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SLAUGHTER OF WILD CHICKENS OF SIN MIN WAS UNNECESSARY

These were the same flocks of wild chicken in Sin Min estate that were slaughtered recently. My family and neighbours never found them a nuisance. Instead we enjoy the sights of them roaming in the estate. We were never disturbed by their morning calls. very upset and saddened by the unnecessary culling. why can't we human beings learn to live in harmony with other creatures?

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WILD CHICKENS TO BE CULLED IN YEAR OF ROOSTER

AVA said they will cull wild chickens if they receive complaints over noise, while NParks has said that they will cull the wild chickens to prevent interbreeding with their endangered ascendants, the native red junglefowl. In this year of the rooster, this is not good news at all for the wild chickens. Seems like the chickens days of running wild all over Singapore are over, as two government agencies have them in their sights. Funny thing is, are there that many wild chickens left in Singapore? Seems like all the chickens found in Singapore are those ready to be cooked ones or in fast food outlets. Don't see any live chickens running around all over Singapore.

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AVA TO IMPLEMENT STRICTER LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR PET DOGS FROM 1 MAR

31 January 2017: In Nov 2016, the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) announced plans to enhance the pet dog licensing regime. The objective is to (a) improve the traceability of pet dogs in Singapore, especially in the event of a disease outbreak such as rabies, (b) discourage pet abandonment, and (c) help reunite lost dogs with their owners. The relevant regulations have been amended today, and the new licensing regime will take effect from 1 March 2017.

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AVA KILLED WILD CHICKENS AFTER RESIDENTS COMPLAIN OF NOISE MADE

Some Sin Ming residents had complaint to the authorities that the chicken running wild in their estate have been making far too much noise. These chickens had been roaming freely around Thomson View and Blocks 452 to 454 Sin Ming Avenue for years, but after receiving complaints about the noise that they made, the AVA have put down the chickens. It's funny how many Singaporeans complain that Singapore has modernised too fast, and that we have abandoned our Kampung spirit in the pursuit of urban living. But at the first sign of kampung living taking shape in the form of the chickens, residents complain that they make too much noise, and authorities have had to put the chickens down.

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HELP SAVE SICK DOG, LIKELY ABANDONED COZ OF CNY

This is Debby, whom we suspect is part of the annual "spring cleaning" by some folks who throw out the old to welcome the new each year. Despite reminders by so many people, groups and even the authorities that a pet is for life, groups and independent rescuers always need to be mentally prepared to find "new dogs" in their feeding ground at this time of the year. Yes, it still happens.

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OWNERS CONFINED DOG TO SMALL CAGE & LIMITED WATER IN SPITE OF VISITS BY SPCA

Concerned public members have reported to both AVA and SPCA between 2012 – 2014. The owner has promised SPCA to let the dog roam freely but revert to caging the dog after a few months. So how do the authorities handle such repeat offenders? From 2012 to 2016..this poor dog has not gotten the reprieve that it needs despite three visits from both SPCA/ AVA.

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DOG IS CHAINED WITH SHORT LEASH WITH LITTLE SPACE FOR MOVEMENT – OWNERS SPOKEN TO, THREATEN TO SUE

This is the story of a sweet GR chained in a ground floor unit of a condo in the east She's pretty, young and full of life. But she's chained up for Long hours other than 2-3 walks a day. This means 3/4 of a day she's chained at the patio - come rain or shine with not even a single step that she can take. She can only sit or stand and her view is obstructed by a small garden landscape that separates her from the world.

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