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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Dog shelter owner tries to forget past horrors and focus on saving animals

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:52am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Now, she is trying to move on with her animal welfare work. Li said the shelter costs up to HK$80,000 a month to run. She has sold her flat to keep it going and moved in with a friend. ... to forget past horrors When Kathy Li Pui-seung gets down on her knees at the Ng Ka village dog shelter, the animals crowd around her, enthusiastically wagging their tails. It's a stark contrast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1611608/dog-shelter-owner-tries-forget-past-horrors-and-focus-saving-animals
  4. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Market for animal-tested cosmetics is thing of past

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Patsy Moy, Ernest Kao

    ...-rights advocates claim. However, a marketing professor warned of a negative impact if a ban comes across as just a sales gimmick. Lawmaker Gary Chan Hak-kan said animal welfare had become a growing concern ... Patsy Moy and Ernest Kao Companies would boost sales by going cruelty-free, say advocates; but they have to believe in the ethics behind it, warns marketing expert Market for animal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582387/market-animal-tested-cosmetics-thing-past
  5. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Shelter dogs facing long wait for new homes

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SARAH KARACS

    ... and mixed-breed dogs in the queue for possible new owners," said Dr Judy Wan Hon-chi, welfare operations manager at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The SPCA has the only animal ... up homeless through no fault of their own," said Michael Wong Ho-ming, deputy director of community development at the animal welfare charity. "The SPCA has been providing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620066/shelter-dogs-facing-long-wait-new-homes
  6. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Relax park rule to let SPCA neuter stray cats there: Welfare groups

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... the situation is complicated by some local animal welfare groups that do feed stray cats in addition to neutering them. This has led to a stand-off between the non-profit Mid-Levels Streets Cat Colony ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wants the government to end the ban on it operating in the city's parks, a measure it says hinders efforts to reduce the population of stray cats. Public parks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1052501/relax-park-rule-let-spca-neuter-stray-cats-there-welfare-groups
  7. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Rise in pet owners discarding exotic animals

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Snakes, lizards, hedgehogs and dormice are among the unusual animals found abandoned by the SPCA after people who keep them lose interest Rise in exotic pets dumped by owners A rising number of exotic animals have been found abandoned on the street and even in an MTR station after owners who bought them out of impulse later lost interest, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1028390/rise-pet-owners-discarding-exotic-animals
  8. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Feral cattle in Sai Kung park acquire taste for human food including beef

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles

    ... by barbecue parties, despite official notices warning people not to do so. The animals have even been seen eating raw and partially cooked beef steaks from lit barbecues. Animal welfare experts claim ... of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and Sai Kung Buffalo Watch says there is ample vegetation for the cattle to feed on in the country park however they had acquired a taste for human food because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1085003/feral-cattle-sai-kung-park-acquire-taste-human-food-including-beef
  9. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    'This eye shadow was tested on rabbits': call for mandatory labelling on cosmetics

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Patsy Moy, Ernest Kao

    ... was tested on rabbits' Animal-welfare advocates are pressing for mandatory labelling to allow customers to easily identify which cosmetics have been tested on animals. The call comes as some ... continue to move away from cosmetics tests on animals, after dropping requirements for animal tests on some products this year. Hong Kong animal-welfare advocate Gary Chan Hak-kan said mandatory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582483/eye-shadow-was-tested-rabbits-call-mandatory-labelling-cosmetics
  10. News - World - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Mexico's 'circus wars' heat up amid animal bans

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Owners claim people are being encouraged to attack circuses; activists point finger at workers Mexico's 'circus wars' heat up amid animal bans Mexico's "circus wars" are heating up, with a growing movement to ban circus animals meeting rising anger from circus workers. There have been threats posted on social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557625/mexicos-circus-wars-heat-amid-animal-bans

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