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  1. Demand forces police drug dogs to put off retirement

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of calls last year increasing by 64 per cent over the year before, the police plan to boost the number of their specialised drug-detection dogs from 10 to 25 by the end of next year. The number will be boosted by breeding new dogs, but until they are ready, dogs nearing retirement age of eight to 10 will have to stay on an extra year or so. Of the 176 dogs used by the police, 34 labradors ...

  2. Pick a dog breed that is suitable for Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dog Training provides some insight on which of Hong Kong's most popular dog breeds may be best for you. 'Some breeds are more active than others,' says Cheung, who graduated ... than Golden Retrievers, but 'that could be something particular with the breed in Hong Kong'. Hong Kong is filled with small dogs, with Miniature Schnauzers, Corgis and Chihuahuas ...

  3. Designer dogs get the star treatment- and then they are dumped

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry They bring crowds of sentimental animal-lovers flocking to the cinemas- but dog rescuers groan in exasperation when films like the US Christmas number one Marley & Me, starring a Labrador puppy, hit the big screen in Hong Kong. 'Films like Marley & Me don't help our situation,' said Sally Andersen of Hong Kong Dog Rescue, recalling how hundreds ...

  4. Retriever home after 5-year ordeal

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... A dog-breeding operation had closed down in the area shortly before she was found. 'I would never, ever have given her away if I knew that was her fate,' he said. 'I was assured ... bound for Canada. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department officers contacted Mr Sadhwani in January to say they had found his dog after scanning her microchip. Mr Sadhwani's ...

  5. Toy poodles win hearts with Christmas pageant

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the event's organisers, Pet Pet Season magazine, said. The magazine also released figures from its year-long survey to determine Hong Kong's most popular dog breed. So far, 5,964 respondents have ... Celia Chan Mei-yee, one of the judges and the founder of Poodle Dynasty, a shop that sells and breeds poodles. 'People here tend to prefer smaller dogs.' They say the miniatures ...

  6. Animals feel the thrill of performing in quest for Best in Show

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... As a one of the Hong Kong Kennel Club's (HKKC) Dog Show committee member and an All Breed judge, Franki Leung says dog shows are a performance of beauty and he likens training a dog ... the dog has gone through the group and won, it's already a quality animal. Then the judges will really look at the dog in detail.' While beauty is in the eye of the beholder, some breeds ...

  7. A top dog's life

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... them,' he says. 'I was tired of simply breeding and selling them. I used to keep them in cages, but one day I had a kind of awakening- it was like my dogs spoke to me and told me they were ... from the car to a reception of growls and snarls, as seven or eight dogs- ranging from pint-sized to truly intimidating- bare their fangs and jump at the fence. This is not the reception ...

  8. News - World - PETS

    Mixed-breed canines to participate in Westminster Kennel Club dog show

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:04pm by AP

    ... breeds to get dog show day Long the province of the purebred, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show is finally opening a doggie door this year to mixed-breed competitors. While labradoodles, ... of the world's premier canine events, which is also adding three breeds at next month's show: the chinook, the Portuguese podengo pequeno and the rat terrier. No mixed-breed dogs have appeared ...

  9. Heavenly havens for dogs offer pooches a spot of summer pampering

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy The official days of summer may be coming to an end, but Hong Kong's killer temperatures linger on. For dog owners who want to cool off with their furry friends, two retreats offer much needed respite. At Petworld (www.petworldhk.com) dogs, from Yorkshire Terriers to Poodles, can revel in this slice of doggie heaven. Located in Yuen Long, it's ...

  10. Police issue public appeal to find dog

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The police have issued a public appeal for help in finding a patrol dog that escaped on Sunday. Antje, a three-year-old Belgian shepherd, escaped from Cheung Sha Wan police ... a bitch, weighs 27kg and is 90 centimetres tall. A spokesman said members of the public should call the police if they see her. He warned that the dog should not be touched because it is trained ...




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