New home, higher costs for animal shelters

Over 20 are moving from Pasir Ris Farmway to Sungei Tengah facility

One of the units in the AVA's The Animal Lodge in Sungei Tengah. Some shelters had been operating rent-free in Pasir Ris and now face the prospect of forking out thousands of dollars each month at the new purpose-built facility.
One of the units in the AVA's The Animal Lodge in Sungei Tengah. Some shelters had been operating rent-free in Pasir Ris and now face the prospect of forking out thousands of dollars each month at the new purpose-built facility.ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO

It has been described as one of Singapore's largest animal "migrations".

More than 20 animal shelters are moving from Pasir Ris Farmway to a purpose-built facility called The Animal Lodge in Sungei Tengah to make way for industrial development.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 30, 2018, with the headline 'New home, higher costs for animal shelters'. Subscribe