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  1. Pet cafe hounded out of business

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Zoe Mak and Martin Wong Popular locale fights law prohibiting dogs in eateries Despite the popularity of unofficial pet cafes, one shop that tried to go legal has been denied a licence because it allowed dogs on to its premises. The decision has caused an outcry from Hong Kong's pet-loving public. Pets Central chairman Peter de Krassel said it was unreasonable to ban only ...

  2. Urban Jungle

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Celebrity vet Dr Eric Lai shares his views on society through the eyes of animals. Give him your feedback at urbanjungle@scmp.com This week: choosing the perfect pet At a recent dinner party, I was asked about appropriate pets by a newlywed couple who wanted a new pet and weren't sure what they should get. It took me a whole night's worth of conversation to go through ...

  3. Are you an animal person?

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Distributors (HK) Ltd. Jonathan Tsun, 15 Definitely. Even though I don't have any pets of my own, my brother's fiancee has four dogs- two poodles, a shih tzu and an attention-hogging ... got mad at me. Becky Mak, 15 I love animals. My first pet was a crayfish that I named Moonlight. I got her in fourth grade. My next pet was a betta fish that I bought in fifth grade. My cousin ...

  4. Animal lovers give their friends a purrfect send off

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Pet lovers who have lost animals close to them will tell you it is no easier than losing a human member of the family. When you look at Hong Kong's booming pet funeral business, there is no doubt that household pets play an important role in the lives of millions of people. Director of Professional Pet Funeral Service, Jacky Shum Ki-ho, said staff job descriptions ...

  5. Third of pets bought from shops falling ill

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Animal welfare advocates have called for greater regulation of the pet trade after a survey found one-third of animals bought in pet shops fell ill within seven days. The survey, conducted by animal rights group Happy Animals last week, interviewed 209 pet owners, of whom 109 had bought their animal from pet shops. But 33 per cent of those pets became sick within ...

  6. Pet owner sues grooming shop for HK$95,000 over cat's death

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A cat owner is suing a pet shop over the death of her cat after its first grooming at the shop. Chan Chi-ho is seeking compensation of HK$95,233 from Li Fu-lin, owner of the Organic Pet Food Company, and manager Chan Sau-yue. Ms Chan alleged in her writ, filed in the District Court on Friday, that her 12-year-old long-fur cat, Ah B, died three days after he was taken ...

  7. urban jungle

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Celebrity vet Eric Lai shares his views on society through the eyes of animals This week: Pet food and its safety Pet food giant Menu Foods has announced a recall in North America after several pets died from apparently eating contaminated products. Since it is involved with such brands as Iams, Eukanuba and Science Diet, the recall has raised widespread concern. The scale ...

  8. Rabbit acrobatics at the bunny hop

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the mother-and-son team of specialist rabbit trainers. They have trained rabbits to perform hopping stunts for over 10 years, and gave advice to owners on how to keep pets and build up trust with them. 'Rabbits are active and clever animals. Small in size and quiet in nature, they are convenient to keep as pets at home. They are great companions to both children and adults,' said ...

  9. Cat owner complains over grooming session

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

    ... visit to a Sai Kung pet shop, according to his owner. Vivian Lee Wing-yan yesterday showed graphic pictures of the injuries she says were inflicted on her five-year-old cat during a visit to the Pet Pet Shop on January 5. 'He couldn't eat or walk and the injuries just got worse. It was horrible to see my pet in this condition,' she said. A vet who treated Dong Dong ...

  10. Precious moments with your pet

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan Providing your pet with food and shelter is not enough. What really counts is the time you spend with your 'best friend' and how much love and care you give them. ... Pet Videos & Photos Competition invited pet owners to send photos and video clips of their beloved animals. They were asked to donate HK$50 for each entry. More than 200 entries were ...




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