Dog owners urged to check vaccinations after distemper found in foxSept. 26, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Dog owners are being advised by cantonal vets to make sure their pet’s vaccinations are up to date after a dead...
Man drowns in Lake Geneva saving dogSept. 16, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
A man has died in canton Vaud after jumping into Lake Geneva to rescue his dog on Saturday evening.
Charging cows kill dog and injure walkerJuly 26, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
A herd of cows in canton Nidwalden was spooked and injured a walker and killed a dog.
Police dog saves hypothermic teen in Lake ZugJune 6, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
A police dog saved a 17-year-old in Lake Zug yesterday morning.
Police seize endangered dogMay 16, 2019, 6:38 a.m.
Zurich police have taken a young dog into protective custody after a video went viral of man trying to silence the an...
Zurich police warn dog owners of poisoned foodFeb. 27, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Zurich police are warning dog owners to be careful about what their dogs may eat while out. The warning comes after o...
Lucerne mother complains police not doing enough after dog attackSept. 18, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
A mother in Lucerne is demanding the police do more to find a dog and its owner which attacked her seven-year-old dau...
81 year old woman survives 48 hours in Aargau forestJune 6, 2018, 6:14 a.m.
An 81 year old woman survived for 48 hours in woods near Aarau after she fell while walking.
Woman fined after dog causes bike crash in FribourgJune 6, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
A 40 year old woman in Fribourg has been fined several thousand francs for not keeping her dog under control after th...
Alligators and lions kept as pets in SwitzerlandMay 24, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
Unsurprisingly cats and dogs are the most popular pets in Switzerland. A new survey by the pet database Amicus says t...
Couple convicted of animal cruelty after drowning dogsMay 4, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
Protestors gathered outside a court in canton Aargau yesterday as a married couple were sentenced for animal cruelty.
Police hunt man who tried to stab dogApril 18, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
Police in Aargau are searching for a man who tried to stab a dog while shouting at the owner he should be on a leash.
Basel residents find ways around rubbish bag taxApril 5, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
Basel residents are finding ways around a charge on plastic bags for household waste. For over a year, there’s ...
Men need rescuing after botched dog rescue attemptApril 5, 2018, 6:35 a.m.
Two 71 year old men had to be rescued by police after they jumped into a swollen river to rescue a dog.
Geneva loses cash due to unregistered dogsFeb. 28, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
Canton Geneva believes it is losing around CHF 600,000 a year due to people not registering their dogs, according to ...
Three dogs killed by razor blades hidden in meatFeb. 19, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Three dogs have died after eating meat which had razor blades mixed in with the food. The owner Daniela Meyer from Ro...
man attacks dogs with pepper spray in ZugFeb. 15, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
Zug cantonal prosecutors are to decide if a man who attacked two dogs with a pepper spray should be charged.
Woman and dog attacked by boar in ZurichFeb. 14, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
A woman walking her dog in canton Zurich was attacked by a wild boar. The dog suffered serious injuries to the stomac...
Kennels fire claims pet livesDec. 13, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Several dogs and cats have perished in a fire at a boarding kennels in canton Thurgau.
No evidence of dog poisoning in GenevaDec. 1, 2017, 5:31 a.m.
Reports of dogs being poisoned in Geneva parks seem to have no basis in fact.
Searchers find body of man looking for dogNov. 22, 2017, 6:16 a.m.
Search parties have found the body of a 52 year old man in Leysin in Vaud.
Trend of feeding dog raw meat could spread salmonellaOct. 31, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
The trend of dog owners feeding their pets’ raw meat could be spreading salmonella to humans.
New offences unveiled in LausanneOct. 23, 2017, 1:22 p.m.
The city of Lausanne is clamping down on unsocial behaviour with a series of new finable offences. From next month an...
Labrador no longer top dog in SwitzerlandSept. 4, 2017, 6:50 a.m.
Chihuahuas have overtaken Labradors for the top spot of the most popular dog breed in Swiss households,