United Arab Emirates

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The United Arab Emirates i/juːˌntd ˌærəb ˈɛmɪrts/ (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran. In 2013, the UAE's total population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

Established in December 1971, the country is a federation of seven emirates. The constituent emirates are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by an absolute monarch; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the monarchs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates. Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language, although English is widely used.

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Adoption drive for disabled and elderly 'underdogs' to be held in Dubai

The National 20 Oct 2019
UAE welfare groups call for crackdown on illegal pet breeders. Could 'pet matchmaking' help solve problem of abandoned animals? ... abandoned pets can die of stress. Every dog should have its day, said Kate Lindley, the owner of Pet Pals and the event’s co-organiser....
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This week in wildlife - the best pictures of animals around the world

The National 18 Oct 2019
... endangered rays found in UAE waters. A guide to professional pet grooming in the UAE....
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Animal abuse among 28 crimes to be downgraded in UAE

The National 17 Oct 2019
The UAE Attorney General identified 28 minor crimes that used to be brought before judges that will now incur a fine ... UAE judges now have 19 options for community service sentences. Pet abandonment now punishable by law in the UAE ... In 2017, the UAE introduced community service as a punishment for some minor crimes....
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Insults, animal abuse and traffic offences among 28 crimes downgraded in UAE

The National 17 Oct 2019
The UAE Attorney General identified 28 minor crimes that used to be brought before judges that will now incur a fine ... UAE judges now have 19 options for community service sentences. Pet abandonment now punishable by law in the UAE ... In 2017, the UAE introduced community service as a punishment for some minor crimes....
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UAE traffic jams: Accidents don’t cause traffic, people cause traffic

Gulf News 15 Oct 2019
Oh UAE traffic ... Traffic can be found almost anywhere in the UAE if just one inept person makes it possible ... Here are the things people driving in the UAE need to stop doing on the roads ... If you have any more driving pet peeves in the UAE, please send us a tweet at @Gulf_News....
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UAE animal lovers warned of potential dangers of pet toys

The National 12 Oct 2019
Animal lovers in the UAE have been urged to take care when pampering their pets, with many unaware of the potentially deadly risks posed by seemingly harmless toys and shampoos ... While the pet toy trade is booming, with The Middle East Pet Care Company set to open its ninth UAE ......
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Fun-filled, first Al Ain Pet Festival to focus on animal care

Gulf News 07 Oct 2019
Pet lovers in the UAE, particularly in Al Ain, can now look forward to the first-ever pet festival to be organised in Al Ain on October 11 ... Pet experts will educate visitors about the significance of pet care and accessible resources in the UAE.” ... The pet passport must show as current all vaccinations required under UAE law....
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The Cat Vet in Dubai: inside the UAE's first feline-only clinic

The National 07 Oct 2019
From the moment an appointment is booked at The Cat Vet, the latest addition to Dubai’s veterinary scene and the UAE’s first cat-only clinic, the difference is palpable ... how you can help animals in the UAE ... A guide to professional pet grooming in the UAE. 15 portraits from pet photoshoots in Dubai ... There are many more cats in the UAE than dogs....
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Souqs of the Middle East: 22 of the best photos of markets from around the region

The National 07 Oct 2019
inside the UAE's first feline-only clinic. 15 portraits from pet photoshoots in Dubai ... The competition proved increasingly popular with GCC, and UAE, photographers this year, who constituted one-third of all entries in this year’s edition, doubling last year’s entries from the region....
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Meet Tetley: the dog in Dubai that's been waiting almost eight years for a home

The National 30 Sep 2019
Tetley has gotten very good at waiting ... Eight years to be exact ... Pet abandonment now punishable by law in the UAE. Abu Dhabi authorities launch pet shop crackdown. Adopt don't shop. 98 cats and dogs that need homes in the UAE. She adds ... K9 Friends is a shelter that rescues abandoned and stray dogs in the UAE and helps them find new loving homes ... Updated ... ....
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Zayed Higher Organisation partners with Musanada, Tadweer

Gulf Daily News 21 Sep 2019
Welcoming the MoU, Al Dhaheri said this partnership would generate further positive outcomes in supporting and enabling people of determination and integrating them into the community through professional development across several industries including PET bottle recycling....
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Unleashed: Ripe Market is opening a dog park in Umm Suqeim

The National 16 Sep 2019
Fridays and Saturdays spent relaxing in the sunshine at Ripe Market has to be one of the highlights of UAE life when the temperature drops. Now, the popular series of markets is set to become pet friendly, with the opening of a dog park ... Taking your pet along to Unleashed, however, is not free....
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15 amazing portraits from pet photoshoots in Dubai

The National 13 Sep 2019
Do you have the cutest cat? Is your dog just too adorable to not have a photo of? Well, pet owners in the UAE are in luck ... meet the UAE's most ... A guide to professional pet grooming in the UAE....
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