What is it like to Adopt a Senior Dog with Heart Problems
fatin・October 06, 2021
Thinking about adopting a senior dog? Read this article.
Studying in School while Caring for my New Dog!
fatin・August 19, 2021
In the beginning, it was hard as I was often worried about how she was coping. Is she eating, is she sleeping, is she missing me as much as I miss her?
How having a pet helped me with my mental health during a pandemic
fatin・August 12, 2021
Learn about the positive aspects of pet ownership, and how owning a pet might help one get through even the darkest of times
Did I make a mistake adopting a Singapore Special?
berniceoh・January 23, 2021
I adopted Gigi back in 2017. I was a pawrent noob. Never owned a dog before, hardly knew anyone who owned a dog and knew nothing about Singapore Specials(SS). I did not know what to expect upon adopting and there were times i wondered if I was making a mistake. One thing you have to […]
From Adoption to Adaptation: Stray Cats
Pawjourr・January 07, 2021
In our brand new series of #TWAShares, we had the pleasure of chatting with 3 different cat owners, who decided to adopt their cats.
Read on to learn about their lives post-adoption, and some of their tips and tricks for those that are eager to adopt cats too!
The Plight of the Singapore Special
theroyaltail・November 04, 2020
Adopting a Singapore Special is not for the faint-hearted. It’s for people who are prepared to take on a self-development journey.
When is the right time to get a dog?
dustychau・October 28, 2020
I have always liked dogs and wanted one but I knew I wasn’t ready for all the commitment: monetary, time and mentally when I was younger.
What are Singapore Specials like and are they right for you
kyla.blessing・October 26, 2020
When one considers between adoption and getting their new furkid from a known breeder, a major deterrent against opting for adoption is the lack of information on the temperaments of Singapore Specials (SS) (our affectionate name for our kampong dogs, also known to many as “mongrels”, “mixed-breeds” or “strays”).
Adopting Can Be Hard – Why It’s Still Worth It
Mako・October 13, 2020
Hi! I’m Jamie, and this is my puppy, Mako. He’s a cutie Singapore Special and I adopted him from Purely Adoptions when he was 3 months old. Adopting him has been the best decision of my life.
My China Adoption Story: From the Streets to the Sheets
YuMiZu・October 08, 2020
Meet Yumi, the strongest and cutest fatty adopted from China. It was his Gotcha Day recently so I finally got some time to sit down and write his story, about how he overcame all odds and came out a happy little warrior despite all he has faced.
What to Do After Your Pet Arrives in Singapore
YuMiZu・October 07, 2020
Up to the final paperwork, you can find all the information available on the Nparks website, but here are the bits that first-time importers may be unsure about. What happens after my pet arrives in Singapore?
So, I got a pet from overseas, how do I bring it back to Singapore now?
YuMiZu・October 06, 2020
I will be creating a series of posts detailing the breakdown of the process, including the paperwork and the experiences with some tips. I’ve done this paperwork 7 times, so I am pretty familiar with it by now.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Adopting a Dog
dailydoseoftalia・September 22, 2020
When my husband and I were moving into our new home, we both knew that our home will not be complete without a dog; He had grown up with one while I have always wanted one. We were dreaming of all the moments we would share with our furry companion, and while we never regretted our decision to adopt Talia, I wish I knew these things (to prep myself mentally) before adopting a dog:
Our Adopted Cats Have Separation Anxiety..No More
sonnoirxdaddyblanc・September 18, 2020
We hear the phrase all too often; ‘Adopt, don’t shop.’ Out of all the posts for adoption I encountered, one of them deeply caught my attention. An owner looking in desperation to re-home her cats or they will be handed over to the shelters. Behind that cute fluffy faces and mighty paws, a touching story began to unfold as we got to know the cats better. Because of the circumstances, we weren’t given ample time to let the cats get used to our “scents”. There were not much time to fully prepare for their arrivals but hey, I remembered how excited and nervous we were!
An insider look at a dog volunteer’s journey
Natalie Ng・September 14, 2020
I became a volunteer in 2018 at The Right To Live (TRTL) dog shelter, and have been volunteering there ever since. Many people have asked me what it’s like to volunteer at a dog shelter. They wonder about the friendliness of the dogs, what I do to care for them and how the environment is like. Thus, I thought I would pen down my experience as a volunteer in hopes of encouraging animal lovers like yourself to support local shelters!
Caring for a Tripod Dog!
Pawsanova / Kobe.sg・September 12, 2020
I’m sharing with you guys our journey with Kobe; our 3 legged Mongrel a.k.a Singapore Special. He was found with his left hind leg severed below its knee; and a huge maggot wound behind his back. The cause of his injuries until today is unclear. Rescuers managed to get him to the vet, and it was determined after a specialist’s assessment that amputation of his hindlimb is essential to improve his quality of life.
Ups & Downs of Adopting a Rescue – Mayo (part 2)
mayothedogo・September 10, 2020
Ever heard of the 3-3-3 rule when it comes to adopting a rescue dog? Do a simple search and google will tell you most rescue dogs follow this 3-3-3 rule.
Adopting Brownie, a Foster Fail
brownbethboba・September 07, 2020
I’ve always had a fascination for cats from the time I was little. One of the many cat-related stories of me as a child was how I catnapped several kittens without my dad’s knowledge. We were followed by what seems to be their mother and rightfully so, I had returned them to her.
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