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Jo, Bolpi’s adopter

“Since I moved to Singapore, I’ve always wanted to adopt a dog to keep me company. Growing up, I’ve always had a pet in the house and so it made absolute sense to me that I should have one here with me, even if I wasn’t planning on staying in the country for long. I […]

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Harley and her adopter, Mageswari

“I have always wanted to adopt a dog from the shelter. Reason being, I believed they deserve a 2nd chance of living. We came across the adoption drive on SOSD FB page and decided to go down with an open mind. Harley caught our eyes the minute we reached there. She was so shy that […]

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Joel & Xueting, Hugo’s adopters

“Shortly after moving into our new place, we found out we were expecting our first child. Many would then advise us against having a dog with such timing. In the event, we decided to take a leap of faith. We met Hugo, then known as Anthony. He was this gentle boy who wouldn’t warm up […]

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Tara

“When we watched the SOSD Facebook video of the appalling condition that the Frenchies were in, our hearts were broken. We already had two Frenchies (Lulu & Coco ) but we knew, as a family, we could make a difference and decided to apply. Tara was initially really hard work. Her medical issues were daunting […]

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Yuan Rong and Edmond with Talia

“OMG! There are stray dogs wandering around our estate! They will bark and chase after us! That’s the image of our street dogs, wandering around, hunting for food to survive. Some may be offered food and water but not all are that lucky. Others may die from hunger or illnesses. Have we ever thought about […]

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Alvin and Sora

Almost a year ago, Alvin headed down with his family to one of SOSD’s adoption drives. Sora was neither calm nor obedient when they first met her. In fact, she was tugging and pulling Alvin during the walk they had with her. However, despite her willfulness and high energy, Alvin felt Sora was the right […]

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Alex, Lucas’s adopter

Having owned dogs in the family before, Alex and his family this time chose to adopt instead of buying a puppy. At one of SOSD’s adoption drives, they found themselves choosing their next family member. They wanted a dog that would match the family’s lifestyle and is active and trainable at the same time. And […]

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Tyler’s Adopter

“We always thought about adopting. By ‘we’, I really mean me. Though the kids very quickly warmed up to the idea of having a pet dog, my husband was much harder to convince. We met our dog Tyler (at the time he was called Julius) at the pet shelter. The things that struck us were […]

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