Hero for the hounds

Derrick Tan's bad boy days are over. He now hides a big heart behind his tattoo-clad exterior, as he helms Voices for Animals—the animal welfare group that gives ex-breeding dogs a second shot at being loved.

Come closer

If there's one photography subject that deserves a close-up, it's your furkid. From the glitter in Puss' eye to Fido's textured nose, these minute details are a lovely way to pay homage to your beautiful fur baby.

Best friends fur-ever

For our photo shoot, we decided to crash Victoria and the Jack Russell Terriers' morning walk at Kallang Park, following behind as Victoria Chew and her chipper dogs Maggie and Bubbles went about their daily exercise.


While some paw-rents are excited at the prospect of never having to “lose” a furkid again, the commercialisation of cloning has been ruffling feathers. We find out more from Sooam Biotech—the company that's able to create carbon copies of your pet pooch.

5 Reasons to be thankful for our furkids

It's time to count our furry blessings--these are five precious presents our pets give to us.

A cuddly snowball: Small Boy the Persian cat

Frolicking in a winter wonderland may be a pipe dream on our tropical island, but for Yanni Tan, every day feels like a white Christmas. She has her very own snowball—Small Boy, her fluffy, fair-haired furkid.

Free Wheely: K9 Carts for handicapped furkids

Not all hope is lost for the handicapped furkids among us: With K9 Carts, they can continue to indulge in the simple pleasure of bounding across grassy fields.

Big friendly giants: Lisa and her two Great Danes

Her Great Danes may stand as tall as us and even be double our weight, but these two canines prove that it’s possible to have hearts as big as their paws. Read about Lisa's story here.

Bark-gain hunting: Our top $2 picks

While we'd never think of shortchanging our furkids, Daiso—Singapore's favourite $2 store—has an amazing pet aisle that's worth raiding. Here are our top two favourite buys.

Rising from the Ashes: A "factory dog's" rescue story

When Hajar and Daniel Goh rescued Queen Hamlet from the sad life of a “factory dog” seven months ago, they never knew that the sickly pooch would turn out to be an angel in disguise.