Dogs Without Borders

In conversation with Mieke Hoekman about pet-ventures.com, a website about traveling internationally with your pet, because man’s best friend is also man’s best travel and adventure companion When and why did you move to Vietnam? About eight years ago I was traveling with a friend through Asia. We bought some Honda Wins and drove from southern to northern Vietnam … Read more

Creature Comforts

An animal shelter in Danang promotes animal welfare by teaching kindness and empathy within the local community Can you tell us the origin of Paws for Compassion Danang? Paws for Compassion (PAWS) was founded in Danang, Vietnam in 2015 by two animal enthusiasts and educators, Lexie Gray and Domenique Terry, who saw the need for … Read more

Kiki and Coco

Hanoi-based painter expresses love, sadness and passion through his more than 300 dog paintings How did you become an artist? Where did you study? Are you self-taught? Before I became a dog-painting artist and before I can express my art on oil, pastel, acrylic and Vietnamese traditional lacquer, I went to China to study calligraphy … Read more

Furever Gifts

For many, the joy of giving can be marred with the realization that gift-giving itself is a dressed up episode of consumerism. But what if you want to actually be charitable this season and buy your gift conscientiously? A number of Saigon charities and organizations sell gifts that directly benefit important causes, like womens’ economic … Read more

Woof Rider

Take your dog on your next motorbike trip exploring Vietnam On a bright Saturday morning Elizabeth Souba waited inside Café Zoom (169A De Tham, D1) close to Saigon’s backpacker area, the takeoff point for Vespa Adventures waiting for her day trip through Mekong Delta with Vespa Adventures Tour. Sunglasses? Check. Long pants? Check. Small Yorkshire … Read more

V For Vaccination

Making sure your animals are vaccinated against common diseases is an important part of owning pets Vaccination, or immunization, is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual’s immune system to develop adaptive immunity. The vaccination will only be able to make the antibody, which protects our pets, when give at the right time with the correct dosage. Puppies and kittens … Read more

Social Security

The importance of socialization for puppies and kittens Dogs and cats are similar to human beings, before they start their journey as a member of our family they need time to adapt to their new home and their surroundings. So, in order to obtain a friendly, easy going dog or cat we must understand how and when to being their socialization period. The socialization … Read more

Free do-it-yourself bathing service for pet

This activity is not only an occasion in which you & your pets can increase understanding with each other, but it’s also an event for many owners to meet and share their pet-care experience. For more information visit bedandpetfirst.com or call 0934 080 186