Be Kind To Pets is a community education
Aug 28, 2005. New apartment. New problems.
The 7-month-old Schnauzer faced change management
practices in the new apartment.
Aug 28, 2005. Stops licking front paws now that a
new male Golden Retriever keeps him company.
Mounts puppy. Moved to terrace house. The Spitz
has his own newspaper toilet area. Puppy uses
another newspaper. 2nd sheet of 3 sheets of papers
re-used. Puppy paper-trained fast too.
The lady who researched toilet-training.
Aug 28, 2005.
The Pom pushes the stools into the pee tray.
Aug 28, 2005.
The Schnauzer knows how to climb out of the
Aug 28, 2005. Best method of toilet
The Italian Greyhound had the ideal set up for
Aug 28, 2005.
Was the Corgi's inflamed navel irritated by urine
on the floor and why did the groomer clipped her
Aug 27, 2005. The whole apartment is the Jack
Russell's toilet. The
toilet-training book will be most useful for the
Jack Russell owner.
Aug 27, 2005. Had a lot of hair some-time ago.
Now, scabies mites infested >90% of the skin.
Sarcoptic mange is easily treated and cured.
Consult your vet early.
Aug 24, 2005.
"What should we do?" the
staff asked. There was an older lady who
was concerned enough to bring the dog's wet
sweater to wash and dry using the bathroom's hot
air hand dryer. The Chihuahua was dried similarly.
Overnight, the SATS staff made
sure the Chihuahua was dosed with a bit of water
mixed with maple syrup from a fast food chain. He
was also pinched on the neck skin hourly.
There was a written schedule
pasted on top of the desk. The room, filled with 15
helpful and caring staff was fortunately not
freezingly cold unlike some offices. The
white light on the table top kept the Chihuahua
Aug 24, 2005.
Saigon-Munich via Singapore by air
cargo. One collapsed Chihuahua (bottom) due to
cold temperature at cargo hold of plane.
Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) called
a vet. However, the Chihuahua did not wake up after fluid therapy.
Not permitted to leave the airport due to
quarantine regulations. The vet tried to revive
the dog for one hour. It was futile. He
would blink his eyes and then went into a deep
sleep. Doubted he would live.
"He might survive if you all
nurse him well," the vet said to the staff.
None had experience. So, there was not much
August 24, 2005.
8 a.m, the SATS officer phoned the vet: "The
Chihuahua is still alive." He phoned
again to make sure that the vet turned up.
The vet woke up the dog and put him near
ground up dried dog food mixed with maple syrup.
He was ravish and
ate a lot. Drank some water too.
Shipped back to
Saigon. An earlier batch of 3 Chihuahuas sent to
Munich. 1/3 died on arrival. So, the owner did not
want the Chihuahuas to go to Munich.
The 2nd Chihuahua (right) had breathing difficulty
and soft stools but had normal temperature. Both
were flown back to Saigon at 3 p.m on the same
Great nursing from the SATS staff saved the life
of the comatose Chihuahua. An incredible but true tale of a Chihuahua
fighting for its life in Singapore's Airport saved
by the caring love of the SATS ladies and
Aug 24, 2005. Starts whining and barking when left
alone in condo. Best not to spend too much time
with new puppy for first 14 days to discourage
The barking Cocker Spaniel puppy.
Aug 24, 2005. The professional breeder who
contracted this Miniature Schnauzer to a home
breeder might not pay. The home breeder wanted to
save the mother rather than wait and hoped that
the remaining pup might be passed out and killed
the mother died as a result of his delay.
Aug 24, 2005. The young experienced breeder gave
up on the cyanotic pup after 10 minutes. Gave to
my assistant James to handle after 10 minutes of
reviving. Yet, it survived and was very vigorous
but cyanotic (CE).
Aug 23, 2005. The breeder noted that the thread
had come off. Re-tied the umbilical cord.
The above was not a blue and tan Chihuahua. Note that pups are in
excellent body condition from this senior breeder.
Aug 23, 2005. Very experienced breeder knew
chihuahua needed an emergency Caesarean and saved
2 vigorous pups. Surprisingly, the wife did not
handle Caesarean pups.
& Veterinary Authority
Singapore's small animal vets sponosred by
Singapore Veterinary Association
Georgia Veterinary Medical Association
(Toa Payoh Vets)
All rights reserved. Revised: September 17, 2005