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  1. animal welfare

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the following words with their meanings below 1 urbanites 2 de-sex 3 'to no avail' 4 tranquiliser a. to surgically remove an animal's reproductive organs b. a term to describe those ...

  2. Animal Welfare

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'A pet is a good way to give them that company.' Animal welfare groups have expressed concerns that pets are too often being kept in high-rise apartment blocks by working couples and not exercised enough, but Professor Wong argued that knowledge of welfare issues was gradually improving. 'People do keep animals in small apartments, but they have no children at home,' he ...

  3. Activists urge animal welfare law

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Animal rights advocates, veterinarians and academics meeting in Guangzhou over the weekend called for countrywide animal welfare laws. The Guangzhou Companion Animal ... Protection Education Centre, has been working for 10 years in animal welfare. 'Promoting legislation for animal protection is the most formidable task we are facing, but we have made headway ...

  4. Education at heart of SPCA's crusade in animal welfare

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... with the government and other animal welfare organisations to cut the number by 20 to 30 per cent within the next 10 years. 'Last year, there were 22,500 abandoned animals humanely destroyed in Hong Kong ... antibiotic-free meat. The SPCA plans to sponsor research on animal welfare on the mainland. It is also looking into the feasibility of opening a branch in Shenzhen, where the pet trade is thriving. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR will review policy after death of dog on tracks sparks outrage

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:42pm by Lai Ying-kit, Brian Yap and Shirley Zhao

    ... procedure for emergency cases for our frontline staff, such as this one." It will seek advice from animal welfare organisations to help design training and handling methods. A team will also ... Lai Ying-kit, Brian Yap and Shirley Zhao Operations chief tells protesters that the corporation will act after outcry at dog's death MTR staff to be trained to handle animals on track ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Death of a dog on the MTR tracks shows up our selective sympathy

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 01:12pm by Paul Stapleton

    ... policy regarding the rescue of animals on train tracks. The MTR will release a report on the incident shortly after receiving advice from animal welfare organisations. In the meantime, a funeral ... Paul Stapleton Paul Stapleton says outrage over the death of a dog on the MTR tracks smacks of hypocrisy given our callousness towards farmed animals Unequal lives The recent incident ...

  7. Animal welfare groups hail pet project

    Posted Oct 27th 2006, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... chain of vet clinics was of no interest to me. I wanted to combine my two passions, care and welfare, and make a difference in the overall care of animals, especially in China. We launch our clinics there next year.' The agreement has been hailed by animal welfare groups, which have been invited to offer healthy, abandoned animals for adoption through the Pets Central shops. John ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Transport Department could do more to curb speeding in Lantau

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:50am by LETTERS

    ... and water buffaloes, treasured by tourists and residents. They have provided reflective collars, making the animals more visible to motorists, but they need extended support from the authorities. Lantau's bovines are injured and killed on the roads by drivers who flagrantly flout speed limits with seeming impunity. This concerns us all, not just those interested in animal welfare, because ...

  9. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Investors may fall victim to animal spirits in markets

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:03am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Richard Harris Investors run the risk of losing their perspective of where they are in an investment cycle, especially when caught in an environment of familiarity Taming the beasts of bias When you are in the forest, it is difficult to see the trees. The ...

  10. Animal welfare groups demand end to 'cruel' anti-rabies dog cull

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Disputing Guangdong figures, they say only 74 are infected in a 70m population Several animal protection organisations have made a collective call to the Health Ministry and the Guangdong government to stop at once the killing of dogs to control the spread of rabies. The president of the Animal Rescue Association, Wu Tianyu, speaking at the China Small Animal Protection Association, ...




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