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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.

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.

Community 08 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

DBKL wants proof on poisoning claim

The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) wants proof from those claiming that its dog-catching unit are poisoning stray dogs to curb their population in the city.

Community 20 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

Emaciated dog with inherited skin condition found wandering in Klang

INDEPENDENT animal rescuers are crying foul and want the relevant authorities to monitor dog breeders in the country after an emaciated, weak and disoriented Doberman was found wandering in Teluk Pulai, Klang, recently.

Community 14 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Pound animals used for research

IT IS a general practice for students of Veterinary Sciences to use animals like dogs and cats for research but only after they are humanely put to sleep, Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) deputy direcor-general (development) Dr Ibrahim Che Embong said.

Nation 30 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Neutering ops to be carried out in Pulau Ketam

PUTRAJAYA: A large-scale neutering operations will be carried out late next month to check the number of feral dogs on Pulau Ketam.

Nation 27 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bogus vets are on the loose

PETALING JAYA: When you send your pets to the veterinary clinic, you would expect a qualified veterinarian to treat it. But as i>The Star/idiscovered recently, that may not be the case.