Pet Inn

When boarding your pet for any period of time, make sure to do your homework on what kennel would best suit your furry friend Sometimes it’s impossible to take your four-legged kids along on business trips, family visits or vacations, so a safe, clean, comfortable, properly managed pet hospitality solution with either a pet hotel or kennel boarding service provider is required. … Read more

Bark to The Future

Pet supply retailers and services are beginning to bloom in Vietnam One must put things in prospective in regards to the evolution of pet ownership and a supporting pet supply retail industry in Vietnam. The first documented, commercial “small companion animal” veterinarian clinic opened in Hanoi in 2003 and  the first licensed commercial pet supply shop opened in 2006 in Ho Chi Minh City. And … Read more

When Man Meets Dog

A special relationship that started over six years ago on Phu Quoc There are many attractions that keep expats living in Vietnam: culture, food, the love of a person, or the simple delight of living in a warm, tropical environment. However, for one German in particular, a surprisingly and unexpected passion and dedication for the … Read more

The Persistent Danger of Rabies

Make sure you are vaccinated, and your pets are too! At the recent Vietnam Animal Welfare Conference, an annual event promoting animal (domestic, farm and wildlife) protection, Dr. Phan Xuan Thao, Director at the HCMC Department of Animal Health, presented a poignant reminder of the persistent danger of contracting rabies in Vietnam. Rabies is a … Read more

Going Native

Image by Khanh Ngoc Exploring the special dog breeds of Vietnam Vietnam is home to beautiful living national treasures that few people know about. The treasures are steeped in myth, legend and cultural folklores. Brave and strong hunters, fierce protectors and loyal companions to the indigenous people of Kien Giang, Phu Quoc, Lao Cai and … Read more

Paws for a Cause

Guardian of the abandoned and abused Over the last five years of his 11 years in Vietnam, Frenchman Vincent Leopold Marcel Pascal and his many rescued dogs and cats have been evicted from their home by intolerant neighbors and landlords in four districts in Saigon. Because of the striking appearance of the tattoos on his … Read more