Rescue Tales

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Ben Ben 2015

Ben Ben's rescue story is a little dramatic compared to every other rescue tales we have. It all started when a friend of our volunteer called in Nov 2014. The friend's sister-in-law neglected Ben Ben constantly and after seeing it happen time and again, the friend decided to call in to Purely Adoptions for help. Our volunteer, Wendy, went down and Continue Reading

Bones 2017

7 September 2017 Purely Adoptions was alerted of this emaciated black dog at Blk 469 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10. A lady named Gwen called for help when she found Bones waiting outside his owner's house. Our team sprung into action to rescue this poor dog upon receiving the alert from Elise. Kelly quickly drove down to send him to Faith, who agreed Continue Reading

Boy Boy 2016

Purely Adoptions was first alerted on 14 December 2016 of a sickly cat who was not eating. The feeder is a cleaner working in a factory and she does not have the means of bringing Boy Boy to the vet. Our friend, Shindy Lam, requested for our help and we sprang into action. We asked for Shindy to inform the Continue Reading

Branson 2016

Branson is a maltese of around 10 years old when he was found. He was rescued with severe ear infections and vestibular disease, a canine disease that can cause body imbalance and tilting of head. Due to the disease, Branson can only walk with his head tilted. We were deeply saddened to find him in such a state and quickly Continue Reading

Brownie Coco Wee 2015

Unlike other rescue tales, Coco was not stray. She is a pet dog taken care of by a domestic helper. However, she was soon put up for adoption as the domestic helper taking care of her had to leave and the two elderly was unable to take care of her. Faced with the tight situation, the children of the two elders Continue Reading

Butter 2016

Butter was given up by his owner as the doctor blamed this mini Schnazuar for causing asthma to her children. He is a 6 year old, male dog, spayed. We were dismayed at Butter's condition when we first saw him. He has been placed at the HDB yard for the past 6 months. Due to the harsh local weather and Continue Reading

Cow and Junior 2014

Cow and Junior were rescued from a vacant factory in Penjuru. There were many other dogs waiting to be rescued and we were quite packed with our rescued dogs. However, we could not turn a blind eyes to these pitiful puppies.         31 May 2014: We spotted Junior, and took action promptly after receiving a confirmation from Continue Reading

Hannibal 2015

We received a call from Mdm Goh’s friend in April 2015 requesting for us to rehome Mdm Goh’s two dogs. Mdm Goh is a stroke patient who can only move half her body. She could not really bend down to shower Lazy and has only $2 per day to spend on food for Lazy. While she loved Lazy dearly, her Continue Reading

Hans Solo 2016

Hans was rescued by Mei Mei, one of our stray feeders. She found him at a factory, with his tail chopped off and in excruciating pain. She was appalled at the sight and contacted Purely Adoptions about the 2 months old Hans. We immediately took over the case after hearing the inhumane treatment of Hans and took him to Dr Tai Continue Reading

Lao Lao (Nien Nien Ngo) & Gong Gong (Bui Bui) 2014

There are always animal lovers out there, taking the extra step to save dogs from being abandoned. This is a story of Lao Lao and Gong Gong , now renamed Nien Nien and Bui Bui rescued by a very kind-hearted vet. Lao Lao was found by Dr Kitty Huang of Mount Pleasant Vet Centre (Mandai) (Formerly known as AMK Vet) Continue Reading

Mel and Cupid 2015

Mama Mel and Cupid were first spotted at Jln Bahar camp in May 2015. They were roaming the streets and Mama Mel looked very tired. Our 2 hero rescuers Wilfred Ng and Josephine Ng decided to rescue these stray dogs. They waited patiently all night to trap them and their hard work paid off. They managed to get Mel and Continue Reading

Oliver 2016

*Graphic Content* Named after Oliver Twist, Oliver shares a similar experience to the protagonist written by Charles Dickens. Ever since Oliver was injured, he was always bullied by his pack during feeding time. The stronger male dogs will take all the chicken meat and leave behind the white rice, which will sometimes be snatched away from the other dogs.   Continue Reading

Oscar & Scooby 2016

We received a call from Dr Gloria Lee of Mount Pleasant Vet Centre (Mandai) (Formerly known as AMK Vet) one day. She has rescued two senior schnauzers, Oscar and Scooby and asked if we could help rehome them. As our motto stands, "every dog deserves a good home", we took up the challenge. Both dogs were vaccinated, dewormed, castrated and Continue Reading

Panda 2016

Born in the forest, Panda was first sighted by Joanne in Jan 2016 and she decided to rescue all of them together with their mummy dog.   However, mummy dog was seemingly overwhelmed at the new environment and despite the security and scrutiny of the fosterer, she escaped back into the forest. We tried our best to locate her but Continue Reading

Pickles 2016

Pickles is a senior spayed Shetland dog with skin infection left untreated for years. He could also be suffering from Hepatocutaneous (Hepato = Liver and Cutaneous = skin conditions) syndrome, a condition common amongst aged dogs, and even humans alike. His owners, believing him to be suffering and impossible of recovery, brought him to be put down. However, Dr Gloria Continue Reading

Snow 2016

There are many reasons dogs are being put up for adoption and not all starts with them being rescued from being stray. The adoption of 10 year old cocker spaniel Snow started when her previous owner is migrating back to Australia. We were told that she was a healthy cocker spaniel when we first received her. However, after we rescued Continue Reading

The Easter Babies 2013

The Easter Babies were rescued from a Shipyard in Tuas in 2013 around Easter. We were notified by a Supervisor working at the Shipyard to rescue the 5 newborn puppies in a metal pipe. With the help of the construction worker who climbed inside the scorching hot metal pipe, we managed to save the puppies. According to the workers, the Continue Reading

