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Community 06 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Consult relevant bodies before quoting prices

VERY CONCERNED VETERINARIAN does not agree with the way microchipping of pets is being implemented.

Lifestyle 15 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Much-needed presence

ANTHONY THANASAYAN writes about the recent controversy over how best to bring up canines.

Community 13 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Kuala Langat pigs quarantined

THE Selangor Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) has directed the quarantine of pigs from the Kuala Langat district after one of the animals believed to be infected with the foot and mouth disease was detected in the area last week.

World 28 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Singapore lifts ban on Malaysian poultry imports

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will lift a ban on imports of poultry and poultry products from neighbouring Malaysia after Malaysia declared that it is free from bird flu, officials said on Wednesday.

Nation 19 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

PAS: It’s a sin to kill dogs unjustly

It is an Islamic principle not to shoot or kill any of Allah's living creations unjustly, says PAS commissioner Dr Rosli Yaakop of the recent shooting of 13 dogs by the Seremban Municipal Council.

Community 21 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

‘Bad apples’ tainting industry, say pig farmers

The majority of pig farmers in Selangor has given the assurance that they are raising healthy animals for consumption and are saddened by the action of a few 'bad apples' who have tainted the industry and caused a drop in demand for pork.

Health 26 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Vitamins and minerals in children

CHILDREN don't always manage to consume nutritious, wholesome foods their bodies require for optimal growth and development.

Lifestyle 30 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Inadequate protection

The Animal Act 2006 was passed this year without any changes to the antecedent law governing animal welfare, The Animal Ordinance 1956 ('Ordinance').

Lifestyle 09 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

All for the love of a dog

Unable to find her favourite breed locally, a sheepdog enthusiast takes to bringing in a puppy from abroad.

Lifestyle 03 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

He’s got my back

A pet that is a helper and protector, but most of all, a friend.