The PETS Quiz

Quick Question #2: Why do dogs have wet noses?

Comic Educator

PETS meets up with the creator of Sir Fong, the comic adventurer, who leads readers on a scientific journey towards discovering life, love and compassion.

Halloween may be Tricky for Our Pets

We have to be a little more mindful of our pets with Halloween just around the corner. For the family, especially the children, Halloween means costumes, chocolates and gallivanting. But for our furry friends, Halloween isn’t all that special.

The Cultured Canine

Did you know that if our dogs could choose what music they could play, they would choose Bach? Yep, according to Irish behavioural researcher Deborah Wells, Ph.D of Belfast, most dogs actually prefer Bach instead of Tchaichovsky or Wagner.

Keeping Pets Safe During the Holiday Season

For most of us, the holiday season means shiny Christmas decorations, beautifully wrapped presents and a delectable selection of tasty holiday treats. In the midst of all the seasonal cheer, it is important to look out for your pets, as they are many new dangers they face during the holiday season.

Keeping Our Indoor Cats Happy and Healthy (Part 1)

In Singapore, most of our cats are kept as indoor pets. We fear for their safety outdoors, but being indoors can also pose just as many dangers – eg: the high-rise syndrome. While we can minimise the risks of our cats being lost, infected, or hurt at home, we must always consider what’s best for our cats.

Improving Your Dog’s Quality of Life

Improving your dog’s quality of life is a gift that keeps on giving: the more wonderful we make life for our dogs, the more ways they enhance our own.

Poodle: Health Issues

Like all dogs, the Poodle is also subject to various health issues. The following list is by no means conclusive, as research is still ongoing. The Poodle comes in three varieties – the Toy, Miniature and Standard. Each of these varieties are susceptible to different diseases. Below is a general list of health issues affecting Poodles.

Potential Risks for Indoor Cats

A large percentage of cat owners in Singapore keep indoor cats, but are they truly contented being indoors? Problems may arise if you’re not prepared to put in the time and effort with your indoor cat.

Dog Whiskers 101

Have you never wondered what your dogs whiskers were for? Perhaps you thought their only function was to frame your puppy’s adorable face. But that’s not all, your dog’s whiskers serve an important function.