Four isolated cases reported in Hong Kong and Belgium, have pets tested positive after being in close contact with COVID-19 infected owners. In Hong Kong, the policy requires pets of COVID-19 patients to be quarantined, while China faced issues of massive number of abandoned animals during its lockdown period.
Feeding human foods poisonous to dogs can be very dangerous for their health and may even be life-threatening. Unlike humans, dogs have a different metabolism. It is important to keep foods poisonous to dogs out of their reach. In the event that your dog consumed any of these harmful foods, visit the vet immediately.
Caring for kittens is pretty similar to that of bringing up babies. Proper care and training when they are young increases the odds they will grow up to be healthy, well-adjusted adults. Naturally, a new kitten is learning, growing, and becoming accustomed to their new home environment. They need to play and explore, but also feel as they are in a safe space. Start welcoming a new kitten into your household with these tips.
Caring for a puppy is a huge commitment and responsibility. By the time you bring your puppy into your household, he is likely eight to 12 weeks old. Like a baby, caring for a puppy at this age are requires a lot of care and attention as they are just coming out of their infancy having been away from their mother. They are also learning about new environments and requires a lot of care and attention.
Foods safe for dogs can be people foods too! The foods your dog eats is either healthy or harmful for them as dogs have different digestive system compared to humans. All dogs are different. While one dog may tolerate one food just fine, another has a bad reaction to it. Even if a food is deemed “safe” for dogs to eat, a rule of thumb is to feed it to your dog in moderation to mitigate any allergic reactions and other negative effects.
A male tabby cat was an urgent adoption case from a flat in Whampoa. He was housed in an over-crowded environment, resulting in complains from neighbours. His foster parents were given a deadline by the Housing Development Board (HDB) to remove him along with other resident cats in the unit. Volunteers at the Cat Welfare Society (CWS) sprung into action and organized adoption drives over three weekends to connect the tabby with new parents.
Since kittens grow very quickly and go through two stages of growth before adulthood – babycat and kitten – they need a specific diet in each stage that meets all their basic nutritional needs in order to strengthen their immune systems, promote proper neurosensory development and facilitate bone growth.
Unlike learning a foreign language which can be mastered in time, understanding a cat’s body language can be challenging and on an entirely different wavelength. Your cat speaks with her whole body. Get acquainted with cat speak here.
Creating a pet playground in a small apartment can be a challenging affair. Add an elderly family member to the equation and the exercise immediately warrants professional advice. For Ken and Teri, their parrot and cat are like family member, who have their own personality and need for private space. The young couple also lives with an elderly parent and are eager for a new living space which could give the two generation household and pets a partly private and communal space.
A high cost of living in Seoul pushed a young couple to carving a new life in a rustic town. In the small town Sowon-myeon Padori which translates to “wish” and “wave” in Korean, the couple envisioned their house and a small guesthouse for dog lovers. Mungzip guesthouse has always been the client’s dream, who often had trouble with finding good stay for her and her dogs while traveling. She wanted to call it.