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  1. Animal welfare is everyone's concern

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I am disappointed that our police are to attend a workshop held by an overseas veterinary forensic expert next year to upgrade their poor performance when investigating animal abuse cases ... that people who hurt animals are cruel. And as the victims of these crimes cannot provide any information, it is difficult for the police to investigate cases. But this means it is even more important ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988843/animal-welfare-everyones-concern
  2. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Government says Lantau's feral cattle can stay

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... to have been a success, with government officials saying they have no intention of killing or relocating the animals. Officials of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department- often ... from various non-government organisations, the Mui Wo Rural Committee and Islands District Council were invited to attend. Many residents of Mui Wo, where the animals make their home, consider ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022847/government-says-lantaus-feral-cattle-can-stay
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Recent seizure of ivory in Hong Kong underlines need to save the elephants

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was mostly banned. The mainland's rising wealth has meant a thriving illegal industry and new crisis. A 2007 study by the International Fund for Animal Welfare shows how serious the problem is. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1068241/recent-seizure-ivory-hong-kong-underlines-need-save
  4. News - Hong Kong - SAFETY

    Safety fears over use of draft horses to pull wedding carriages at Hong Kong's Discovery Bay

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Discovery Bay hotel, which opens on December 12. Local vets and animal welfare groups are concerned about the suitability of the living environment and public safety. Jill Robinson, founder ... Anna Healy Fenton Four of the giant animals are in Discovery Bay, apparently being groomed to pull wedding carriages, but vets have sounded a warning Fear ofaccidentswith drafthorses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1043329/safety-fears-over-use-draft-horses-pull-wedding-carriages-hong-kongs
  5. Talking points

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... be affected by the euro-zone debt crisis, with JP Morgan Chase forecasting late last year that unemployment may rise to 3.8 per cent by the end of this year. Animal rights group denounces bear bile IPO Animals Asia Foundation (which released this picture of a bear at a farm in Vietnam) hosts a briefing in Beijing at which it is expected to call on securities authorities to reject ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993244/talking-points
  6. Talkback

    Posted Apr 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should penalties for cruelty to animals be increased? It seems that most people nowadays no longer treat their pets as friends or family members, but only as a toy or something to relieve stress. If increasing the penalties for cruelty to animals can raise public awareness about caring for animals, it is the right action to take. However, to stop cruelty to animals we have to tackle the root ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/545359/talkback
  7. A love for animals and a fighting spirit wanted

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... for this top role leading an animal-welfare organisation. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Hong Kong (SPCA) celebrated its 85th anniversary last year, and was the first charity in Hong Kong to address the many aspects of animal welfare. The 140 staff in seven SPCA centres are devoted to promoting and enhancing animal welfare. If you have business experience in a large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/592502/love-animals-and-fighting-spirit-wanted
  8. Cruel killing of stray dogs by government can be replaced by more humane option

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The animal welfare community will welcome the appointment of the new secretary for food and health in the hope that he will ensure much less government cruelty and killing. Dr Ko Wing-man ... of the public. The power to change the policies this department carries out lies with the Food and Health Bureau now headed by Dr Ko. For more than 20 years, the animal welfare community, led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007092/cruel-killing-stray-dogs-government-can-be-replaced-more-humane-option
  9. Slice of Life

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Price

    ... that so far that no such arrests were contemplated and action is being confined to traders. An executive committee member of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals may be voted ... the animals were especially bred and were killed humanely. The society should concentrate on stopping the cruel way dogs are killed and being readied for eating, and should not chase down people who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616326/slice-life
  10. Connect with wildlife and be rewarded

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... Oliver To Next to a vet, being a curator at a zoological facility or animal-based theme park is probably the profession that suits people who love spending long hours with animals and have a desire to connect with wildlife. Theme parks and zoological facilities are the major employers of animal curators who have special ways of communicating with animals kept for educational, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615900/connect-wildlife-and-be-rewarded

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