial “security guard” for the mall. However, concerns were raised when the community […]

Apr 13
There is a Saluki Adoption Day in Abu Dhabi

Calling all hound and Saluki lovers! House of Hounds (HOH) is excited to announce its first adoption day in Abu Dhabi. Come meet over 20 Salukis and sighthounds at the Saluki adoption day. Adoption Event Details: About House of Hound House of Hounds is a licensed group based in the United Arab Emirates, dedicated to […]

Apr 13
US suspends entry for dogs to curb rabies: What pet owners in the UAE need to know

According to Arabian Business, The United States has recently placed a “temporary” suspension on the entry of dogs into the country in order to curb the spread of rabies. The suspension will last until July 31, 2023, and applies to dogs coming from countries that are considered to be at “high-risk” for rabies, including the […]

Apr 08
Help Yanni Animal Welfare Make a Difference in the UAE

Yanni Animal Welfare, a registered non-profit organization in Dubai, is seeking support for their initiative, Have_Mercy_Feed_Us. The volunteer-based association is made up of individuals from various nationalities, religions, and colors who share a love and respect for animals. The primary responsibility of the group is to improve the lives of community animals in the UAE. […]

Apr 08
Fudgy’s Story: A Poll for Better Safety Measures in UAE Pet Care Facilities

Fudgy, the missing husky who captured the hearts of animal lovers all over the UAE, is still yet to be found. His owners have not given up hope, but they are also taking proactive steps to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future. Fudgy, a rescue dog in Dubai, has been missing since February […]

Mar 25
Help Find These Lost Dogs in the UAE: Fudgy, Leo, and Lilly

Recently, there have been a number of cases of lost dogs in the UAE, leaving many of these poor animals scared, hungry, and lost. It is a heartbreaking situation, and we want to share three stories of lost dogs in the hope that our community can help reunite them with their owners. 3 Lost Dogs […]

Mar 25
Taking Responsibility as a Pet Owner

As a pet owner, we have a responsibility to provide our furry friends with the love and care they deserve. From feeding them nutritious meals to taking them for daily walks, it’s crucial that we prioritize their well-being in every way possible. A puppy has been yet again left out in the heat of the […]

Mar 22
A New Dog Park in Abu Dhabi – Explore Al Masar Park

A New Dog Park in Abu Dhabi in Khalifa City, Al Masar Park, has officially opened its doors to the public, and among its many features is a dedicated dog park. Spanning 14,000 square metres, the park offers modern facilities including playgrounds, trampolines, beach volleyball, badminton and basketball courts, a BMX cycle track, a 2.1km […]

Mar 13
The Search for Fudgy Continues: Updates on the lost Dog

It’s been almost two weeks since Fudgy, a rescue dog, went missing on February 26th at 7:30 PM after running away from his handler due to an unsecured collar. Despite the efforts of his owners and the community, Fudgy is still missing. However, there are some updates that may be helpful in finding him. Fudgy […]

Mar 11
From Tragedy to Triumph: The Story of Star, the Paralyzed Dog Who Found Hope

Meet Star, a one-year-old dog who has been through a lot in his short life. In November 2022, Star was hit by a car, leaving him with critical injuries. The accident exacerbated an old injury to his lumbar spine, causing total paralysis of his hind legs. Despite his injuries, Star remained a fighter, dragging himself […]

Mar 11
Shelter for 600 Animals in Need of Urgent Support – Animals and Us

Michelle, from Animals and Us shelter, has recently posted a heartfelt plea on social media for support in the midst of their shelter license renewal process. With over 600 animals currently in their care, a non-renewal of their license could mean that these animals will have no food or care, as Michelle’s savings and salary […]

Mar 09
Desperate Search for Fudgy: A Heartbreaking Story of a Lost Dog in Dubai

In recent days, the UAE pet community has rallied together to help locate Fudgy, a beloved husky mix who got off his leash and run away while he was about to come home from day care in Al Quoz. Fudgy is just over 2 years old and has a malinois in his mix. Since the […]