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  1. Animal welfare fund-raiser sells message with dash of sexy fun

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen The 'Safe Sex 4 Pets' fund-raiser at Central's M1NT club on Tuesday night certainly wasn't your typical animal welfare event: there were just four abandoned animals at the scene; and guests packing into the venue were entertained by a lingerie show and male strippers, and went home with goodie bags full of sex toys and condoms. Presenting ...

  2. Animal adoption require genuine commitment

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they choose,' says Faye Wong, welfare operations manager at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Hong Kong. Dogs need owners to have energy and the time to walk them every day, ... the charity helps find homes for dog and cats of all breeds. www.lap.org.hk Protection of Animals Lantau South The animal-welfare group aims to rescue and rehome unwanted and abandoned animals ...

  3. Call to make dumping animals an offence

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Lawmakers are urging the government to make abandoning animals an offence under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ordinance. A proposal to that effect was put forward ... abusive behaviour, like beating or ill treatment, and thus deserved to be included in the ordinance. 'Abandonment of animals' is regarded as an offence in the Rabies Ordinance, which ...

  4. Animal-lovers decry 'police apathy'

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui About 500 animal-lovers and their pets marched from Chater Garden to the Central Government Offices yesterday to condemn the police for failing to investigate abuse against stray cats and dogs. Participants in the march organised by the Cat Society and Animal Earth chanted 'Cold-blooded police. Accomplices of murderers'. 'The officers consider animals ...

  5. Minority of HK pet owners ready to give animals away

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Almost 8 per cent of pet owners have considered abandoning their animals because they no longer like them, according to official figures. The latest figures released ... tortoises. However, 7.6 per cent of pet owners confessed they wanted to give up their animals. Of these 21,800 households, 21.2 per cent 'did not like their pet any more', 18 per cent said ...

  6. SPCA's humane approach pays off

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... The organisation focuses more on population control than killing unwanted animals, writes Jonathan Powell Far from being the grim reaper some mistake it for, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Hong Kong (SPCA) is determined to save the lives of our four-legged friends. Since August 2002, the SPCA has been moving Hong Kong towards becoming a city where no healthy, ...

  7. Academics push for law to protect animal rights

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be initiated by the government. Animal welfare is a new area for the government, and we hope we can help provide a template.' There are piecemeal laws governing the hunting of wild animals, animal quarantine and the husbandry industries, but 'animal welfare' remains an alien term in legislation, and the government has largely remained silent on the topic. Public knowledge of animal ...

  8. letters

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... hearts. If you like dogs, then keep them. But remember, you must take good care of them. Chan Hiu-yu, Immaculate Heart of Mary College Animals deserve our respect Do people really think things through before they decide to get a pet? In many cases, probably not, as there are cases of animal abuse which are really heartbreaking. I read a story about a three-month-old dog which was found ...

  9. Government's catch-and-kill policy for stray animals has clearly failed

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... animals reach a reasonable level. These reasonable suggestions have been put to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department over many years and have been rejected. The trap, neuter, return (TNR) scheme which the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and other animal welfare organisations have been pushing for over a decade would be managed by animal welfare ...

  10. Push to make deserting pets a crime

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy An animal welfare alliance has called on the government to make abandoning pets a crime. 'Under the existing law, people are prosecuted only after animal cruelty has ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, suggested setting up a subcommittee in the legislature to strengthen animal welfare and protection. No Kill City Forum was set up in 1998. Its members include ...




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