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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Stay of execution for 80 death row dogs as charity given lease extension

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 05:29pm by Christy Choi

    ... the stray population. Contact the  Sai Kung Stray Friends Foundation at  admin@saikungstrayfriends.net. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Scheme to desex stray dogs ready for trial run

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Scheme to desex stray dogs ready for trial run A trial scheme to desex stray dogs in an effort to control the feral population could start early this year, ... welfare groups have long called for a "trap, neuter and release" programme to control the stray dog population. In 2012, three sites were identified- in Yuen Long, Lamma Island and Sai ...

  3. News - China - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Environmentalists hail China’s banquet ban on shark fin

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... been a luxury enjoyed by China’s wealthy, but environmentalists say shark populations around the world have been decimated by its consumption. Durnin said he believed Beijing would enforce ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Snip for strays helps win feral cat fight

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... population, but it had a word of warning for people who feed them. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) set up its Cat Colony Care Programme in 2000. The method behind its ... public participation to control the stray cat population." The organisation does not necessarily support people feeding cats that live on the streets, because if they are fed without being ...

  5. 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

    ... 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 ... controls the population, in part by maintaining competition for food. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department said last week: "While we appreciate that the [SPCA] programme may help ...

  6. News - World - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Hunting of stray dogs in Kiev angers activists

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... 'We don't need foreigners to castrate our dogs' Kiev, which has a population of about three million, has up to 18,000 stray animals, mostly dogs, city officials say. The authorities ...

  7. News - Asia - ANIMAL WELFARE

    New Delhi abandons its langur monkey 'protection squad'

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... the langurs eased out from such duties after protests by environmentalists. Tens of thousands of rhesus monkeys have swarmed over urban India. In densely populated areas the wild monkeys occasionally ... us last week that it would not be able to renew my contract." But the rhesus monkey population in New Delhi is growing and, with that, the menace they cause, said an office worker. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    SPCA accused of neutering stray cat twice

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com SPCA gets a clip round both ears over stray cat The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been accused of being overly zealous in trying to control the feral cat population- its vets apparently tried to neuter the same stray twice. The case emerged on the internet after a video clip of a cat with both ears clipped was widely ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Deaths of dogs may see ban on paraquat

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... of sanctioning the poisoning of the population of Hong Kong in the name of pest control," he said. "For the health and safety of Hong Kong's population, the government must take immediate ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Districts reject scheme to release neutered stray dogs

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... For the past decade, animal welfare groups have been promoting the programme as the best way to reduce the population of stray dogs: trapping, neutering and releasing the animals would prevent ... dogs." Or also cited India's success in controlling the births of stray dogs in its trap, neuter and release programmes. In Jaipur city, the stray population was cut by 28 per cent from 1994 ...




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