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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Regulations should be introduced to ensure pet food is safe

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Rules needed for safe pet food Panic is to be expected whenever a food scare hits the city. While there is no shortage of laws to ensure food products are safe for human consumption, animals receive much less protection. Food safety for pets is still a non-issue in Hong Kong. Even when the need for regulation was brought up in the legislature two years ago, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    City University's pet project for vets school makes little sense

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com University's pet project doesn't add up Bad ideas don't die at City University. They just get recycled every few years until they become reality. So ... actually practise. We have 1,200 pets per vet in Hong Kong, compared with 2,500 in Singapore. How many vets can the Jockey Club hire for its horses? The problem with City University ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    More Chinese than Westerners howl against annual dog meat festival

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by Cary Huang

    ... to implement stricter regulations. The Communist Party seems to view the conflict as a clash of differing cultural values- the West's view that dogs are just pets, and the East's view ... changing attitudes about the treatment of animals in China. Raising pets has become increasingly popular, like other middle-class activities. During this transition, China has to embrace modern ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong's pets spread diseases

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Long stretches of city's promenades should be free of pets Pet lovers in Hong Kong are a vocal lot. It is becoming difficult to find a decent walk on Hong Kong Island without encountering furry pets. Keeping a pet is a personal lifestyle choice. It should not affect and infringe the rights of neighbours and the general public. Dogs were once wild animals and really should ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Leung Chun-ying sees virtue of well-placed aides in getting job done

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Tammy Tam

    ... of the latter's three-year term. One of Leung's pet projects is how to keep the city's status as a regional aviation hub and make full use of the land surrounding Chek Lap Kok airport. Now, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT YOU LIKED

    What you liked, May 17, 2014

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:38am by STAFF

    ... being robbed. The campaign is aimed at reducing the rate of robberies that end with homicide. HONG KONG A woman stabbed a five-metre python with a pocket knife to save her pet dog in Sai Kung ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 10, 2014

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:51am by LETTERS

    ... that they were not able to save their pet from this fate. When you read about so many incidents of dogs being poisoned, you have to ask questions about society and whether it has developed and matured ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 5, 2014

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:48am by LETTERS

    ...   Dogs should not be treated as accessories I refer to the report (" Hong Kong fad of dyeing dogs' fur could prove fatal: animal welfare experts ", May 18) Dogs as pets are part ...

  9. Sport - Racing

    Will to win sets Hong Kong pair apart

    Posted May 19th 2014, 07:45pm by Michael Cox

    ... a place in the field. It seems absurd now that they even needed some arm twisting – it won’t be required next time. Dan Excel might even be underrated in his own stable. While teacher’s pet ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 22, 2015

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... read, I do not believe there are enough vets in Hong Kong, with a pets-to-vet ratio of about 1,200:1. If what I am saying is correct, then presumably vets in Hong Kong are overworked. ...




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