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  • PSA:  Hill's® Prescription Diet® Updates
    June 30, 2022 Lynn Tan

    PSA: Hill's® Prescription Diet® Updates

    This is a public service announcement to inform all Hill's® Prescription Diet® customers of new updates to packaging, with some formulation improvements. FORMULA CHANGES How many formulas are changing and which ones? In Singapore, there are 13 dry formula changes that...

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  • Help! My Cat is Broken!
    April 21, 2022 Lynn Tan

    Help! My Cat is Broken!

    Ever had a cat that was all wonderful then suddenly went off the rails? Is your cat currently exhibiting strange behaviour that was previously not present?  Read on! Hyperthyroidism & Diabetes If your cat is bouncing off the walls, with...

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  • Pet Anxiety & How to Manage It
    January 21, 2022 Lynn Tan

    Pet Anxiety & How to Manage It

    As Singapore enters a new normal, we'll gradually find ourselves returning to the office, or going on holidays with the VTLs.  Pets are like young children; once settled into a routine, any sudden disruption to it can trigger negative behavioural...

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  • 2022 - A Year for Exploration
    January 4, 2022 Lynn Tan

    2022 - A Year for Exploration

    And just like that, 2022 is here. What a year 2021 was! It was the year we embarked on this journey creating MyAnimalDispensary, the first and only dedicated online pet dispensary in Singapore (and some say Asia), getting to know...

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  • Can I Feed My Pet What I Eat??
    October 24, 2021 Lynn Tan

    Can I Feed My Pet What I Eat??

    We know how it feels when our pet stares at us with those Puss-in-Boots eyes when we're eating. While domesticated dogs have largely evolved to be somewhat omnivorous (ie. eating both animal and non-animal material), animals like cats remain carnivorous...

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  • Senior Pets
    October 7, 2021 Lynn Tan

    Senior Pets

    Much like us, our pets also go through the process of aging. The average lifespan of dogs and cats range between 10 and 20 years, with shorter lifespans for pocket pets like hamsters and guinea pigs. It is therefore important to...

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  • Vomiting in Dogs
    September 15, 2021 Lynn Tan

    Vomiting in Dogs

    When a dog vomits, or throws up, it is typically an indicator of an issue in the digestive tract. Vomiting is preceded by retching, the gag reflex, before the actual vomiting takes place. This is different to regurgitation where the...

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  • Skin Allergies
    July 8, 2021 Lynn Tan

    Skin Allergies

    Did you know that animals get skin allergies just like we do?  If you notice your pet itching and scratching more than usual, it could indicate a skin allergy and needs to be addressed quickly to prevent discomfort and damage...

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  • Derm Month: Ectoparasites
    June 11, 2021 Lynn Tan

    Derm Month: Ectoparasites

    Just what are ectoparasites?  As alien as the word sounds, ectoparasites are a classification of parasites that infest the external body, ie., the skin. Fun fact: "ecto" means "outer" or "external"! Common ectoparasites of our pets include fleas, ticks, lice...

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  • What is a Prescription?
    May 19, 2021 Lynn Tan

    What is a Prescription?

    What is a prescription? A prescription is a formal document from a licenced veterinarian to a pharmacist, authorizing them to dispense a specific prescription medication for a specific patient. Prescriptions are important to maintain the quality and integrity of veterinary...

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