17 Apr '11, 1am

75 malnourished dogs found at a Pasir Ris puppy mill a year ago have since been nursed back to health and adopted

75 malnourished dogs found at a Pasir Ris puppy mill a year ago have since been nursed back to health and adopted

(From left) Ms Pearly Looi, Ms Karin Martens and Mr Derrick Tan with their dogs yesterday. All three dogs were rescued last year from a breeding farm where they had been kept under appalling conditions. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM IN APRIL last year, animal rescue volunteer Derrick Tan received a call from a breeder who was looking to give up his breeding farm as he could not manage it any longer. When Mr Tan visited the Paris Ris kennel, what he saw shocked him. 'The dogs were malnourished and overly bred,' said Mr Tan, 30, a general manager with a marine repair company. Fellow volunteer Pearly Looi, 41, a business consultant, called the farm's condition 'atrocious', saying: 'The dogs were sitting in their own urine and faeces.' The first thing Mr Tan did was to take six of the weakest dogs to a veterinarian. He returned to the farm with a group of eight friends the next d...

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