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Postby robb9 » Mon, 16 Jul 2007 10:30 pm

is it hard to find a nice apt near novina area if you have a dog. I am bringing a med size dog to Sing she is house broken doesnt bark wire haired, but i am worried that it will be hard to find an apt in a good location. I will be working on Raffles and i would like to live close to work and close to the nightlife if its at all possible. If anyone has any suggestions for dog friendly apts I would appreciate it. I am single and I have budgeted around 3 thous to 4.

Thanks in advance,

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Postby La grande boucle » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 9:40 am

who's gonna take care of the doggie?

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Postby CAT777 » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 10:53 am

robb9 wrote:is it hard to find a nice apt near novina area if you have a dog. I am bringing a med size dog to Sing she is house broken doesnt bark wire haired, but i am worried that it will be hard to find an apt in a good location. I will be working on Raffles and i would like to live close to work and close to the nightlife if its at all possible. If anyone has any suggestions for dog friendly apts I would appreciate it. I am single and I have budgeted around 3 thous to 4.

Thanks in advance,

robb


You can try apts near to Clarke Quay..River Valley Road...the best nite spots over there and near to Raffles Place also...if you like to take a long walks with yr dog..then east area of Singapore is good...but can be quiet far from nite life...
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Postby La grande boucle » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 11:07 am

And they call themselves dog "lovers"....

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Postby robb9 » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 4:42 pm

To La Grande Boucle
hey dude,

my post wasnt for you to comment on your opinion of my decision to bring my dog or not. I rescued her from the side of the road over seven years ago in the West and I brought her to korea and will bring her to Sing with me. She is house broken and we jog every morning. I also come home after work and walk and play with her. You really are ignorant to make your comments knowing nothing about the situation. If the post asked should I bring my dog or not, then please feel free to give your obnoxious opionion, if you do not have anything to contribute to the post move on.

I really am shocked how ignorant you are.

To the other poster Cat777, thanks for your useful input.

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Postby La grande boucle » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 5:29 pm

Dog discussions have been here a zillion.

As you may know, this is a tropical country, in which most dog breeds suffer.

My assumption, but when reading you're kind of a night owl and assuming you work during day and you're a single guy living on your own, your pet is gonna stay indoor all day.

Prepare yourself for a huge aircon bill or know you may love the dog, but he surely doesnot love you or singapore.

I absolutely believe you are of good will and the history strikes me, but this is just not the place to bring a dog in 99 out of 100 cases.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 6:48 pm

La grande boucle wrote:Dog discussions have been here a zillion.

As you may know, this is a tropical country, in which most dog breeds suffer.

My assumption, but when reading you're kind of a night owl and assuming you work during day and you're a single guy living on your own, your pet is gonna stay indoor all day.

Prepare yourself for a huge aircon bill or know you may love the dog, but he surely doesnot love you or singapore.

I absolutely believe you are of good will and the history strikes me, but this is just not the place to bring a dog in 99 out of 100 cases.


I believe you've got it bass ackwards. 1 out of 100 breeds shouldn't be brought here. You also should not make such huge assumptions as it really makes you look like an arse.

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Postby Kristii » Tue, 17 Jul 2007 9:32 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
La grande boucle wrote:Dog discussions have been here a zillion.

As you may know, this is a tropical country, in which most dog breeds suffer.

My assumption, but when reading you're kind of a night owl and assuming you work during day and you're a single guy living on your own, your pet is gonna stay indoor all day.

Prepare yourself for a huge aircon bill or know you may love the dog, but he surely doesnot love you or singapore.

I absolutely believe you are of good will and the history strikes me, but this is just not the place to bring a dog in 99 out of 100 cases.


I believe you've got it bass ackwards. 1 out of 100 breeds shouldn't be brought here. You also should not make such huge assumptions as it really makes you look like an arse.


:lol: :lol: :lol:
Maybe Singapore should be called the "Sunburnt Country" instead of Australia....
I seem to be getting more "sunburnt" here then i did back home lol!

