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  1. ParknShop joins effort to end dog-meat trade

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the anti-dog eating message. The move by ParknShop comes after it admitted selling dog meat- which is legal on the mainland- in six stores in Shenzhen and Dongguan despite promising two years ago ... last Saturday. Ms Mather said: 'He was absolutely appalled that they had been selling dog meat. He was very shocked. 'We also took some pictures from the dog-meat markets to show him ...

  2. Dog-eating

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With pet ownership now common in Chinese cities, should the central government discourage the practice of eating dogs in the mainland? Share your views: write to us. ...

  3. Expert warns against feeding raw meat to furry friends

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Cats and dogs could be infected by eating rats A bird flu expert has warned pet owners not to let their animals eat rats and birds, despite their natural instinct as hunters. 'Pet owners have to be very alert that they should not feed their cats raw meat,' the chair professor of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong, Yuen Kwok-yung, said yesterday. ...

  4. Pet peeves

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Tony Camaropolous

    ... Tony Camaropolous, GUANGZHOU Dogs have never had it easy in Guangzhou. In the past, the city was replete with restaurants specialising in serving dog meat. Now, in the aftermath of Sars, ... by their owners. The cost of owning a dog is one reason. According to Christie Yang, the China relations manager of the Animals Asia Foundation, dog owners in Guangzhou have to pay a 10,000 yuan ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Like hounds to the slaughter- it's a dog's life

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the trade in dog meat flourishes on the mainland. 'In the north [of China], people need to eat dogs to get the calories to resist the winter cold,' says one buyer. 'I'll come more often in the winter.' Dog meat has long been valued in China for its reputed warming properties, but animal rights activist Lu Di, a retired teacher of classical Chinese literature, ...

  7. 'Dog slayer' returns to haunt Mid-Levels

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Dubbed the 'dog slayer', the serial pet poisoner of Mid-Levels who has eluded capture for 15 years is back. Police, dog owners, veterinarians and the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) yesterday confirmed the near-fatal poisoning of two dogs on Black's Link Path at about 5.30pm on Tuesday. The serial offender, who could face life ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Feb 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The essence of chicken, in other words, rather than the hair of the dog? Pots of gold Scratch the Teflon on ParknShop's pot-and-pan set giveaway promotion and things start to come a little ...

  9. Friend or food?

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the mainland dog-meat trade will be a task of Herculean proportions. China is believed to be the world's biggest consumer of dog meat, with estimates suggesting 10 to 20 million dogs a year ... singer with rock group Beyond, rationalising the case for an end to the dog-meat trade. 'We Chinese claim to be civilised,' says Wong. 'But in places in Asia including Hong Kong ...

  10. Superdingo danger

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires As if snakes, spiders and heatstroke are not enough, hikers in Australia are being warned of a new danger: a fierce new breed of wild dog menacing the country's mountains and forests. Abandoned or escaped domestic dogs such as Rottweilers, bull-mastiffs and Rhodesian ridgebacks have interbred with Australia's native dog to produce a new strain ...




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