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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Scheme to desex stray dogs ready for trial run

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Amy Nip

    ... to six dogs a year, meaning if there were 20 dogs in an area, and half of them were female, there could be as many as 60 puppies born per year without human intervention. Based on a survival rate of about one-third for feral puppies, more than 15 dogs would be added to the feral population every year. Under the scheme, local volunteers would help to locate the dogs for the SPCA to desex. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Making time to help city’s unloved furry friends

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans annemarie.evans@scmp.com Volunteer Lucy Wong always loved animals so when she had the chance she founded a foster programme for unwanted puppies and kittens Making time ... and the volunteer co-ordinator of the SPCA's Foster Parents Programme. "I really hate it. Just a few days ago we had this puppy beaten half dead by a woman. It was reported to the police ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Illegal dog traders face crackdown

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND JOANNA CHIU

    ... a leash on dog dealers The government plans to clamp down on unlicensed dog dealers, dog smugglers and puppy farms. It wants to make it compulsory for anyone trading in dogs or their puppies ... they will help prevent animal cruelty and exploitation, they will improve animal welfare and help address the problem of sickness and disease in puppies." But pet shop veteran Howard Cheung doubted ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Civic Party embarks on a campaign to reform the pet trade

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... due to careless breeding in Hong Kong, as the two species look similar. Mo's dog is not the only one with difficulties. In another case, a puppy that got too big was sent to five different homes in two months before he was saved from being put down. That puppy was Harley, a black great dane, and few pet owners in Hong Kong would have realised how big he would grow. Harley, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Dog breeding licences 'won't protect animals'

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... breeders who keep five or more dogs. "Generally, around the world, people are against large-scale puppy farming. Living in a cage is not the best thing for the welfare of that dog," she ... breeders for conducting regular visits and inspections, which will help ensure the puppies for sale are raised under appropriate conditions. It is estimated that there will be around 30 licences ...



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