Cheongsam for cats, vests for turtles? More owners dressing up their pets

Home-grown pet fashion labels have seen sales grow in the past three years as more owners dress up their furry friends

Dressing up her three rough-coated Jack Russell terriers in T-shirts began as a way for dog-lover Loo Ke Ying, 34, to snap cute photos of her pets.

But the marketing executive thinks the breathable cotton shirts she buys for her terriers - Sam, Pecan and Shelly - also protect their skin when they get the occasional rash.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 01, 2018, with the headline 'Chic companions'. Print Edition | Subscribe