20 months’ jail for man who killed pet poodle by running down 19 floors with the dog leashed to him

There’s a special rung in hell for animal abusers — you know, the kind who mistreat their pets and inflict all kinds of pain on them. Like Yeo Poh Kwee, who left two dogs dead in the wake of his brutality. The 46-year-old was sentenced to the maximum of 18 months’ jail for animal cruelty and ...

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Uber Singapore launches uberPET to let your furry friends take a ride with you

Uber Singapore launches uberPET to let your furry friends take a ride with you

Taking your pets around the island seems to be a highly requested feature — so much so that ride-hailing app Uber has created a dedicated feature just to ferry your furry...

Hog Down: Man sent to hospital after being attacked by wild boar outside Hillview Avenue condo

Hog Down: Man sent to hospital after being attacked by wild boar outside Hillview Avenue condo

The wild boars of Singapore are at it again. This time, a victim suffered cuts and lacerations on his legs after he was attacked by one outside a condo in Bukit Batok. Though...

WATCH: 2 brave women from Acres rescuing 2 pythons at different areas over one day

WATCH: 2 brave women from Acres rescuing 2 pythons at different areas over one day

Singapore may be a city filled with high-rise buildings, but that doesn’t mean we don’t get our fair share of wild creatures. Especially snakes (yes, they lurk in...

Baby white rhino gallops into public view at the Singapore Zoo

Baby white rhino gallops into public view at the Singapore Zoo

A baby white rhino has made his first foray into the spotlight, galloping into a public enclosure at the Singapore Zoo after being given a name — Oban, which means...

Jailed for animal cruelty: Man threw stray cat down rubbish chute to its death

Jailed for animal cruelty: Man threw stray cat down rubbish chute to its death

Ow Ah Lon, 59, was sentenced to eight weeks in jail yesterday for the offence of animal cruelty. It was on Mar 14 this year that the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of...

Five people injured after wild boars cause 2 accidents in 2 days

Five people injured after wild boars cause 2 accidents in 2 days

The sudden appearance of a wild boar yesterday on the Ayer Rajah Expressway after the Tuas Checkpoint resulted in an accident that saw two people hospitalized and the beast...

WATCH: Singapore Zoo’s first male baby white rhino in 5 years takes his first steps

WATCH: Singapore Zoo’s first male baby white rhino in 5 years takes his first steps

Here’s a not-so-small new addition to the Singapore Zoo family: a male baby white rhino, the first to be born at the zoo in five years. The as-of-yet unnamed calf is the...

Cat killer who slashed feline with carving knife sentenced to 7 years’ preventive detention

Cat killer who slashed feline with carving knife sentenced to 7 years’ preventive detention

Tan Pwee Sin was sentenced to seven years’ preventive detention in court today for animal cruelty, as well as other separate charges of criminal intimidation and dishonest...

WATCH: Selfless firefighter re-enters smouldering flat to conduct search and rescue for 4 pet cats

WATCH: Selfless firefighter re-enters smouldering flat to conduct search and rescue for 4 pet cats

A fierce blaze broke out at a sixth-storey HDB unit at Block 886B along Woodlands Drive 50 last Saturday, but thanks to the efforts of Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)...