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  1. letters

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Pearl River Delta were still serving dog-meat dishes. Guangdong people are also known for their taste for wildlife. Some mainlanders may feel that eating dog meat is part of their intangible cultural heritage. Some may argue that it is no more cruel than eating pork or beef. They may say the anti-cruelty law itself is cruel and unfair. The main point about eating dog meat ...

  2. 225 people caught importing raw meat

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Quarantine dogs caught at least 225 travellers bringing raw meat into the city since January last year, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said. The Centre for Food Safety's four dogs- Diva, Max, Jed and Sunny- also searched 217 trucks since February last year. The dogs search luggage and trucks to prevent the illegal import of raw meat, poultry and game. ...

  3. Culture tour dogged by meat controversy

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... eating dog meat, is one on which East and West will never meet. And it's causing heated debate among animal welfare groups and would-be visitors to the Guangdong town. The Royal Asiatic ... no-one will be asked to eat dog-meat, we will not be able to avoid using restaurants which sell this foodstuff, since almost all Kaiping restaurants do,' the society, which focuses on Hong ...

  4. One man's meat...

    Posted Feb 18th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... religiously keep the ashes of pets that have departed to the Rainbow Bridge. Let's just say we love cats and dogs as much as any person we know. And if you offer us cat and dog meat to eat, we ... single out cat and dog meat. And before readers shout that I should worry more about human rights than animal rights, yes, I agree that China's records are appalling and need to improve- ...

  5. If it's length that's important to you...

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Speaking of dogs... the home of Hong Kong's one-metre-long Reuben sandwich has come up with another gargantuan ... The question is, who really needs to eat a 20-inch hot dog? But if you're up for the challenge, it's HK$218. A regular 10-inch sausage- still a mouthful- is also on the menu for HK$158. ...

  6. Take time to cook up healthy food for your dog- or even have meals delivered

    Posted Jun 27th 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... a negative reaction in a dog's body. If people can find time to cook for their canines, she generally recommends a diet of 70 per cent meat and 30 per cent vegetables. For dogs that seem hungry ... cent rice and the rest meat- this isn't good for the dog.' With meat high in phosphates and low in calcium, the veterinarian suggests supplementing the meat with bone meal, which ...

  7. Eclectic eating habits may be tough to change

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Pearl River Delta are still full of busy restaurants serving dog meat dishes- known locally as 'fragrant meat' for hundreds of years. At night, restaurants with signs offering 'fragrant meat' can be seen in almost every city in Guangdong. The meat- mostly from Chinese dogs and other big breeds- is served stewed, roasted or, in winter, sliced in a hot pot. It is much ...

  8. Dog killer 'out to challenge police'

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters The notorious Bowen Road dog poisoner may be openly challenging the authorities and the public by placing poisonous baits along the Mid-Levels path, a criminologist says. ... University criminologist Dennis Wong Sing-wing said it was possible the original dog poisoner had spawned copycats who were more interested in 'challenging the police' than killing animals. ...

  9. New bid to keep cats and dogs off the menu

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... according to a survey in 2006 carried out by the Animals Asia Foundation. Sunshine Fragrant Meat is Guangzhou's best known dog meat restaurant chain. It has served a popular dog casserole since 1963. Secretary general of the Communist Party committee for the chain Gu Xianguang said he opposed the law. 'We only sell meat from dogs raised for consumption, never pets. And farming ...

  10. Parties for pooches are all the rage for owners

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Most parties have about 20 dogs as guests. 'I recommend meat dishes, such as meat pies, meatballs, sushi and beef,' she says. 'Potatoes and salmon are quite popular for some ... for a birthday. However, the event celebrated the birthday of a poodle, not its owner, along with 100 other dogs and their owners. 'It is a good time for the owners to socialise ...




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