25 Feb '12, 8am

National adoption centre for stray cats & dogs underway

National adoption centre for stray cats & dogs underway

SINGAPORE: Animal welfare group - ACRES - said plans are underway for a national adoption centre in Singapore that will shelter and re-home stray cats and dogs. Making the announcement at an animal welfare forum, ACRES Executive Director Louis Ng said details of the plan are currently being reviewed by the National Development Ministry. Channel NewsAsia understands the centre will be run by Action for Singapore Dogs and the Animal Lovers League. A national adoption centre is expected to relieve the space crunch that animal rescue and welfare groups are facing, and push adoption rates up. Mr Ng said all animal shelters in Singapore are currently full.

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