Animal Welfare & Issues

S’pore, US agencies partner to find alternatives to animal testing

  Original article here. wongpeiting@mediacorp.com.sg PUBLISHED: JANUARY 26, 2016 SINGAPORE — Less-cruel ways of testing the potential harm of chemicals that do not involve the use of animals could be developed here, under a partnership between Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the United States’ Environment Protection Agency (EPA). In particular, they will… Continue reading S’pore, US agencies partner to find alternatives to animal testing

Animal Welfare & Issues, Client's Questions, Environment

For the next generation pet guardians

Have you wondered what kids these days think of pets and their grooming needs? Our team at Bubbly Petz decided to check it out one bright morning with the students from Woodlands Ring Primary School. Seems like not many knows what is pet grooming and how it's related to a pet's welfare. We were trying to… Continue reading For the next generation pet guardians

Animal Welfare & Issues

Going Cruelty-Free with your Pets

April 24th is World Day for Animals in Laboratories - a day, recognised by the United Nations to remember the millions of animals worldwide who are used and killed every year in animal experiments. If you aren't too familiar with animal testing, it basically refers to experimentation carried out on animals to "assess the safety and… Continue reading Going Cruelty-Free with your Pets

Animal Welfare & Issues, Dog Behavior

Training your dog the Positive way: An Interview with Kristina

A few weeks back we caught up with Kristina, owner of  Puppy Colours Academy. We were introduced to each other by one of our dog grooming clients and were delighted that we share common insights on dog training. Kristina is a certified Dog Trainer & Behaviour Consultant who teaches dog owners to train their pooch based on behavioral… Continue reading Training your dog the Positive way: An Interview with Kristina

Animal Welfare & Issues, Environment

7 Tips to Be an Eco-Friendly Pet Parent

According to New Zealand sustainable living experts Robert and Brenda Vale, a medium-sized pet dog causes more environmental damage than an SUV. Like us, our pets are consumers too. With countless variety of pet food, accessories and toys in the market, it can sometimes be a little difficult to differentiate the ones that are eco-friendly… Continue reading 7 Tips to Be an Eco-Friendly Pet Parent

Animal Welfare & Issues

Animal Testing: It’s not cool

Getting that lipstick, detergent, or pet shampoo? You might be unknowingly funding animal cruelty. This blog post will give you a gist of animal testing and how you can easily help animals on a day-to-day basis simply by being a conscious consumer.  What is Animal Testing? Animal testing is a procedure whereby ingredients and/or the… Continue reading Animal Testing: It’s not cool

Animal Welfare & Issues

8 Things to do on World Animal Day (and beyond)

Happy World Animal Day! This special day was established in Florence, Italy in 1931 at a convention of ecologist and has now spread around the world. Here are 8 things you can do on World Animal Day and beyond to celebrate compassion and kindness to our animal friends:1) Adopt a shelter animalPet-overpopulation is a serious… Continue reading 8 Things to do on World Animal Day (and beyond)

Animal Welfare & Issues, Pet Grooming 101

A newer, kinder Bubbly Petz

Hola friends! If you haven't read about this on our Facebook page, Bubbly Petz has recently turned cruelty-free, eco-conscious & free of animal ingredients - a first-of-its-kind pet store in Singapore. Shopping kinder for our pets has never been easier. 😉 Find out why here.

Animal Welfare & Issues

Water bowl vs. bottle – How should I choose for my dog?

VS. How should I choose for my dog? Water bottles are often used with a detachable nozzle head (see above). Small amount of water will be released each time doggy pushes his tongue against the ball bearing tip. It's claimed that spills and mess are greatly reduce, and the water does not get contaminated by… Continue reading Water bowl vs. bottle – How should I choose for my dog?