Daily Bites

15.05.18

Outbreak of dog flu in Pasir Ris Farmway shelters

Considered one of the worst contagious disease outbreaks here in recent years, the dog flu has affected over 500 canines at the Pasir Ris Farmway shelters.
03.05.18

Benefits and risks of pets in nursing homes

Having pets in nursing homes (be it therapy animals, visiting furry companions or resident pets) can provide its elderly residents a sense of joy and relief. However, a recent study by researchers in Ohio discovered that nursing homes rarely had any policies or protocols to protect the residents or animals, thus making risks a real possibility.
27.04.18

5 unique pet Instagram accounts you should follow

A simple search will give you thousands of results for dog and cat Instagram accounts, but hidden among these are a bunch of unique critters that you should follow too!
23.04.18

Inuka the polar bear might be put down

Although his earlier check-up revealed that Inuka the polar bear’s health is declining rapidly, his final fate will be known after the second medical examination on Apr 25 (Wed).
27.03.18

The genius of Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson’s new stop-motion animation venture after Fantastic Mr. Fox is a story about a young boy who goes in search for his dog which has been banished to an island after an illness outbreak. An ode to 1960s Japanese cinema, Isle of Dogs, with a star-studded cast, 1,000 puppets and 240 micro sets, is truly a sight for sore eyes. Say the title fast enough and you’ll hear ‘I love dogs’. Read to find out more about how this intricate film was created!
15.03.18

Dog dies after being forced into overhead bin on United Airlines by flight attendant

Thinking about bringing your pet on a United Airlines flight with you? Think again. For several years, United Airlines has come under fire for their bad treatment of animals and numerous pet deaths onboard flights. With just three months into 2018, it seems like United Airlines is carrying on with this legacy.
08.03.18

Five paw-ssionate women for wildlife conservation

Today is International Women’s Day—so what better way to celebrate than to honour some fantastic women who have dedicated their lives to create a better world for animals to live in!
21.02.18

Five paw-some watches this CNY

This Lunar New Year, several luxury watch brands released watches with canine designs in celebration of the Year of the Dog. However, the ordinary person wouldn’t splurge tens of thousands of dollars on a watch, so we found some alternatives that are far more affordable and fur-shionable!
19.02.18

Five ways your bunny “speaks” to you

Communication is important in any relationship and this includes you and your bunny! Here are five ways your rabbit tries to tell you what it feels or wants:
12.02.18

Mission possible: Two heroic Labradors sniff out survivors in Taiwan quake wreckage

This heartwarming story of two brave pooches’ first successful rescue mission to sniff out survivors in the Hualien quake wreckage prove that not all heroes wear capes. Read on to find out how these rookie pups saved the day.