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  1. News - Hong Kong - PETS

    Pet lovers brave rain for Paw Paw walk

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Even in Hong Kong, 'raining cats and dogs' is rarely so literal, but animal-lovers undeterred Hundreds enjoy (or endure) Paw Paw event Hundreds of dog lovers and their owners braved atrocious weather to attend the Penfold Paw Paw Hoof Hoof Carnival in Sha Tin yesterday. It was meant to promote animal welfare and a love for pets. ...

  2. News - World - PETS

    US scientists cure sick puppies with geese antibody technology

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:41pm by AP

    ... resulted in a 90 per cent cure rate for canine parvovirus, which spreads through animal waste and direct contact between dogs, usually at kennels, shelters and shows. Some puppies die from ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PETS

    Dog whisperer shows Hong Kong pet lovers why he's leader of the pack

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:58am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com TV's Cesar Millan tells Hongkongers that owners often need more training than their pets Dog whisperer shows why he's the leader of the pack As a celebrated "dog whisperer", Cesar Millan knows a thing or two about animal behaviour. But often it's the owner he needs to teach. According to him, Hongkongers who say dogs are too ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PETS

    In the luxury dog house

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... such as quarantine procedures when an animal gets sick on the premises. The team developed a work flow that would make pets as comfortable as they were at home, says group executive director Eric Ko ... increase. Licensed hostels for dogs and cats grew over the same period from five to 25. Animal lovers who regard their pets as family may be taken with pet boarding facilities offering fancy ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PETS

    Jockey Club's carnival will be a walk in the park for dogs

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... by the Jockey Club at its Penfold Park track to promote animal welfare and a love for pets. Half of Penfold Park's eight hectares are covered with grass, and one hectare has two varieties growing ... rides for children under the age of six, dog performances, and adoption services for dogs and tortoises. Discussion sessions will focus on responsible dog ownership and training, and animal ...

  6. News - World - PETS

    Mixed-breed canines to participate in Westminster Kennel Club dog show

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:04pm by AP

    ... The pros and cons of pedigree and mixed-breed animals have long been a sensitive subject in dogdom; indeed, animal-rights activists have protested over Westminster itself. They see dog breeding ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - PETS

    Book review: Cat Sense, by John Bradshaw

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Steven Poole Cat Sense: The Feline Enigma Revealed by John Bradshaw Allen Lane 4 stars Steven Poole Cats are rather cleverer than commonly assumed, as biologist and animal-behaviour expert ... descendants, while ferals will leave more offspring. Unintentionally, we are causing cats to evolve into animals society won't like as much. Inveterate cat-haters probably won't appreciate ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PETS

    Pet Fudgie, 20, claims Hong Kong's 'oldest miniature dachshund' title

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 05:44am by John Carney

    ... human age is to multiply it by seven, which makes Fudgie 140 years old in human terms. Adam West, the senior veterinary surgeon at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said ...

  9. Business - Money - PETS

    Cutting the cost of pet ownership

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... Pavan Shamdasani Vetting the cost of animal ownership Keeping a pet in Hong Kong's cramped, overpriced apartments is tough enough, but the costs of food, medicine and the occasional ... animal for free from a reputable organisation, such Hong Kong Dog Rescue or the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Most of these animals will come with the necessary shots ...

  10. News - World - PETS

    Want a furry friend? Try a Chilean tarantula

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of exotic animal and want one for their home," said Juan Gonzalez, a vet at the farm. The farm is owned by Juan Pablo Orellana, an agronomist who gathers and raises these Chilean rose-hair ...




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