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Moving from Thailand with a dog and a cat

Post by French Dog » Tue, 12 May 2009 8:28 pm

Hi,
Can anyone share with me about moving my dog and cat from Thailand. I saw some people posted their responses that some quarantine is not always necessary. Where can I find out all info about it.

1) I am moving in from Bangkok, Thailand. Believe that they will put my dog in quarantine. Is it one month?

2) How a/b daily routine like dog walking? Do most parks allow dog walking?

3) Is there such thing like " Dog Park" and " Dog Beach" where dogs can get to play off leach?

4) Any thing I should know a/b being a dog owner in Singapore, pls advise.

Thank you in advance.

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Post by Quasimodo » Tue, 12 May 2009 8:45 pm

Hello Chien Francais! :)

1) I am moving in from Bangkok, Thailand. Believe that they will put my dog in quarantine. Is it one month? This one, no idea, check out the government websites

2) How a/b daily routine like dog walking? Do most parks allow dog walking? I believe so, but you MUST pick up your dog's 'droppings'.

3) Is there such thing like " Dog Park" and " Dog Beach" where dogs can get to play off leach? Not sure, but I have seen areas where dogs run off the leash

4) Any thing I should know a/b being a dog owner in Singapore, pls advise. Just stop it from barking to annoy neighbours and pick up the merde, you'll be fine
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Thank you

Post by French Dog » Tue, 12 May 2009 8:59 pm

Well,
thanks a lot for the info. Anyone else has more info , feel free to join.
Thanks,
Biscuit.

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Re: Moving from Thailand with a dog and a cat

Post by taxico » Wed, 13 May 2009 8:37 am

French Dog wrote:Hi,
Can anyone share with me about moving my dog and cat from Thailand. I saw some people posted their responses that some quarantine is not always necessary. Where can I find out all info about it.

1) I am moving in from Bangkok, Thailand. Believe that they will put my dog in quarantine. Is it one month?

2) How a/b daily routine like dog walking? Do most parks allow dog walking?

3) Is there such thing like " Dog Park" and " Dog Beach" where dogs can get to play off leach?

4) Any thing I should know a/b being a dog owner in Singapore, pls advise.

Thank you in advance.
not sure about quarantine for pets from thailand, but you can try ava.com.sg if that doesn't work, try googling agro veterinary authority singapore. if that still fails, i've got the name wrong.

most parks allow a dog in public provided they are leashed, and if necessary, muzzled (again, for breeds, you gotta look at the AVA website).

there's at least one dog "park" in Bishan, but it's not really a park. it's more like 2 big'ish play pens. however, i've seen many people unleash their dogs in public (legality's not my call).

i don't think there're doggy beaches in singapore, but again, you'll see dogs on the beach as, like the parks, dogs are not prohibited as long as they're leashed and/or muzzled.

bear in mind that most islamic malays in singapore and they tend to recoil from dogs - it's a weird cultural/religious thing that happens in the region because i know many islamic arabs who don't react the same way around dogs.

main point: if they're not chinese-looking asians, keep your dogs away from them. also, not all taxicabs will take dogs, even if they're lapdogs.

some, because they are malay drivers, others, because they worry the dogs will do #1 and/or #2. if you don't want to book a cab and have it made known, then make sure you get a good pet transporter.

a small dog should use a soft-type transporter coz it looks more like a regular bag. if all else fails, pleading and promising the dog won't doo doo will help...

lastly, like doctors, not all vets in singapore are as sensitive and nice as pet-owners would like them to be. so scout around... (this may have been discussed before in this forum - that search engine's at the top)

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Post by French Dog » Wed, 13 May 2009 1:05 pm

HI Taxico

great info , thank you very much. if you have a good vet's name that u can suggest, pls do.

I heard from my friend that Singaporean are really cold by nature, no offense to anyone. what do you think?

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Post by pennant » Wed, 13 May 2009 1:45 pm

singaporeans are friendly :)
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Post by French Dog » Wed, 13 May 2009 1:56 pm

Thanks everyone.

by the way, let me correct Taxico info just so anyone who need the same info can reach it directly. the website for the quarantine is www.ava.gov.sg.

And thanks a/b Singaporean personality. I have been there a few times, did not have any problems like i was told either.

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Post by Quasimodo » Wed, 13 May 2009 2:06 pm

Ah yes, excellent point made previously . . . Malays, by definition Muslims, are not allowed to come in contact with dogs . . . leashed would be a good idea.
We do the same here, it's no big deal. A portion of the Indian population and of course the Pakistani population is also Muslim.
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