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ACRES Concert to save the wild dolphins at RWS!

Published August 13, 2011 in Events |
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Resorts World, Sentosa continues to turn a deaf ear to the pleas of Singaporeans and international organisations to do the right thing and release the 25 wild dolphins.

So we think it’s time all the animal lovers—indeed, everyone who believes in fair play—come together and speak as one.

ACRES is hosting a concert in the park to raise awareness, to make ourselves heard and most importantly, to show our solidarity with the dolphins.

Several prominent bands and musicians, including Jack and Rai, Sixx, D’Fusion, Zal Empty, Alicia Pan and Michaela Therease are donating their precious time and talent for the dolphins’ benefit.

We need you there too.

We will gather together to form the shape of a giant leaping dolphin for the cameras. And we will sing, ‘Please let the dolphins go’, together, in one loud voice.

So, dear animal lover, please join us there on Sunday, 28th August at 4.30 pm.

And bring as many of your family and friends as you can. There will be music, food, drinks and fun. You can even make a picnic of it.

The more of us there are, the bigger that dolphin on the ground, the stronger our voice, and the louder the signal we can send.

We must not let RWS, or any corporation in the future, get the idea that they can simply get away with abduction and exploitation of wild animals for profit.

Sunday, 28 August 2011
4:30pm at
Hong Lim Park, Exit A of Clarke Quay MRT
The event is free of charge.

Please wear our black campaign t-shirt which explicitly says, “Resorts World, please let the dolphins go”. You can pick them up at the concert for $20. We understand that not everyone can buy a t-shirt, so just come in a black top otherwise!

We hope to see you there.


Obedience Class @ Petopia

Published July 6, 2011 in Events, What's New |
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Getting your first puppy? Having difficulty getting your dog to respond to your commands? Or facing behavioural issues with your dog? We can help you!

You can now Train Your Dog @ Petopia!

Starting 24 July, Aristomilago Pawzllywood (APawz) will be conducting obedience classes within Petopia’s air-conditioned, clean and undisturbed premises!

You can now learn more about canine behaviour and train your dogs to be well-behaved, responsive and responsible canine citizens – in comfort!

Conducted by Jazz Ng, a certified and award-winning canine trainer from APawz, you can learn to develop a harmonious lifelong relationship with your animal companion!

This class is for adult dogs that have never attended any form of lessons.

Pet Obedience for Dogs (4 months & above)

Dogs are pack animals, as such establishing pack hierarchy is especially important during their puberty stage. It also applies to those who are ‘confused’ of where they are in the ranks. In this course, owners will learn to establish leadership and teach their dogs basic manners as well as reinforce acceptable and eliminate unacceptable behaviours and actions.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction of the clicker
  • Focus
  • Sit
  • Down
  • Sit stay (for 30 sec)
  • Down stay (for 1 min)
  • Recall
  • Dealing with an active or shy puppy
  • Loose lead walking
  • Other bad behavioral issues
  • House rules 101
  • Number of lessons: 8
  • Frequency of lesson: Every Sunday (commencing 24 July)
  • Time: 12.30 to 1.30pm
  • Course fee: $430.00

    Training package includes:

    • Free i-clicker
    • Certificates for dogs that pass the tests
    • Free after-course consultation via email or sms

    About the Trainer

    With close to 10 years of experience, Jazz has helped many dog owners understand canine behaviour and train their dogs to be well-behaved, responsive and responsible canine citizens. An active participant in countless dog-training competitions organised by the Singapore Kennel Club (SKC) and the United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA), Jazz and her dogs have won local and international titles in dog obedience trials since 2003.

    She currently has five Shetland Sheepdogs, one Border Collie and a Maltese. Prior to these seven dogs, Jazz has had a Jack Russel Terrier and Golden Retriever.

    Her present Shetland Sheepdogs are trained in Search and Rescue with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), agility, dog dancing, frisbee, obedience and show conformation.

    More about Jazz here.

    What some satisfied participants say…

    “The training has been beneficial to Bobbi and me. Besides training Bobbi to be a better dog, I also know more about him and dog behaviours generally – Lee Mun Chai”

    “After a few lessons, I could see a big improvement in him. I can now bring him out without worrying he might attack other dogs now! – Roy Lim”

    “Ba Jai has learnt a lot from your training. He now understand the basic commands – sit, down, stay, come when called. – Anne Yeung”

    To Register
    Places are limited and based on first-come first-serve basis. Classes are kept small so that we would be able to focus on all owners and dogs as well as handle hyperactive or shy dogs.

    Register while places last! Limited to 5 people per class. Limited to one dog per person.

    To register for a place in the class, email your name, contact number and class type (A or B) to [email protected] by 17 July 2011.

    To confirm your registration, please make full payment via the following modes:-

    • Cash or NETS : In-store at Petopia by 17 July
    • Visa or Mastercard (3% administrative charge will be levied on top of course fee) : In-store at Petopia
    • Cheque : Mail a crossed cheque made payable to “Petopia International Pte Ltd”, with your name, contact number and email on the reverse to Petopia, 26 Jalan Kelulut, Singapore 809043. Cheques must reach Petopia before 16 July.

    For further enquiries, please call Petopia at 68869056 or email [email protected]


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