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  1. SPCA closes its doors to abandoned puppies

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the reason could be more people leaving Hong Kong for holidays, but she noted that there had not been a drop in the number of cats being adopted. 'We are having more puppies coming in, ... people were responding to aggressive marketing by pet shops. 'When I walked around Causeway Bay, there were so many puppies wearing angel wings and pedestrians were encouraged to touch them ...

  2. 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 relat ...

  3. SPCA criticised as rescued pups are nearly put down

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com The SPCA has come under fire from animal rescuers after it was found a group of puppies that had been guaranteed a foster home ended up at a government ... 20 and then sent to the society's Wan Chai branch to be re-homed, with assurances that they would be safe. But days later, the society sent four of the puppies on to a kennel in Pok Fu ...

  4. Kept on a tight leash

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... three courses- puppy socialisation, basic beginner and intermediate obedience clicker. The socialisation course is for puppies less than 18 weeks old, which have had their first two DHPPiL ... in a puppy socialisation course after its first two vaccinations. This could be when a puppy is 10 or 11 weeks old,' Tam says. The SPCA has three training centres in Yau Ma Tei, Wan Chai and Sai ...

  5. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... release the dogs in turn to feed them and play with them.' 'When I worked here during the summer, there was a four-month-old puppy that was really loving and friendly. We played together and I also helped to teach the puppy how to respond to orders such as 'sit' or 'give hand' during training classes. It learned all of the commands and I was very happy.' ...

  6. Toll of abandoned dogs rises as downturn bites

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... puppy called Crumble, which had been adopted from the charity six months earlier. 'We try so hard to make people understand that this is a life-long commitment,' Andersen said. ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Time to treat animal cruelty with the seriousness it deserves I refer to the article ('Appeal to Find Homes for 140 Dogs', April 10) and wish to express my shock at the leniency of the sentence passed on the alleged dog breeder, Lam Wai-sze, who admitted causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. The fine of HK$5,000 is less than the price of just one of the puppies and the 150 ...

  8. Protecting animal rights

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... in hammering home this issue during the first consultation with a kitten or puppy owner, he said, and pointing anyone looking for a pet towards the welfare organisations, not the pet shops. Key Players ...



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