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  1. Residents get sniffy over pet shops

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to settle a squabble about the odours escaping from pet shops in Victory Avenue and Argyle Street in Ho Man Tin. Some residents living above the stores had complained about the smells, said Chan ... and Australian counterparts employ: they sent in two officers to have a sniff. Some 'light pet smells' had been 'sporadically' detected in front of some shops, but the department said ...

  2. Pet project's guiding light

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... exercises and interesting games. 'We want this event to be not only about people helping others. We want to show people that dogs are not just pets but also great helpers,' said Michelle ...

  3. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Isabel Tam Chan Kwok-kee knows too well the pain suffered by pet owners over the loss of their beloved animals. After finding that the land where he buried some of his pets had been developed for housing, he set about opening the first pet crematorium where owners can rent an urn space From the age of four, Chan Kwok-kee saw his family dogs taken to the slaughterhouse ...

  4. talk back

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE E-MAIL FORUM Q Should public tenants be allowed to keep pets? I do not live in public housing, but I do wish to comment about the no-pet policy. Pet owners are very close to their animals, some even see them as part of the family. It would be cruel of the government to force a family to part with its pets. The policy does not get to the root of the problem. The government ...

  5. letters

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of making drivers turn off their engines when their cars are idle. Marcela Fung, St Paul's Secondary School Owners must stop abandoning pets Free sterilisation of pets has been suggested ... animal problem. If people do not abandon their pets, the number of strays will be reduced. The government should, by law, restrict the number of pets people can buy. Many people see pets as toys ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Theodore Carl Soderberg, San Francisco Pets can benefit whole of society The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Hong Kong) is alarmed by a few incidents that have happened recently with regard to people keeping their companion animals in local apartments. Extensive research conducted worldwide highlights the enormous benefits to society of keeping pets for both our physical ...

  7. Arthritis and pollution can make for woeful winters

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Does the cooler weather cause your bones to ache and your allergies to flare? Well, you're not the only one. Pets also suffer from winter woes. 'In the winter all sorts ... pollution and debris in the air when you can't see across the harbour,' says Potter, who graduated from the University of Queensland. He says pet owners can buy eye drops and ointments ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How should the pet trade be regulated? Protection of Animals Lantau South believes the trade should not be regulated; it should be abolished altogether or perhaps restricted to small mammals and fish. Hong Kong should take every opportunity to emulate more compassionate and enlightened countries which prohibit the sale of cats and dogs in pet shops. The trade is so widely open ...

  9. Some scaly fun

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... region and the coastal eastern Pacific, are popular delicacies as are their eggs. They are also used for crocodile bait and sold as pets. The sun gazer lizard is also a popular pet ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alasdair Nicol, director, Wines On Wheels Enforce ban on pets in stores It annoys me when I see people trying to bring their dogs into supermarkets or onto public transport when these pets ... they are in the store or on the bus or minibus. Apart from the prohibition rule, it is cruel to put the pets in a bag; they should be left at home. It is pointless complaining to supermarket staff, who feel ...




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