Daily Bites


Charged and guilty: Recent animal abuse cases in Singapore

A Pasir Ris pet farm was discovered to have eight dogs in poor physical health during a surprise check, and a man has been charged with seven counts of ill-treating a Toy Poodle. Read on to find out more.

Sale of dog meat banned at the infamous Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Hopefully, the barbaric slaughter of cats and dogs at the festival will come to an end.

Readers with a cause

Read on to find out more about why shelters both locally and overseas are starting reading programmes for their animals.

Japan creates emergency response teams for animals

Read on to find out why Japanese vets and animal caretakers have decided to band together to ensure that all creatures are rescued during disasters.

The Chihuahua that steps up (onto her best friend’s back) for treats

This might be one of the most adorable (or manipulative) doggy friendships we’ve ever seen.

Retired sniffer dogs can now be rehomed in HDB flats

Starting in June this year, dog handlers from the Home Team and the military will be allowed to keep their ex-sniffer dogs in HDB flats, despite the size and breed of these dogs.

Thinking of releasing animals into the wild this Vesak Day holiday? Think again, says NParks and PUB.

Local authorities will be patrolling nature reserves this coming Vesak Day holiday, in an effort to educate the public on the dangers of releasing animals into the wild.

Poor casting call perpetuates the Mongrel stereotype in Singapore

Mediacorp’s hunt for a Mongrel to portray a fierce stray in one of its productions has gotten Singaporean netizens all riled up. Read on to find out why.

Wildlife Reserves Singapore adopts lost baby pangolin

A baby Sunda pangolin was found wandering around near Upper Thompson Road and has been adopted by Wildlife Reserves Singapore. Read on to find out how he’s been doing so far!

Dogs can (and will) trick humans for treats!

A study has shown that man’s best friend might not hesitate to deceive us, especially if that means that they get a tasty snack in return.