Demystifying Malaysia’s Animal Welfare Bill

On 17 June 2015, the Dewan Rakyat passed a landmark Animal Welfare Bill after four years of debate. Before the passage of this bill, the law pertaining to animal abuse and neglect had lacked teeth...
Jul 9, 2015


Exciting Changes at SPCA Selangor!

It’s been a long time since I’ve felt such a jolt of optimism in the realm of animal welfare. SPCA Selangor is in transition, and over the past six months, the staff members have thrown all their...
Sep 9, 2013


Abuse and Neglect: Who Should I Call? SPCA?

As I watch conversations both in the PetFinder.my Forum and on the social media pages of various animal welfare NGOs, I realise that there is a great deal of misunderstanding concerning the role...
Jul 3, 2013


Paws In Malta

I recently had the privilege of spending a couple of weeks in Malta, a tiny country (population about 400,000) of three islands in the middle of the Mediterranean, halfway between Italy and northern...
Apr 9, 2013


Quality of Life, Quality of Death

This is the subject that no pet-lover wants to think about, but those of us who share our lives with pets have either been there already or know deep in our hearts that the day is coming. One day,...
Jan 24, 2013


Factors For Successful Acupuncture Treatment In Pets

“Can acupuncture help my pet?” This is of course what every pet owner wants to know above all else when considering a visit to Asia Paws.  Dr. Susanna Brida-Hofherr has reflected upon her...
Nov 23, 2012


Pet Wellness From The Holistic Perspective

PetFinder.my recently interviewed Dr. Susanna Brida-Hofherr of Asia Paws, a holistic veterinary clinic in Kuala Lumpur.  At present, Dr. Susanna is Malaysia’s only certified veterinary...
Sep 1, 2012


Should I Microchip My Pet?

In the past couple of years, I’ve noticed a number of posts on the PetFinder.my forum in which members have asked about the benefits,  if any, of microchipping their pets.  There are a lot of...
Aug 1, 2012

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