Radio Taiwan International
Date: 08 July, 2019
By: Natalie Tso
A recent pet expo is showing the creative ways people in Taiwan can pamper their pets these days, including feeding them special ice cream. This dog loves it! The custom-made dessert is produced from 100% fresh fruit, and that scoop was banana, which it loves.
Figures from 2017 show that pet ownership has gone up 10% in the past two years. There are 2.51 million pets in Taiwan now. That also means the pet care industry is flourishing. It’s now valued at NT$50 billion (US$320 million)
Dogs can also enjoy massages which are available for NT$100 (about US$3) for 10 minutes. Pet masseuse Tsai Chang-hsian says massages help them feel better and they improve their quality of life. [FULL STORY]