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  1. Helping out at the vet's was the start of a life's journey

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by David Phair, Jill Robinson

    ... Jill Robinson is the founder and chief executive of the Hong Kong-based Animals Asia Foundation. She was talking to David Phair. When I was a teenager in northwestern London in the 1970s, I used to go and help out at my local vet's after school and in the holidays. I must've spent weeks there and they let me be very hands-on looking after the animals. I'd even ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Mar 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... Young people have to understand the difference between right and wrong when it comes to the treatment of animals. Vicky Choi, Tseung Kwan O It is important for young people to realise that we ... the seriousness of animal abuse. Hong Kong has many organisations that exist to protect the rights of animals. They should get more involved with educating young people about the need to respect animals ...

  3. animal rights

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... low pay and poor working conditions, the protester__________________a placard asking for equal treatment for labourers. 11 China is__________________for its poor animal rights record. 12 ... about What has prompted the increasing awareness of animal rights on the mainland? Are animal rights protected by law on the mainland? Web links www.petatv.com- online animal rights TV ...

  4. Plea for police action to halt animal abuse

    Posted Jan 16th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Hong Kong's pet lovers have called for tougher penalties to safeguard animal rights, writes Colleen Lee Pet lovers want police to step up enforcement of laws against animal abuse. In a survey by the Democratic Party and animal rights concern group Animal Earth, 65 per cent of 1,682 respondents said they wanted more police teams assigned to investigate cases of animal cruelty ...

  5. Sealing the fate of wildlife

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... Canada hopes to mollify critics with humane measures, writes Wency Leung Few issues in Canada provoke greater furore among animal rights groups than the annual spring hunt for seals off ... information, they can do it on anything. It sets a bad precedent.' Animal rights groups aren't convinced the new standards for killing seals will make the practice more humane. Since the hunt ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have reflected on what they did and tried to change their ways. Animals have rights too and we should respect those rights. When you buy a pet you are accepting that you have a responsibility ... Should repeat animal abusers be barred from owning pets? In recent years there has been a lot of discussion about the problem of animal abuse. People caught abusing animals are arrested ...

  7. China's animal rights record

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China has no national-level animal welfare protection laws. In 2004, it scrapped draft animal rights legislation, arguing the public wasn't ready. The country has long been criticised for its appalling animal rights record. Visitors to safari parks such as the Siberian Tiger Park in Harbin, Heilongjiang, can pay to watch tigers attack live goats and cattle dumped ...

  8. Animal rights group finds suspected dog abattoir

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A suspected dog slaughtering site in Tseung Kwan O was discovered yesterday by an animal rights group. The Animal Life Guard Action Group said it found what it described as a dog ... of the animal care group, said: 'Bones and remains were everywhere. We've collected five bags of bones, some looked like dog jaws. I'm really angry. This is the most horrific case ...

  9. Animal rights group Peta offers Sharon Stone a brain scan

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Peta, the animal-rights group, has offered to scan US actress and fur lover Sharon Stone's brain to determine whether her comments and actions that seem to demonstrate ... to the indifference that you flaunt and the callous remarks that you make about the suffering and death of the animals whose fur you wear. 'Scientific studies suggest that the prefrontal regions ...

  10. Prosecutions up for cruelty to animals

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... with 600-odd calls in 2006. But Ms Ngan said her group believed the increase in hotline reports was due to an increased awareness of animal rights rather than worsening treatment of pets. She said ... Polly Hui The number of people prosecuted for cruelty to animals increased from 30 in 2006 to 42 last year, government figures reveal. All but two of the 42 prosecutions led ...




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