wildsingapore news: Task force to review pet ownership policies

The work, which will take four months, will focus on some key concerns and issues related to dogs and cats. Currently, the HDB does not allow cats to be kept in its flats, and allows only one dog of an approved small breed per residential unit. The announcement of the review by Minister of State for National Development Tan Chuan-Jin yesterday comes about a month after a June 2 blog post by Mr Khaw Boon Wan. The National Development Minister wrote then that he had asked the AVA to review its practice of culling stray cats. He also tasked Brigadier-General (NS) Tan with working with the AVA, animal welfare groups and residents to 'forge a compassionate and mature approach' to the problem. Speaking on the sidelines of his first official visit to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) yesterday, BG Tan said the impetus for the review came from the fact th...

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Task force to review pet ownership policies

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