A dog waits for its owner at a public housing estate in Singapore. With fewer dogs and cats being adopted, shelters that are already full or close to being full are unable to take in new animals. Photo: Reuters A dog waits for its owner at a public housing estate in Singapore. With fewer dogs and cats being adopted, shelters that are already full or close to being full are unable to take in new animals. Photo: Reuters
A dog waits for its owner at a public housing estate in Singapore. With fewer dogs and cats being adopted, shelters that are already full or close to being full are unable to take in new animals. Photo: Reuters

Singapore animal shelters full as pet adoption drives cancelled because of coronavirus

  • With fewer dogs and cats being adopted, most shelters are unable to take in more animals and have also seen a drop in donations
  • Other reasons for the fall in adoptions include paranoia that pets could carry Covid-19, fewer people going out, and financial concerns

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A dog waits for its owner at a public housing estate in Singapore. With fewer dogs and cats being adopted, shelters that are already full or close to being full are unable to take in new animals. Photo: Reuters A dog waits for its owner at a public housing estate in Singapore. With fewer dogs and cats being adopted, shelters that are already full or close to being full are unable to take in new animals. Photo: Reuters
A dog waits for its owner at a public housing estate in Singapore. With fewer dogs and cats being adopted, shelters that are already full or close to being full are unable to take in new animals. Photo: Reuters
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