Interest in adopting bigger dogs in HDB flats on the rise after revision of size criterion

Christine Bernadette Tan poses for a portrait with Rhonda, a Singapore special dog that is HDB-approved under Project Adore, at the Causes for Animals Centre, on March 11, 2020. ST PHOTO: MARCELLIN LOPEZ
Ms Kuang Shee Li taking her newly adopted seven-year-old dog Heidi for a walk around Kaki Bukit on March 13, 2020. ST PHOTO: JOEL CHAN
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SINGAPORE - There is now more interest in keeping bigger dogs in Housing Board flats, after the size criterion for rehoming local mixed-breed canines were revised earlier this month.

Since March 1, dogs up to 55cm tall, with no weight limit, can be rehomed in HDB flats under Project Adore. Previously, only dogs under 50cm and up to 15kg were allowed to be rehomed in HDB flats.

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