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Postby La grande boucle » Wed, 18 Jul 2007 9:21 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:I believe you've got it bass ackwards. 1 out of 100 breeds shouldn't be brought here. You also should not make such huge assumptions as it really makes you look like an arse.


Oh dear, tough day at work it was, wasn't it?

My only assumption is that OP will go out quite a bit, since he wants to stay in the entertainment areas for good nightlife. I could indeed be wrong and OP wants to spend his night inhouse, having a few beers with the doggie.

Apart from that, he himself said he is living on his own and he works.

Let's say the reality is in the middle, half the dog breeds aren't exactly whisking their tails happily in Singapore.

Calling me an arse for having a different, more realistic and dog friendly opinion is quite out of line, not to say very childish, wouldn't you agree?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 18 Jul 2007 9:47 am

So what you are saying is in reality over half the dog breeds in the world should not live in any country above or below the 40th degree parallel in either hemisphere. As the temperature get upwards of 43 degrees in those areas during the summer months. :roll:

You would be better placed just riding your bicycle than spouting about something which you know, apparently, absolutely nothing about . You should learn not to try to defend a weak or non-existent position. In "reality" how many dogs have you spoken to? As far as a working stiff is concerned, most dog owners are working stiffs and they and their pets manage quite famously. Get a grip. You goofed!

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Postby La grande boucle » Wed, 18 Jul 2007 9:52 am

Motorcycle, not bicycle...

I agree, this place is heaven for a Mexican Chihuahua, although a tad chilly at times.

So my question to you is, do you agree it is perfect for the dog to be in a house all day and night on his own, most likely without aircon?

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Postby robb9 » Wed, 18 Jul 2007 10:59 am

i really feel that this topic has gotten so far off track. I just asked a simple question, where to live. I did not ask should I bring my dog or not. I dont know how people got the assumtion that I will drink all night everynight just because I said I want to live near the nightlife. If I asked to live near the country would you ask if I was a hunter. I just asked a simple quesion about what area to live. I am really shocked how the moral police can come and tell me what a horrible pet owner I am for being such a tool to live alone and also to want to live near nightlife...please forgive me. If its not asking too much, can we please get back to the discussion and offer some advice where to live. Me and my dog will thank you in advance....that is if she is not too pissed that I am a single dog parent and its not too hot

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Postby La grande boucle » Wed, 18 Jul 2007 11:23 am

Ok then, here's a few suggestions.

I would suggest to see if you could find a place near Rivervalley area, as it is downtown near the nightlife area and at the same time it has some greenery and nature / parks around, which the dog may like to explore.

The good thing is, Singapore is a very green city, so you could take the dog to quite a few places where he could find himself in the midst of nature, like east coast park, bukit timah nature reserve, mc ritchie reservoir, kent ridge etc etc.

I agree I put it a bit extreme, but please do know tis place here is boiling hot and especially very very humid. The dog will need his time to acclimatise and he surely should drink a lot of water.

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Postby CAT777 » Wed, 18 Jul 2007 12:04 pm

Living in Holland Village i can see a lot of expats jogging and walking here with the dogs...So you also can try HV area..,very goog place to chill-out especially for expats, bars...pubs... not so crowded and noisy...and a lots of nice apts down there...and the main thing: there is a pet lovers centre just near to HV shopping centre...

me myself is also single dog parent... i miss it so much ...so i'm thinking to relocate it asap...i think dogs can put up with any climate...etc my doggy can edure - from - 35C during winter time to +40C during summer time back in my country ...so i think Singapore weather shldn't be an issue..

cheers to all pet lovers

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 18 Jul 2007 7:15 pm

Actually, Singapore is lucky as it's median temperature is around 32° C with a high of 34° on extremely rare occasions. This is a not too difficult temperature at around 89.6° F when you consider that New York City often hits temperatures of 100° F or more. Also, the humidity here is more or less constant at around a Diurnal range of 60~90+% with a median average of 84% which, while muggy is not unbearable. (Both Miami & New Orleans are around the same). Unless you have a very large long-haired working breed your pet will not have any problems here.


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