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  1. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Dr Eric Lai It's not that long ago that the public's attitude to and knowledge of the husbandry and welfare of pet animals was pretty primitive. It has been gratifying to see the steady and now explosive growth in interest in all things to do with animals. The evidence of this explosion is all around us, with large pet-shop chains rapidly moving in on the smaller ...

  2. Pets fall victim to the credit crunch

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Expats forced to leave HK abandon animals Pet dogs are being abandoned in increasing numbers in Hong Kong because of a combination of the spreading craze for 'designer pets' and animal-loving expatriates leaving because of the credit crunch. Hong Kong Dog Rescue says it has been 'totally inundated' with unwanted animals in recent weeks as dog ...

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    Friends in need: the struggle to save Beijing’s stray cats and dogs

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by LISA GAY

    ... the state, are trying to spread the joy of pet adoption. One-eyed Jack was a small dog, more suited to sitting on laps than navigating the streets of Beijing. The squat male mixed-breed dog's ... with six of her dogs to Beijing Pet Adoption Day, an event held every few months around the city. On this occasion, the organisers are setting up in front of the 3.3 shopping mall in Sanlitun. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Fun at the park

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 01:06am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We strongly concur with the West Kowloon Cultural Authority's aim of having a park "which is not another traditional government park". We have lamented before at the absence of large areas of grassy parks where people are free to lie around, picnic, and play with their children and pets. Such areas are few and far between in Hong Kong since "open ...

  6. Pet cafe hounded out of business

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Zoe Mak and Martin Wong Popular locale fights law prohibiting dogs in eateries Despite the popularity of unofficial pet cafes, one shop that tried to go legal has been denied a licence because it allowed dogs on to its premises. The decision has caused an outcry from Hong Kong's pet-loving public. Pets Central chairman Peter de Krassel said it was unreasonable to ban only ...

  7. Public estate family dreads finding a new home for dogs

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

    ... is important for health. However, I see no point in targeting pets. There is no evidence showing pets are the source of Sars,' she said. 'It is totally unfair to put the blame on pets. They are just the scapegoats.' Studies have continually shown that pets are highly beneficial to families. Psychologists advise their patients to keep pets as part of their therapy. 'People ...

  8. Pets get their piece of shopping paradise

    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Life for Hong Kong's legions of pampered pets just got better with the opening yesterday of a 6,000 sq ft megastore in Causeway Bay. The four-storey pets palace does not sell any furry companions but caters to the needs of pets and their owners. There is a rooftop area for barbecues, an indoor activity room, and even a pet cafe for owners to chill out while ...

  9. Dogged champion of canine rights believes in compromise

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... on animal regulations. It has been at the heart of the ongoing debate over pets in public housing. But Mr Lam has been criticised by some lobbyists for not participating in recent protests by public ... to deal with that, especially after Sars.' Nevertheless, Mr Lam helped come up with a compromise proposal that could see the policy relaxed. Although a ban on pets in public flats ...

  10. Last treat for the pet that has everything

    Posted Jul 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A landfill site in the New Territories is usually the last resting place for Hong Kong's dead pets. But from tomorrow, owners will have the chance to give their beloved animals a more dignified send-off. Hong Kong's first pet cemetery- the Moon Animal Memorial Garden, on an isolated hillside at Wo Hop Shek in Fanling with seaview over Tolo Harbour- ...




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