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

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

A Visit To The Vet

Oi Vietnam speaks to Dr. Thuy, from Animal Doctors International Vietnam, about the challenges and rewards of being a veterinarian in Saigon What inspired you to become a vet? I’ve loved animals since I was a tiny kid, especially my pets. They’re not only pets, which are used for watching or hunting, they’re also members … Read more

Pica Chew

What to do when your pet ingests a foreign body “Pica” is the term for the indiscriminate eating and swallowing of things—from toys and stones to dirt and even feces—by your dog or cat. There are numerous causes to this, ranging from behavioral, such as boredom, through to medical pathologies. This habit can also lead … Read more

Have Dogs, Will Travel

The dogs, Locke and Ronan, are stepbrothers banded together on their mission to explore the world. Rhodesian Ridgeback Ronan prefers to spend his time pondering and looking mean while white-speckled Locke is the more playful of the two who tends to get into trouble often. Along with their humans—Rob and Chelsea—the family of four are … Read more

My Pet Snake

Learn about keeping pets such as snakes, turtles and lizards Surprising to some, our cold-blooded friends can make wonderful companions. To get you started these are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from potential reptile guardian. What are some common reptilian pets? There are a huge range of reptiles that people keep … Read more