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  1. House training is easy, but it can take time

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy House training a new dog is a top priority. Whether it's a playful puppy or an adult, it requires time, energy and discipline. Trainer and animal behaviour therapist Rosemarie Tang, at the Animal Behaviour Veterinary Practice, provides some tips on training your dog to relieve itself at the right time and place. 'House training is very easy, but it's ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Man who set barking village dog on fire gives himself up

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Man who set barking dogon fire gives himself up A man turned himself in to police yesterday saying he was responsible for setting fire to a dog in its ... it alight. The owner put out the flames but the dog was so badly burned it had to be put down. The attacker lives in a high-rise block of flats next to the village house in Kei Lun Wai where ...

  3. No mercy as streets turn blood red

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Horror stories of dogs being killed in towns and cities across Guangdong and other parts of the mainland have been e-mailed to Animals Asia. Below are extracts from e-mails sent to the animal welfare group: 1: 'Hundreds of dogs were killed in Guangdong a few days ago in Jiangmen City, and the killing is moving to Guangzhou. The dogs didn't do anything ...

  4. If you're walking a dog, it's wise to take along a good dose of common sense

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo As the saying goes, there are no bad dogs, only bad owners. A reader sent us a video clip of an expat owner throwing a temper tantrum at a dog park on The Peak yesterday and threatened to put it on YouTube. We're sure that would make the character a worldwide cyber hit. But for legal reasons, we can't show shots taken from it here. 'Whose dog is it? Whose ...

  5. A canine trainer's dogged devotion

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam Felix Ho is a man who loves dogs so much he moved countries for them. The Hongkonger relocated to Belgium five years ago so he could pursue his passion: dog training. For the past 10 years, the 33-year-old has honed his skills as a dog handler and is ranked 16th in the world for training working dog breeds such as German shepherds. 'Some people are dog lovers. ...

  6. Appeal to find homes for 140 rescued dogs

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hazel Parry An animal welfare group is looking for homes for more than 140 pedigree dogs rescued in a raid on a suspected illegal dog breeding centre. The dogs were discovered living outside, cooped up in filthy, cramped metal cages with very little shelter from the weather in Lau Fau Shan, in the New Territories, six months ago. Some of the dogs were pregnant, others diseased, ...

  7. Different species living together can end up fighting like cats and dogs

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Susie Lunt

    ... potential for problems exists whenever you keep a predator species, such as a dog or a cat,' says Dr Hugh Stanley, from Dr Hugh's Veterinary Hospital. 'If you want two pets, you need to be able to isolate them from each other as necessary. In the case of hamsters and rabbits, it is usually necessary.' Cats and dogs are more than capable of living quite happily together, ...

  8. Restoring the bonds that tie people to dogs

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Maomao, 27, organiser of a Guangzhou volunteer organisation concerned with dog welfare, explains the strategies it uses to encourage more people to take care of abandoned dogs. You are a law student. Why did you choose to take care of abandoned dogs? It was fate. It was March 1, 2004, my first year of university, and two friends and I saw about 20 abandoned dogs ...

  9. Regular walks are essential part of day for dogs

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Rebecca Ngan Yee-ling, the public relations and communications manager at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Hong Kong (SPCA), taking dogs for regular walks is utterly ... 'Dogs also need to meet with people [and] other dogs and sniff the environment to give [them] adequate stimulation,' Ms Ngan said. In addition, 'Dogs [who are not] walked become bored ...

  10. Dogs living wild

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Ellen Whyte Man's best friend Dogs, wolves, coyotes, foxes, dingos and jackals all belong to the Canidae or dog family. They are sometimes called canids (pronounced kay-nids). All ... molars that can crunch up bones. The first dinosaur canids appeared about 50 million years ago. These early dogs looked like wolves and foxes. But about 30,000 years ago, wild dogs began living ...




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