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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Hong Kong fad of dyeing dogs' fur could prove fatal: animal welfare experts

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Animal welfare experts warn latest indignity for man's best friend could have fatal consequences Canine 'fashion' is not worth dyeing for, say activists ... by its altered appearance. Animal welfare activist Angie Scott said she had seen dogs dyed "all the colours of the rainbow" in the city and called for a ban on the practice, similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1514510/hong-kong-fad-dyeing-dogs-fur-could-prove-fatal-animal-welfare
  2. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Small cages and nothing to do: Hong Kong Zoo animals 'trapped in the 19th century'

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by SARAH KARACS

    ... the SPCA, Animals Asia and Orangutanaid- all of whom have expressed sincere doubts over the welfare of its animals and recommended that the park be returned to its original status as a botanical garden. "Hong Kong is not the right place to keep animals," said Karina O'Carroll, the animal welfare education manager of Animals Asia, who questioned whether it was appropriate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575582/zoos-animals-are-trapped-19th-century
  3. News - China

    Officials set 1,000 cats loose in Jiangsu forest: reports

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 01:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Animal welfare activists search forest as Jiangsu officials set 1,000 felines loose after police intercept truck destined for Guangzhou meat markets Animal activists are combing a forest in eastern China for more than 1,000 kittens rescued from a meat supplier only to be let loose in the wild by local authorities, an organiser said on Monday. Animal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1348179/officials-set-1000-cats-loose-jiangsu-forest-reports
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Bear bile firm's IPO pullout a boost for animal welfare

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial A boost for animal welfare A nugget of good news for animal welfare groups has emerged from the gloom in Chinese equity markets in recent months. The 269 companies that have ... and are exposed to a range of values through travel and the internet. This has, hopefully, stimulated consciousness of animal welfare which will result in elimination, not expansion, of barbaric ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1255138/bear-bile-firms-ipo-pullout-boost-animal-welfare
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Traditional Chinese medicine doesn't have to be cruel to animals

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a wide range of ailments. The availability of overseas-made synthetic substitutes has made little difference, despite pressure from animal rights groups and growing awareness of animal welfare ... Robinson of Animal Asia Foundation, public health also stands to benefit because bile taken from sick and dying bears often contains impurities and biological contaminants. State support follows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1568572/traditional-chinese-medicine-doesnt-have-be-cruel-animals
  6. Chinese officials agree to monitor dog meat festival after activists protest

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 04:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Government’s measures may reduce cruelty but unlikely to prevent feast A festival dedicated to dog meat in southern China has been targeted by protesting animal lovers, who have won ... skinned and cooked -- but has met with increasing opposition from activists, highlighting China’s growing animal rights movement. Members of the activist group the Boai Small Animal Protection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1264310/chinese-officials-agree-monitor-dog-meat-festival-after-activists-protest
  7. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Groups unite to fight abuse of animals by setting up a network of protection

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Fourteen groups join forces to create network of protection across the city Animal groups unite to fight abuse Fourteen groups have joined together to create a network of "animal protection commissioners" to report on animal abuse. About 20 volunteers from the Alliance for Hong Kong Animal Police- formed by Animal Earth, the Animal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1261737/groups-unite-fight-abuse-animals-setting-network-protection
  8. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Illegal dog traders face crackdown

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND JOANNA CHIU

    ... often flout welfare and hygiene regulations by keeping animals in extremely small cages. Others buy smuggled dogs from the mainland for resale. According to the Agricultural, Fisheries ... they will help prevent animal cruelty and exploitation, they will improve animal welfare and help address the problem of sickness and disease in puppies." But pet shop veteran Howard Cheung doubted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1053263/illegal-dog-traders-face-crackdown
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can lead in animal welfare

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by HOWARD WONG

    ... particularly in scientific researchand discussion HK can lead in care of animals While there have been some real and positive developments in animal welfare in recent years, the chasm continues to widen between what is considered acceptable here and what is acceptable to countries that set the standards in animal welfare. One may ask why Hong Kong people should be concerned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1266767/hong-kong-can-lead-animal-welfare
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Ban on cosmetics testing boosts animal welfare in India

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... on animal testing for cosmetics, said that in doing so "for the first time, the Indian government has made a commitment to the welfare of animals". Globally, 500 companies use the PETA ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi Legislation reflects change in Indian attitudes yet thousands of starving cows still roam streets Ban on cosmetics testing a boost for animal rights In India, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1278197/ban-cosmetics-testing-boosts-animal-welfare-india

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