Ben Ben 2015new

Ben Ben's rescue story is a little dramatic compared to every other rescue tales we have. It all started when a friend of our volunteer called in Nov 2014. The friend's sister-in-law neglected Ben Ben constantly and after seeing it happen time and again, the friend decided to call in to Purely Adoptions for help. Our volunteer, Wendy, went down and Continue Reading

Bones 2017new

7 September 2017 Purely Adoptions was alerted of this emaciated black dog at Blk 469 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10. A lady named Gwen called for help when she found Bones waiting outside his owner's house. Our team sprung into action to rescue this poor dog upon receiving the alert from Elise. Kelly quickly drove down to send him to Faith, who agreed Continue Reading

Branson 2016new

Branson is a maltese of around 10 years old when he was found. He was rescued with severe ear infections and vestibular disease, a canine disease that can cause body imbalance and tilting of head. Due to the disease, Branson can only walk with his head tilted. We were deeply saddened to find him in such a state and quickly Continue Reading

Brownie Coco Wee 2015new

Unlike other rescue tales, Coco was not stray. She is a pet dog taken care of by a domestic helper. However, she was soon put up for adoption as the domestic helper taking care of her had to leave and the two elderly was unable to take care of her. Faced with the tight situation, the children of the two elders Continue Reading

Butter 2016new

Butter was given up by his owner as the doctor blamed this mini Schnazuar for causing asthma to her children. He is a 6 year old, male dog, spayed. We were dismayed at Butter's condition when we first saw him. He has been placed at the HDB yard for the past 6 months. Due to the harsh local weather and Continue Reading

Cow and Junior 2014new

Cow and Junior were rescued from a vacant factory in Penjuru. There were many other dogs waiting to be rescued and we were quite packed with our rescued dogs. However, we could not turn a blind eyes to these pitiful puppies.         31 May 2014: We spotted Junior, and took action promptly after receiving a confirmation from Continue Reading

Hannibal 2015new

We received a call from Mdm Goh’s friend in April 2015 requesting for us to rehome Mdm Goh’s two dogs. Mdm Goh is a stroke patient who can only move half her body. She could not really bend down to shower Lazy and has only $2 per day to spend on food for Lazy. While she loved Lazy dearly, her Continue Reading

Hans Solo 2016new

Hans was rescued by Mei Mei, one of our stray feeders. She found him at a factory, with his tail chopped off and in excruciating pain. She was appalled at the sight and contacted Purely Adoptions about the 2 months old Hans. We immediately took over the case after hearing the inhumane treatment of Hans and took him to Dr Tai Continue Reading

Lao Lao (Nien Nien Ngo) & Gong Gong (Bui Bui) 2014new

There are always animal lovers out there, taking the extra step to save dogs from being abandoned. This is a story of Lao Lao and Gong Gong , now renamed Nien Nien and Bui Bui rescued by a very kind-hearted vet. Lao Lao was found by Dr Kitty Huang of Mount Pleasant Vet Centre (Mandai) (Formerly known as AMK Vet) Continue Reading

Mel and Cupid 2015new

Mama Mel and Cupid were first spotted at Jln Bahar camp in May 2015. They were roaming the streets and Mama Mel looked very tired. Our 2 hero rescuers Wilfred Ng and Josephine Ng decided to rescue these stray dogs. They waited patiently all night to trap them and their hard work paid off. They managed to get Mel and Continue Reading

Oliver 2016new

*Graphic Content* Named after Oliver Twist, Oliver shares a similar experience to the protagonist written by Charles Dickens. Ever since Oliver was injured, he was always bullied by his pack during feeding time. The stronger male dogs will take all the chicken meat and leave behind the white rice, which will sometimes be snatched away from the other dogs.   Continue Reading

Oscar & Scooby 2016new

We received a call from Dr Gloria Lee of Mount Pleasant Vet Centre (Mandai) (Formerly known as AMK Vet) one day. She has rescued two senior schnauzers, Oscar and Scooby and asked if we could help rehome them. As our motto stands, "every dog deserves a good home", we took up the challenge. Both dogs were vaccinated, dewormed, castrated and Continue Reading

Panda 2016new

Born in the forest, Panda was first sighted by Joanne in Jan 2016 and she decided to rescue all of them together with their mummy dog.   However, mummy dog was seemingly overwhelmed at the new environment and despite the security and scrutiny of the fosterer, she escaped back into the forest. We tried our best to locate her but Continue Reading

Pickles 2016new

Pickles is a senior spayed Shetland dog with skin infection left untreated for years. He could also be suffering from Hepatocutaneous (Hepato = Liver and Cutaneous = skin conditions) syndrome, a condition common amongst aged dogs, and even humans alike. His owners, believing him to be suffering and impossible of recovery, brought him to be put down. However, Dr Gloria Continue Reading

Snow 2016new

There are many reasons dogs are being put up for adoption and not all starts with them being rescued from being stray. The adoption of 10 year old cocker spaniel Snow started when her previous owner is migrating back to Australia. We were told that she was a healthy cocker spaniel when we first received her. However, after we rescued Continue Reading

The Easter Babies 2013new

The Easter Babies were rescued from a Shipyard in Tuas in 2013 around Easter. We were notified by a Supervisor working at the Shipyard to rescue the 5 newborn puppies in a metal pipe. With the help of the construction worker who climbed inside the scorching hot metal pipe, we managed to save the puppies. According to the workers, the Continue Reading

Boy Boy 2016new

Purely Adoptions was first alerted on 14 December 2016 of a sickly cat who was not eating. The feeder is a cleaner working in a factory and she does not have the means of bringing Boy Boy to the vet. Our friend, Shindy Lam, requested for our help and we sprang into action. We asked for Shindy to inform the Continue Reading