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Zeus, tallest dog in the world, has died

A handout picture released by Guinness World Records taken on November 3, 2011 shows three-year-old Great Dane called Zeus from Otsego, Michigan. AFP

Zeus, the Great Dane who in 2012 earned the Guinness World Record as tallest dog in the world, has died at age five, a local US newspaper said Friday.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The rat was once a beautiful creature


(Part 3)
More on the Prototype Factory. The Rat has a mixed history. He was meant to be a poster boy of the zodiac. But he was too smart for his own good. Smart can mean bright. Smart can mean cunning, which is no good.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

US canine crowned world’s ugliest dog in 2007 dies

In a Friday, June 22, 2007 file photo, the Chinese Crested and Chihuahua mix dog "Elwood"  won the title of World's ugliest dog of 2007 at the 2007 World's Ugliest Dog Contest, in Petaluma, Calif. Elwood died unexpectedly on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28, 2013, said his owner, Karen Quigley of Sewell,Calif. She said Elwood had been dealing with some heath issues in recent months but appeared to be doing well. AP

A New Jersey canine that was crowned the world’s ugliest dog in 2007 and later became the topic of a children’s book preaching acceptance has died. Elwood was 8.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

This TV vet makes wildlife come alive for the average Pinoy

WITH Indonesia’s famous Komodo dragon

I’m sitting at a coffee shop table with Dr. Nielsen Donato, renowned veterinarian and, for the past year-and-a-half, co-host (with fellow vet Dr. Ferds Recio) of the environmental show “Born To Be Wild,” which airs Wednesday nights at 11:30 on GMA 7 (with a spin-off, “Born Impact,” Sundays at 9:30 p.m.). And his phone won’t stop ringing.

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Losing my best friend


He wasn’t anything special. He didn’t have bright eyes or beautiful hair, or incredibly soft skin. He didn’t play an instrument or sing; he wasn’t particularly intelligent.

Posted: March 15th, 2013 in 2BU | Read More »