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  1. State investment boosts Kunming centre

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... researchers had the experience to handle and conduct tests on such scarce animals. Dr Yan sent his monkeys to Beijing for tests during the Sars outbreak and 'since then the government has been ... to the comfort of monkeys,' Dr Yan said. The centre is now seeking certification from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International so that it can conduct ...

  2. Great Dane has a playful touch

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Reggie Ho Dane Clouston, executive chef, Opia 1/F JIA Boutique Hotel, 1-5 Irving Street, Causeway Bay, 31969100 Dane Clouston does not have a table in the kitchen but he invites select customers to his 'war room' for the foie gras course. It is ...

  3. Anger at traps for dogs in Sai Kung parks

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... presented to our animal welfare advisory group before use.' Animal rights activists condemned the department's use of the traps. David Wong Kai-yan of Animal Earth said: 'The trapped dog will unavoidably get hurt. A better way to control the increase in the number of stray dogs is to neuter them.' Carmen Chan Wai-man, executive officer of animal rights group Happy ...

  4. Urban Jungle

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Celebrity vet Dr Eric Lai shares his views on society through the eyes of animals. Give him your feedback at urbanjungle@scmp.com This week: ignorance and cruelty Great strides have been made in animal welfare in the past 10 years in Hong Kong. There is greater awareness among the public and an associated greater respect for animals as living companions. There is also ...

  5. Video competition encourages animal protection

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A group of budding filmmakers have made short videos of their pets to help spread the message of animal protection on World Animal Day. The touching videos, some of which can be viewed on YouTube, were made for a competition launched by Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) to raise awareness of animal protection in Hong Kong last month. Winners of the competition were awarded ...

  6. Police criticised after kitten found with legs chopped off

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok An animal concern group accused police last night of being totally uninterested in acting against animal abuse after a one-month-old kitten was found outside a supermarket ... caused by a person, she said. The government recently introduced tougher penalties for people who abuse animals, she said, but law enforcement officers were not taking the issue seriously. Ms ...

  7. Think twice before getting a pet

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... thinks it's cruel to keep one in a tiny flat. I did not agree, but now I think she's right. Animals should be treated as our friends. Keeping pets healthy and happy is a priority ... shops, but we should remember that the animals won't stay that small and cute. They grow up, and need feeding, to be taken to the vet (which can be costly), and constant love and attention. ...

  8. Wild monkeys hunted for food and medicine for centuries on mainland

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Wild monkeys on the mainland have been under pressure from human activity for hundreds of years. Emperors during the Qing dynasty were partial to scooping out the brain of a living monkey for a tasty treat, and the practice continues to this ...

  9. Animals under threat

    Posted Jan 08th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... heated protests from animal lovers around the world. In a bid to stem the spread of rabies, the Chinese government bludgeoned tens of thousands of unregistered dogs to death in front of their tearful owners. The incident has become a potent symbol of animal cruelty, and animal rights activists have called for more protection for vulnerable animals. Animals are also under threat from ...

  10. Animal rights protester's performance a cut above the rest

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo An animal rights activist yesterday staged a 'naked' protest in busy Causeway Bay against meat eating. Ashley Fruno, a campaigner with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Asia-Pacific, wore only underwear and painted herself like a butcher's diagram near Jardine's Bazaar to urge people to go vegetarian. 'By exposing my body, I hope ...




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