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  1. Colourful reputation hounds reluctant trendsetter

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pet beautician Danny Tam Wai-hung is a reluctant trendsetter. Although he is responsible for some of the rainbow-coloured poodles occasionally seen around town, he is unhappy that pet ... the 43-year-old dog lover said. 'The natural fur colour of a pet is already beautiful enough. It's strange to dye dogs bright and unnatural colours such as pink or green. I would never do ...

  2. Barking up the wrong tree at pet shop

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo It doesn't pay to be an animal lover, as media celebrity Sharon Cheung Po-wah has found. From outside a pet shop in Causeway Bay recently, the GoYeah executive director called police, suspecting a case of animal abuse. But the officers who arrived were none too enthusiastic. Instead they fussed over the fact she didn't have her ID card on her. ...

  3. Dog owners use pet projects to build better homes for pampered pooches

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Lacey

    ... with all the architect-designed kennels on the market. The kennel has gone upmarket as design-savvy pet owners demand homes for their hounds that have the same level of architectural cred ... is handmade, numbered and signed by Morosini. 'They have been conceived as jewels and noble residences for any breed of dog,' Morosini says. Not everyone is a fan of high design for pets ...

  4. Shoot my dog

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Photographers and painters are creating pet portraits for people who want to put their pooch in the picture, writes Charmaine Carvalho Hongkongers have never been more indulgent towards their pets. Specialist cafes, spas and grooming salons ensure that the animals are as pampered and coiffured as their owners. Now they can have portraits painted and photographs taken ...

  5. Sale of sick pets sparks complaints

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo, Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung and Alex Lo Council notes rising trend of animals dying after purchase Some pet shops are selling sick animals that die soon after they are taken home, leaving animal lovers heart broken. The Consumer Council received 89 complaints about sick dogs bought from pet shops in the first 10 months of this year, compared with 93 for the whole of last year and 72 in 2002, ...

  6. Protect pets in hot weather: SPCA

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Warning follows the death of a beagle after it was taken jogging with the mercury at 34 degrees Celsius Pet owners are being warned to protect their animals in hot weather ... be treated if it is recognised early enough,' she said. SPCA executive director Pauline Taylor said both cases were a reminder to pet owners about the dangers of hot weather. 'Heat can ...

  7. Dr Dog video teaches pets are friends, not food

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu Friend or food? While most Hongkongers never think of their precious pets as food, this is not the case in neighbouring places where the consumption of dogs and cats is widely accepted. To help reverse the situation on the mainland, the Animals Asia Foundation has landed the services of superstar Richie Ren as the Mandarin voice of 'Dr Eddie' in their new ...

  8. Pet hates

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... residents. It is also clear that the government is concerned about pet dogs. To outsiders, the demand for 'two, one-inch colour photos of your dog' may seem somewhat out of the ordinary. ...

  9. Pet corners

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... These five puppies are brothers and sisters. They're only three weeks old. They like to play and drink milk. They are adorable! Tul from Thailand This is Coco. We adopted her in January 2004 from a Sai Kung pet shop. She was abandoned in a garbage bin! She is now two years old. She loves to run on the beach and play with her tennis ball at home. Her favourite snack ...

  10. Pampered pets put through their paces

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... tonight on ATV World. Lam Wing-wing, Imelda Lui, Elaine Ip and Camilla Wood (right) were also on hand with their pets to mark the launch of the show. A recent online survey conducted by RTHK found a quarter of the city's pet owners spend between $500 and $2,000 a month on their animals. ...




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