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Dog Registration regulations in China

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General comments about dog registration regulations in China The promulgation and enforcement of dog regulations is prompted by a general increase in the number of complaints about dogs in major cities in China. The increase in complaints about dogs is a result of the large increase in dog ownership, and a lack of basic dog [...]

Sep 7 2014, 9:30 pm | Posted in Pets | Read More »

Ideal dog breeds for families with children

Ideal dog breeds for families with children

Whether you feel it is time to add a dog to the family or you have finally caved in to your children’s pestering, you have finally decided to get a dog. But, with so many breeds available, which one would be good for your family and what characteristics should you look for? Children are often [...]

Aug 19 2014, 9:30 am | Posted in Pets | Read More »

Feeding Pets

Feeding Pets

Pets become part of our family and our life, however it is important to remember that they are still animals and before domestication they roamed free in the wild. Over 10,000 years their appearance may have changed but the way their body works has not. First of all, responsible pet owners should feed their pets [...]

Aug 19 2014, 9:15 am | Posted in Pets | Read More »

Pet Vaccinations

Pet Vaccinations

When you go to the vet do you actually know what your pet is getting? The viral infections your pet is being vaccinated against are indicated by the letter, though do you know what the letters mean? Below is an explanation. Pet vaccination intervals The immunity response provided by a vaccination lasts longer than 1 [...]

Aug 19 2014, 9:00 am | Posted in Pets | Read More »

Raising Puppies

Raising Puppies

This document is essential reading for anyone who is thinking of getting a new puppy and will focus entirely on the first 6 months of your pet’s life. Buying a new puppy in China can be a perilous and sometimes heart-breaking journey. There are 5 stages to buying a new puppy, including making the right [...]

Aug 19 2014, 8:45 am | Posted in Pets | Read More »

Raising Kittens

Raising Kittens

  Bringing a new kitten into the home is a very exciting event for everyone. In the excitement of the moment, one may forget to take into consideration a few things. When first obtaining your new kitten, it would be helpful to find out from the previous owner the feeding schedule and diet. The reason [...]

Aug 19 2014, 7:43 am | Posted in Pets | Read More »

How to choose your first dog?

Choosing your first dog.

Whilst it is very easy to be emotionally harangued into buying the puppy sold by the street vendor, and similarly impossible to resist the immediate pull the cute spotty fluffy puppy in the local pet shop window has on your children… Try to resist. In my experience 50% of all newly bought puppies die; they [...]

Aug 2 2014, 10:31 pm | Posted in Featured,Pets | Read More »

Should expats bring their pets to China?

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The Chinese are rapidly becoming a population of pet lovers. As with all social changes this change is painful and the speed of change varies with the city or province. I have read posts that suggest that bringing your beloved pets to China should be avoided at all costs; I disagree with this strongly and [...]

Jun 16 2014, 10:07 pm | Posted in Pets | Read More »

Veterinary Clinics to Offer Registration Services for Dog Owners

Veterinary Clinics to Offer Registration Services for Dog Owners

Pet dog’s owners in Futian can now register the pets at veterinary clinics in the district as the urban administration bureau entrusted more than 30 veterinary clinics to provide registration services for these pet owners which started last Monday. Futian will be the first district to provide such services and residents need to only take [...]

Jan 28 2014, 7:47 am | Posted in Pets | Read More »

Great Pet Care at Dr. Beck and Stone Vet Clinic

Great Pet Care at Dr. Beck and Stone Vet Clinic

Our beloved five-year-old Shih Tzu “Bunni”  was viciously attacked by a dastardly Dalmatian at Peninsula One courtyard during the Chinese New Year. Normally we watch her like we’re hawks on patrol, however we were remiss for an instant because of a cellphone call, and in a second, there she was being shaken violently in the jaws [...]

May 14 2013, 7:28 am | Posted in Pets | Read More »

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