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  1. Dogs survive poisoning

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Two dogs survived an attack believed to be by the notorious Mid-Levels dog poisoner, who has killed scores of pets over the years with insecticide-laced meat in the area. ... Centre in Happy Valley at 5.45pm, where vet Lloyd Kenda induced vomiting. 'It is a typical dog poisoning case, in which the dogs ingested toxic insecticide,' Dr Kenda said, adding ...

  2. Not just for Christmas

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yuen says. 'We tried to find a breed that we can really take good care of. We initially wanted to adopt one, but it's just too cruel to keep such a big dog in our 600 square foot ... to be the world's most disobedient dog, refusing to be trained and causing the couple a lot of trouble. However, as Jenny and John come to terms with his behaviourial problems, they get to know ...

  3. 'Hobby breeders' may face tighter puppy-sale laws

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Dog owners who decide to breed their pets and sell the puppies to shops have been warned that they will no longer fall outside animal trading laws under a new ... with the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department that so-called 'hobby breeders'- as opposed to recognised animal-breeding businesses- would no longer escape government scrutiny. Under ...

  4. Be alert to the signs of heatstroke

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pete Spurrier Heatstroke in dogs is especially common in the summer months, although it can occur at any time, as Hong Kong's temperature rarely drops too low. 'Dogs do not sweat ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 'If a dog cannot effectively release heat, the internal body temperature rises and results in damage to cells and organs- the heart, brain, lungs and kidneys. ...

  5. No excuse for this treatment of dogs

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Macau is a city of dreams for the millions of people who descend on it to gamble, but for the greyhound dogs sent there from Australia to race at its shabby Canidrome, it is a place ... to cross borders. In the case of our city, it would involve making an exception to rabies control regulations. There has not been a local case of the disease here for 20 years, but the dogs ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... She said there was a frantic client waiting outside. Trained in basic triage, she noted the dog was not in any immediate life-threatening condition, but she wanted me to know about the client ... Junior on the line. He is a television host with a daily lunch-hour variety show and known for his unique style and black-framed glasses. He was frantic and said his dog had been puffed up like ...

  8. Dr Dog video teaches pets are friends, not food

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu Friend or food? While most Hongkongers never think of their precious pets as food, this is not the case in neighbouring places where the consumption of dogs and cats is widely ... educational short film: 'Dr Dog: Friend... or Food?' As a dog lover, Ren is dedicated to helping end the eating of dogs and cats. The Dr Dog programme started in 1991 and is responsible ...

  9. Dog owners unleash their power

    Posted Jan 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... because police began nabbing dogs in late 2006. It's a safe bet that he didn't have the political power of dog owners in mind. A round-up of dogs began in August as part of Beijing's preparations for the 2008 Olympics. But the vigour of the campaign seemed closer to a Cultural Revolution political purge than a cleanup. In central Beijing, dogs that stood taller than 35 ...

  10. It's a dog's life

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... to public appeals that certain breeds of dog be included in its list of those allowed to be kept in HDB flats. One so-called animal 'lover' was recently bemoaning the fact that huskies ... to be kept in HDB flats rather than having to be destroyed. But the government is sticking to its guns, pointing out that the list of approved breeds leans towards smaller dogs, which 'generally ...




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