Courtesy of Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore. For more information, visit www.ava.gov.sg. Often, lack of knowledge is the reason for the irresponsible behaviour of some pet owners. For instance, many people who buy pets on impulse do not consider the responsibilities that come with owning a pet. When reality
HDB apartments are allowed only one dog of a toy breed or its cross (that stands at 40cm at the shoulders and weighs 10kg or less). Read more to find out about approved dog breeds.
Courtesy of Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore. For more information, visit www.ava.gov.sg. Give a homeless animal a second chance. Consider adopting a homeless animal from an animal welfare organization or from someone fostering a pet, instead of running down to the nearest pet shop. Whether you want a puppy or
Courtesy of Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore. For more information, visit www.ava.gov.sg. Surgical sterilisation of pets is important to prevented unwanted litters. Often, pet owners find themselves in a situation when they so not know what to do with their pet’s newborn litter. Attempts to find homes for their pets’
Ready … Set … Train! Most dog owners would love a well-trained pooch. To achieve this, it is best to start the training while your dog is still a puppy and much more malleable. This will mean fewer accidents for you to clean up, multiple pairs of shoes that won’t
When you have a pet up for adoption or found a missing cat or dog, one of the first few things you should do is to take a picture of it for an adoption or lost pet notice. Chances are, the camera most readily available would be the one on
I don’t like it when dogs jump on me. I can’t tell you why it bothers me so much, it just does. Interestingly, nuisance jumping is a common complaint from owners as well. Most often, dogs are jumping for attention. Dogs who are overly anxious, such as those with separation
Do you feel guilty that your pet doesn’t get enough time with you? It’s a trap that happens to most of us, but one that can be easily remedied. Here are some guidelines for enriching your pet’s life and health through exercise. Why Exercising Your Dog Makes Sense Big or
Chocolate – it is often listed as one of our many favourite foods, well, at least for some of us that is. However, it contains a particular substance that is toxic to animals. Toxicity or poisoning is usually common in dogs than in cats and other animals. This is because most dogs
Pets Like Healthy Snacks Too – Even Vegetables Like buying candy for kids, we often think snacks that have been specially packaged for pets are the best treats in the world. Why would they want anything other than a tasty treat? But, a lot of those packaged pet snacks and
General questions: Are you aware of and prepared to assume the financial and physical responsibilities of caring for this animal? Including but not limited to: vaccinations, regular veterinary care and check-ups, appropriate quality food, time and attention. Is everyone in the household agreeable to adopting this animal? Have you had any pets before?
Check out this great infographic by talented designer Merwyn on community cats in Singapore. www.mervv.com