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  1. Minority Pumi burst into song and dance to breathe life into culture

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok They herd sheep and toil on farmland by day, often sporting comfortable, cheaply made western-style clothes. But at night, they don ethnic costumes and hustle around their villages, urging neighbours to join in with traditional song and danc ...

  2. Urban Jungle

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... It is the last few days of my holiday and I want to reflect on what else we can learn from the Japanese. During my stay in Tokyo, I saw dogs of all shapes and sizes. Not surprisingly, the breeds popular in Japan are the same as the favourites in Hong Kong. There are lots of poodles, huskies, cocker spaniels and quite a few dogs that originated from Japan, such as shiba inu and akitas. What ...

  3. The cost of that doggy in the window

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... to ensure sure all their puppies and kittens come from legal and responsible breeders, who breed pets in hygienic and humane ways. However, there are some breeders who see pets as get-rich-quick schemes, and run 'puppy mills' to produce cute pups in large quantities. These puppy mills keep their dogs in cruel conditions, cramping the animals together in wire cages, not feeding ...

  4. Designer dogs living in the lap of luxury

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Single women seem to be treating their pets as surrogate children, while others use posh dogs as fashion accessories When you see a tea-cup sized poodle wearing a Burberry sweater and gold-plated Gucci chain, sitting comfortably in a Louis Vuitton monogrammed, canvas dog bag, you may wonder if the idiom 'it's a dog's life' still holds true. ...

  5. Style meter

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela HOT Long cardigans over cocktail dresses Comfy chic at its best. Briefcase bags More structured and way cooler than a satchel. Fur gilets They look great thrown over long-sleeved tees or polos. Lace up shoes without laces Too cool for schoo ...

  6. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... to increase her knowledge about her dogs- how to keep them, basic dog training and first aid. She knows all about the specific problems that can happen to her breed of dog and she doesn't ... with more layers than an onion. My first and foremost recommendation is to give the dogs at an animal shelter a chance. These dogs are often the result of irresponsible dog breeding and with some ...

  7. Actress puts four-legged friends first as dogs make a meal of obsession

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Some of us might be working like a dog, but there is no shortage of pampered pooches around either. Actress Athena Chu Yan (pictured) loves her three dogs so much, she suggested they come before her beau. 'Yes, my boyfriend has officially complained about this. Although he also has dogs, he ...

  8. Dogs to be used at border crossings to sniff out smuggled meat as prices increase

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Loretta Fong Five sniffer dogs will join Customs and Excise Department inspectors next month to help detect carriers of illegal meat, as food prices continue to soar. ... the incidence of illegal imports usually increases. The initiative follows a similar practice in Guangdong province, which has used 17 sniffer dogs since 2004 at airports and train stations to detect ...

  9. New restrictions on selling dogs

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... People wanting to sell pet dogs or their offspring will be restricted to keeping a single breed and no more than two non-neutered bitches under revisions to the Animal Trader Licence next year. Animal traders will need to be licensed, but an exemption will be provided for people selling animals or birds they have kept as pets, or their pets' offspring. ...

  10. Urban Jungle

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... It is quite amazing how many of my clients regularly get their dogs groomed professionally. Ten years ago in Hong Kong pet grooming was in its infancy, a side business secondary to a pet shop. ... veterinarians. My peers and I used to be adamant that dogs should be bathed and groomed at home because doing so minimised the chance of catching a disease or suffering a grooming accident, ...




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