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  1. Safe sex for pets? A night for the party animals to run wild

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai The animal welfare alliance STOP! certainly had a lot to celebrate at its third annual Safe Sex For Pets bash at the Fringe Club. 'Our Desexed in the City campaign last autumn educated pet owners and desexed over 130 cats and dogs with the help of over 20 participating animal clinics and hospitals,' vice-chairwoman Tina Chu, a 'mother' to two ...

  2. Passion for pets

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... in handling pets. I went through a lot of practice and exams before getting my certificate. There is no organisation in Hong Kong to regulate the grooming industry. Some people learn on the job. YP: How did you join the industry? G: After completing the course, I opened a small pet shop in Canada which offered grooming services. When I returned to Hong Kong with my family two years later- ...

  3. Dog days for pets, owners

    Posted Oct 07th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng If, perhaps, you refer to your golden retriever as 'the monkey' or your pug as 'my princess', then now's your chance to get your pet to live up to its nickname. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is organising 'Happy Dogs- Happy Days' for pets and their owners this month. The highlight is a carnival on October 30 ...

  4. 24 pets taken from flat amid safety fears

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Two dozen cats and dogs were removed from a flat in Kowloon yesterday after one of the animals was seen perched precariously on an air conditioner frame outside. Police classified the case as cruelty to animals and are looking for the owner of ...

  5. Three months' jail for killing pet dog

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Man beat shih-tzu to death because it kept barking while he was watching TV A 26-year-old man who beat a pet dog to death was jailed for three months yesterday after being ... Ngan's friend, surnamed Li, with whom he shared the flat, returned home to find that the pet dog was missing. Later, a pool of blood was found on the toilet floor and police were called ...

  6. Pet project costs a million

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan You might think socialite Gigi Fu Ming-hin (below) has fallen on hard times since husband Yip Kim-po's business hit the rocks in July. And Yip, chairman of Ocean Grand, has gone missing. But it turns out the enthusiastic dog-lover has rep ...

  7. Before you adopt, hit the carnival

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) will hold a carnival on Saturday at Sogo department store in Causeway Bay to raise awareness of its Pet Adoptathon next weekend. The pre-adoption carnival will take place from 2pm to 5pm and will feature games, charity sales and booths offering adoption information. But the spotlight will be on the Pet ...

  8. Animal doctor

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... by the SPCA. YP: What are your duties? C: I do check-ups and surgery on animals. I also explain to the owners what's wrong with their pet and how they should be treated. YP: Do you enjoy your job? ... lives, some owners, after looking up information on the Web, challenge us and insist on the treatment they think would benefit their pets most. There's a lot of amateurish information about ...

  9. talkback

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... public tenants be allowed to keep pets? I participated in the demonstration on July 18 against the new policy regarding the possible eviction of pet owners, not because the legislation affects me ... I would leave Hong Kong. Most Hongkongers do not have this flexibility. The administration should look at the approach taken to pets in general - and public housing accommodation in particular ...

  10. Dogs deserve better than puppy love

    Posted Jul 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A simple supermarket test shows that dogs find a warm welcome in this city. Pet food commands a healthy share of hotly contested shelf space. Pause and reflect for a moment on the money that is lavished on pets and it is easy to assume that lifelong relationships of mutual loyalty exist between man and his 'best friend'. This reassuring image of a soft, caring side ...




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