Blogs, Dog health

Where to go for spay and neuter surgery in the Philippines

I frequently get emails asking me where I had my dogs neutered or spayed, so I am writing this article. Although most veterinary clinics are able to perform these procedures routinely, there are some veterinary clinics that specialize in these procedures. Over the past year, I have been recommending two clinics for all those who… Continue reading Where to go for spay and neuter surgery in the Philippines

Blogs, Mini schnauzer concerns

Gabby is now a Thai champion

We're happy to announce that Gabby (Plasma MS Dancing Doll) has achieved her championship title in Thailand this weekend. She also ended the year as the top-ranked mini schnauzer in Thailand in 2020. I never really thought we would be able to take any dog to a championship this year, given the challenging situation that… Continue reading Gabby is now a Thai champion

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Back to the show ring: Gabby debuts with a bang

It's been almost a year since the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to our dog showing activities. Thankfully, dog shows have resumed in Thailand. Yesterday, we finally returned to the show ring with our girl Gabby (Plasma MS Dancing Doll), co-owned by myself and Youngyut Amjaroen. Needless to say, we are pleased with the results.… Continue reading Back to the show ring: Gabby debuts with a bang

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Exotic pets in the Philippines: what to consider before buying one

It’s Christmas time, and as in past years, pets are again high on the list of the gift lists of people -- for themselves and for others. Not only are cute dogs and cats sought after at this time, but also exotic pets and plants.  Exotic pets include snakes, pythons, geckos, salamanders, turtles, pangolins, insects,… Continue reading Exotic pets in the Philippines: what to consider before buying one

Blogs, Mini schnauzer concerns

Mini schnauzers in the Philippines: preparing to own one

Demand for mini schnauzers among Filipinos is steadily growing. Ever since the lockdown started, I have been getting inquiries almost on a daily basis from people who suddenly want to own these bearded babies. While I am glad that more Filipinos have discovered this wonderful breed, I can’t help but worry if all these interested… Continue reading Mini schnauzers in the Philippines: preparing to own one

Blogs, Dog health

Our dog’s battle with kidney failure

I still remember the day many years ago when my sister’s dog suddenly fell ill out of the blue. He was vomiting a little, refused to eat, and was utterly depressed. On the second day, we took him to the vet,  who said he was mildly rehydrated and immediately put him on IV fluids. He… Continue reading Our dog’s battle with kidney failure

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Champion parents, international pedigrees, imported lines: understanding common breeder terms

If you’re out to purchase a puppy, you’ll probably come across terms and inputs from breeders – champion line, imported parents, international pedigree, working line, among them. The terms sound easy enough to understand, but what do they mean to you as a puppy buyer? Ph./Int. Ch. Manit's Flight of the Phoenix (USA)Philippine and International… Continue reading Champion parents, international pedigrees, imported lines: understanding common breeder terms

Blogs, Dog health, Mini schnauzer concerns

Best puppy food in the Philippines: my top choices

If there is anything you shouldn’t scrimp on, it’s your puppy’s food. Good nutrition is very important for a growing puppy, which is why it’s important to give your puppy the right start in life. It’s very important to understand that puppies have different nutritional needs from adult dogs.  Since they are going through a… Continue reading Best puppy food in the Philippines: my top choices