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  1. Be sure that you can be a responsible pet owner

    Posted Aug 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I'm writing in response to the letter 'Think twice before getting a pet' (Young Post, July 29). It is important to think twice, and see if we would be able to cope when our pets die. But we also have to decide if we are responsible enough to care for a pet. I think we must think a third time before we get a pet. Hong Kong people are busy. But pet owners have ...

  2. Legislator says estates should be set aside for pet owners

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... Pet owners in public flats should be allowed to keep their animals, a legislator says. In the long term, some estates should be set aside for pet owners, according to Albert Chan Wai-yip. ... threatening pets with eviction or death under its new penalty-points system to promote better hygiene, the authority should register tenants' pets. That would make it easier to crack down ...

  3. Tenants can do it by the book with handy guides

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that encompass everything from shopping and dining tips to keeping fit, and even how to get on with your pets. At Chi Residences, the operator, CHI International, offers handy guide books, including the Pet Guide and Health Guide, that advise its guests how to cope with their pets' everyday needs, and how to incorporate healthier food and activities into their lives during their stay ...

  4. Fifth of population keep pets at home against regulations

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Calls for a relaxation of rules to allow responsible owners to have companions Calls mounted yesterday for the ban on pets in public and private housing to be lifted as a survey ... of respondents to the survey- conducted by My Pet magazine and health education group Hong Kong Health Link- said they kept pets at home despite bans by the government or private estate managements. ...

  5. Pets can be good for us- if we're good to them

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is not the most obvious place in which to find a passion for pets. The cramped, high-rise accommodation in which most of our population lives is barely suited to the lifestyle ... Results this week of a survey conducted by My Pet magazine revealed that we have become a city of animal lovers. One in two people, according to the poll, has at least one dog. One in four owns ...

  6. Shanghai has rite stuff for grieving pet owners

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai's pet-obsessed nouveaux riches are now finding ways to pamper their cats and dogs- in death. With beauty treatments and tailored clothes for pets ... pets. Out at the Ling Kong Pet Cemetery, fresh flowers and chew toys are placed beneath the headstone of the newest arrival 'Coco Baby', a chihuahua that died in January. 'The ...

  7. From saving lives to matchmaking: it's all in a day's work for a Beijing vet

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It has been more than a decade since the first pet hospital opened its doors in Beijing and, since then, more than 100 similar facilities have sprung up. Tong Yin, 22, is part of an emerging group of professionals committed to tending to the city's hund Q: Why did you choose to work for a pet hospital? A: I was born in a remote village in Anhui province. I spent a lot ...

  8. Furtility rate

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... has everything for the needy pet. Open 24 hours and boasting bilingual staff- usually difficult to find in this city- the two-storey clinic offers everything from cardiovascular surgery ... rabbit before a pre-op X-ray. Upstairs, a Noah's Ark of yelping, whimpering and purring pets are groomed and massaged by a small army of vets and assistants. The Daktari is one of thousands ...

  9. University students' pet project

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... NEARLY A THIRD of 60 public housing tenants forced to get rid of their pets under government hygiene orders have succeeded in finding them new homes through a non-profit website. MatchYourPet was launched by five animal-loving Hong Kong University of Science and Technology students in July. Group spokesperson Chlore Tang Man-yi, although not a pet owner herself, said ...




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