News

17.04.17

Taiwan bans the consumption of cat and dog meat

Animal activists around the world are celebrating as Taiwan becomes the first Asian country to ban the sale and consumption of cat and dog meat.
13.04.17

Guide Dogs Association of the Blind receives year-long sponsorship from Scoot-Tigerair

The newly announced airline sponsorship will allow more trained guide dogs to be flown from Australia into Singapore, which will hopefully benefit the visually-impaired community here.
23.03.17

San Francisco bans the sale of non-rescue animals in pet shops

Finally, the homeless animals of San Francisco have reason to celebrate.
15.03.17

Man sentenced to 18 weeks’ jail for brutally killing cat

A 25-year-old man was arrested for throwing a stray cat down 10 floors of a Tampines HDB estate and slamming the cat to its death on the pavement. He pleaded guilty to two counts of animal abuse, and has since been sentenced to 18 weeks’ jail.
06.02.17

A cat in Ubi found wrapped up in masking tape: A new case of animal abuse in SG

A cat was found walking around Ubi wrapped in masking tape, making this a one-of-a-kind animal abuse case here in Singapore. Read on to find out more about how this cat was rescued.
02.02.17

AVA releases new dog licensing rules to improve traceability and discourage pet abandonment

AVA announced their plan to enhance the pet licensing regime, which aims to improve the traceability of pet canines in Singapore, discourage pet abandonment, and to help reunite lost dogs with their owners. Read on to find out about the new licensing rules that take effect in the first quarter of the year.
10.01.17

Cats Banned in HDB Flats: Is this unfair to cat lovers?

HDB has stated that while certain dog breeds are allowed as pets in flats, cats are not allowed at all. A recent post on social media regarding the ban on cats in flats garnered lots of attention and anger from cat lovers around the island. Should cats really be banned from our flats?
04.01.17

Illegal Fishing in Singapore: How is it affecting otters?

Fishing at Marina Bay is illegal, yet fishing enthusiasts are still heading down to cast their lines with complete disregard for marine life that are living in close proximity. Otters that live in the Bishan-Marina Bay area have been found with embedded fish hooks and fishing lines in their bodies. What could be done to rectify this situation?
22.11.16

Singapore government to build new homes for animal shelters and pet farms

Many of the pet farms and animal shelters–currently located in Loyang and Seletar– will need to move out by the end of 2017. But don’t worry, they’ll be going somewhere that is better for both their staff and the animals.
03.11.16

Reasons to adopt a dog

When you adopt a dog, not only do you give your new pooch a second chance at life; but you also help free up space in the shelter, thus allowing them to take in one more needy furkid. Read on for more on why we support adoption.