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Trial scheme for dog handlers to rehome retired sniffer dogs in HDB flats to be permanent from 15 Aug
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Under the pilot expansion of Project ADORE launched in June 2017, Dog handlers from the Singapore Police Force and Singapore Civil Defence Force K-9 units, and the SAF Military Working Dog Unit (MWDU) were allowed to rehome retired sniffer dogs in HDB flats. In Read More

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Hokkaido’s endangered Ussuri bears find a new home at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

Four of Hokkaido’s endangered Ussuri brown bears – Riku, Kai, Hanako and Amu – have safely migrated to their new home in the United Kingdom’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park, transported with utmost care during the 9,000km journey by DHL Global Forwarding. The endangered Ussuri brown bear, Read More

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Animal welfare groups seek assistance from MOM and AVA in hiring foreign workers for new shelter under their wing
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

Several animal rights groups have sought the assistance of authorities such as the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Agri-food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) in hiring foreign manpower in an effort to manage the overcapacity at the new Tengah Animal Lodge. According to the Animal Read More

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AVA formalises Cat Welfare Society’s role as mediator for cat-related issues in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has appointed Cat Welfare Society (CWS) as its third-party mediator for cat-related issues, noting that the arrangement will be for a year. It is said that a review will be carried out after the one Read More

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Inuka, Singapore’s last polar bear put to sleep by WRS as its medical condition worsened
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Inuka, Singapore’s last polar bear was put into “deep sleep” under anaesthesia on Wednesday (25 Apr) at about 7am. “He was not revived,” said Dr Cheng Wen-Haur, deputy CEO and Chief Life Sciences Officer of Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS). “Any form of treatment Read More

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Alleged case of dog abuse caught on video
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Facebook video posted by Mr Yeow Min Quan shown a dog moaning in a very sad tone as it was being abused by a woman apparently to be the maid of the house. The woman was seen to be very harsh on Read More

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Viral video of cat abuse, shows distressed cat bounded with cable ties
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A video of a rescue effort of a distressed cat bounded by cable ties have been circulating online, with many netizens condemned the actions of the perpetrator and thanked for helping the cat. The video was posted by Ms Salbiah Ishak on her Facebook Read More

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Dog died after consuming bread spiked with tranquilliser intended for pigeon culling exercise
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

An eight-year-old Sheltie-Cavalier dog died on 16 November, possibly due to consuming a piece of bread which was spiked with a tranquilizer and intended for a pigeon culling exercise. Ms Natasha Wilkins, the owner of the dog, told The Straits Times that the incident happened Read More

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Pet owner raises queries on level of medical attention received at Mount Pleasant Jalan Gelenggang
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Kimberly Yeo This is a long one, regarding Waffles’ health issues, his medical treatment at Mount Pleasant Veterinary Group, and the inadequate medical attention he received at Mount Pleasant Jalan Gelenggang. Pet dog injured in 2015 but recovered Ever since 2015, Waffles’ birthday Read More

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NUS students’ time out with furry friends
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Earlier this week on Monday, a group of friendly, high-spirited dogs paid a visit to NUS students, offering them a much-needed time-out from a busy week of studying and exam preparation, the National University of Singapore informed on NUSNEWS. Organised by animal welfare Read More

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