Archive for the ‘Pets’ Category

Pet owners who do not clean up after their pets in public places

March 15, 2014

ST, Published on Nov 19, 2013

Under the Environmental Public Health (Public Cleansing) Regulations, an offender is liable to be fined up to $1,000 for the first offence.

Members of the public who come across pet owners who do not clean up after their pets can provide feedback to the NEA by contacting us on 1800-2255-632,, or through our myENV mobile application.

Tai Ji Choong
Environmental Health Department
National Environment Agency


AVA implements two new pet shop licensing conditions

December 31, 2013

With effect from 1 January 2014, AVA will be adding two new licensing conditions for pet retailers selling cats, dogs and rabbits. The two new licensing conditions are:

1) No sale of pets to individuals under 16 years old

2) Mandatory pre-sale screening for each transaction

More info (PDF)