Calling all pet owners and lovers! If you’ve just arrived in Singapore, you may be a little lost about where to go for supplies for your pets. Or, if your furry friend gets sick, you’ll want to know which vet to head to. Check out these go-to pet shops, groomers and hotels across the island.
Food and accessories
The Grateful Dog
Have wholesome meals for your pooch delivered right to your doorstep with the help of The Grateful Dog. Launched in June 2017, the local online meal subscription service was started by dog lovers Rachel Pereira and Sandee Goh. They were compelled to create healthy recipes for their own dogs after witnessing the health effects of commercially processed pet food.
Choose from two-week sample, four-week or 12-week meal plans. Vacuumed sealed and ready-to-eat, the food packets are packed according to each dog’s weight and nutritional requirements. The meals come in three well-balanced varieties — Pork & Oats, Beef & Sweet Potato and Chicken & Millet. All of them contain at least 40% whole lean meat. Made from fresh quality ingredients and superfoods, the blends containing organic supplements are suitable for adult dogs of all breeds.
Psst… From now until 31 August, quote “EL30” to enjoy an additional 30% on top of the 10% introductory offer for first-time orders of their two-week sample range. The orders will also receive a one-time free delivery.
GOOOD Pet Collars
With an emphasis on environmentally friendly and durable products, GOOOD Pet Collars offers a wide range of accessories for cats and dogs. Get your kitty or pooch a cute scarf and bow – they’re made from breathable cotton, and you can pick out a fun pattern that reflects your fur-kid’s personality. Each is individually crafted and designed by local artists. From classic polka dots and geometric prints to cute rows of penguins, there’ll be one to suit every occasion. Attach a pet tag made from durable stainless steel and have it customised with you and your pet’s name (and your contact number).
Cat owners will also want to check out their stuffed fish catnip toys in a series of colourful patterns. Pamper your kitty with a hand-made two-way tent. It comes with a sturdy wood frame, comfy cushioned base and cotton fabric covering.
Psst… Each GOOOD item bought contributes to the donation of food to homeless animals in Singapore.
Founded in 2004, Polypet offers a range of products for cats, dogs, birds, fish and more. Head down to pick up some fun toys and handy accessories for your pets. Or choose to buy them online and enjoy free delivery if you spend $100 or more.
Moo Moo Pets Singapore
Get all your pet supplies at Moo Moo Pets Singapore. The online store carries daily necessities for dogs, cats, small animals like hamsters and even reptiles! From beds and skin care to treats and food, check out the “specials” section for good deals.
Landon Veterinary Specialists
Got a sickly pooch? Leave them in the capable hands of Landon Veterinary Specialists. It is an independent specialist care clinic and their specialist surgeon has over 20 years’ experience. They offer a range of surgeries, diagnostic procedures and imaging; these include orthopaedic, neurological and soft tissue surgeries and CT scanning. Anaesthesia is carried out by dedicated registered veterinarians. Each patient has its own tailored anaesthesia and pain control plan. As a specialist practice, the clinic does not carry out routine procedures such as vaccinations or dental.
The veterinary clinic houses two operating theatres, an imaging suite with an advanced 16-slice CT scanner and consultations rooms. With a CT on-site, your pet’s condition can be swiftly diagnosed and the appropriate treatment can be recommended. Floors of the rooms also have high-friction surfaces to offer injured dogs greater mobility and confidence.
Psst… Before booking an appointment, get a referral from your general practice veterinarian. Most pet insurance can be used to cover surgical procedures here, with the exception of recurrent and pre-existing conditions.
Pets Avenue Veterinary Clinic
Head to Pets Avenue Veterinary Clinic for a range of treatments and surgical procedures including general surgery, diagnostics, pet wellness and dentistry services. The clinic has also has a 24/7 emergency service.
The Animal Ark Singapore
Make an appointment at The Animal Ark Singapore for treatment for dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs and chinchillas. Treatments include routine sterilisation, biopsies, stem cell therapy and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
Whether you’re away for a day or a week, your pooch will be in good hands at Doggies Galore, having a blast running around cage-free and enjoy playing with the toys, climbing features and other dogs. You can rest assured, too, that all the animals here are assessed before being cleared to join.
Amenities at Doggies Galore include a quiet area with comfy beds where furry guests can take a rest and have a meal. And, speaking of meals, all food served at the centre is “human”-grade and provided by Pet Cubes, a local company that offers fresh and nutritious meals.
If you’d like to see your dog at play, just log onto the centre’s website and watch from a live webcam (password protected). No time to drive your fur-kid to day-care yourself? Get them to the centre via pet taxi service PetMate.
Psst… The centre also provides full grooming services as well as pampering mud spa treatments. If your pooch stays for a week or more, they’ll even get a wash and dry for free!
The Wagington Pet Hotel
On your next trip, put your pets up at the swanky Wagington Pet Hotel. Located in the lush Dempsey Cluster, the hotel is housed in a lovely heritage colonial bungalow. The luxurious accommodation offers 40 spacious suites designed in a classical Edwardian style. Each fancy suite comes with modern luxuries such as privacy glass doors, mood lighting, surround sound systems and comfy faux leather orthopaedic beds. Feline guests will be pleased with their Purr-Fection Suites located away from dog guests. Pamper your kitty with nightly turn-down service and keep them in the pink of health with the suite’s separate air purification, filtration and ventilation system.
Book a session at the W Salon & Spa and indulge your fur-kid with nourishing treatments. Guests at Wagington are also treated to gourmet meals such as pork rib risotto and Japanese salmon seaweed soup from the in-house dining menu.
Psst… The hotel also offers a day-care service at Doghill Garden. Your pets will enjoy running and playing on the anti-microbial synthetic turf.
Heading out of town or looking for a companion for your pet while you’re at work? Opt for the pet sitting services at Furkids Home. Visits can be customised to your needs and typically include feeding, walks and litter cleaning.
Let your dogs run cage-free at The Snuggery that offers day care and boarding. Wherever you may be, watch your pooch have fun over live webcams from 9am to 5pm daily. The rooms have purified air and comfortable beds to lie on.
Dogs and cats are welcome to board at Wander Lodge. The property is air-conditioned 24/7 and is spacious for roaming and exploring. Pooches can look forward to daily play-time and walks, while felines have an hour of private play time.
Bubbly Petz offers ethical grooming services. At the studio, your pet will be free to roam about while waiting for their turn. It also frequently organises workshops to equip pet owners with skills to do basic grooming and maintenance at home.
Have your fur-kids groomed in the comfort of your own home with the help of Likeable Pets, which specialises in mobile cat, dog and rabbit grooming. You’ll no longer need to struggle to coax your pooch or kitty to the grooming studio!
Your furry friend will enjoy a pleasant grooming session at Pet Loft. It offer both basic and full grooming services for a variety of dog breeds, with basic grooming including nail clipping, filing and a bath. Photography and boarding services are available too.
The Grooming Table
Head to The Grooming Table for a low-stress grooming session; the relaxed handling style is particularly perfect for fussy pooches. You can opt for a microbubble spa or an Ayurvedic Mud Therapy, and the salon also offer grooming for guinea pigs and rabbits!
Time for a trim for your pooch? Call on Pet Mobile for some styling and grooming. The shop also offers pet sitting, re-homing and cremation services.
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