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  1. Government concerned about people smuggling animals into HK

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This follows the recent case of a man fined $10,000 for smuggling 25 puppies from the mainland, a spokesman said. The man was found guilty in Fanling Magistracy last Tuesday for contravening the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ordinance. He had been attempting to smuggle the puppies into Hong Kong on June 26. The animals were found inside the boot of the man?s vehicle by police when he ...

  2. Cruel killing of stray dogs by government can be replaced by more humane option

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong rescue abandoned and feral abandoned puppies and adult dogs daily. They find new litters of puppies every few hundred yards on country roads. Pathetic little bodies are seen ...

  3. Education, laws the answer to stray dog crisis

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for and comforted. That responsibility is often not understood when a puppy or kitten is bought; the 11 that are abandoned each day on average attest to that. Demand fuels supply and pet shops are only too ...

  4. Pet ownership requires life-long commitment

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Owning a pet is a big responsibility, especially if it lives a long time or grows very big. Unfortunately, many owners are quick to buy cute or exotic animals but slow to develop real affection for them. Once the initial enthusiasm is spent, an animal becomes a burden. While it may be easier to develop a relationship with a kitten or puppy, exotic pets like alligator gar, snakes, ...

  5. Abandoned pet crocs keep wildlife rangers busy in Darwin

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney As animal welfare groups around the world brace for a surge in ill-advised pre-Christmas puppy purchases, in Australia it is baby crocodiles that are being dumped on the streets. Wildlife rangers in Darwin in the Northern Territory are dealing with an increase in the number of unwanted pet crocodiles. Young saltwater crocodiles have been found abandoned outside ...

  6. Mainlanders show major attitude shift

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am

    ... puppies, baby rabbits and hamsters were crushed to death in Beijing as police arrested a couple for illegally hawking the pets. The traders and police accuse each other of killing the animals. ...

  7. Life on the wild side

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a resident of a public housing estate in Lai King reported seeing a big, black boar eating a puppy on the slope opposite her flat. AFCD inspectors later found boar hoof prints in the area. While ...

  8. Reality bites

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am

    ... it is very bold and outrageous?' The media tongue-lashing against East Hunt is not an isolated case. On Christmas Day, the press was again up in arms after 16 puppies, baby rabbits and hamsters ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Aug 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to see the report of a 10-week-old puppy that had been severely mutilated, in fact chopped, and callously then left to die a slow death in a Lantau creek. The poor creature had been tortured ...



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