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  1. first person

    Posted May 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at weekends, no matter how busy they are. They feed and care for all the animals. Puppies will be taken out for walks and sometimes given a little training. In fact, we have staff in charge of dog ... of puppies that are either small or very weak. Some puppies have grown very attached to volunteers and ended up being adopted by them. Dogs will miss dogs. Some pet owners will bring their dogs back ...

  2. House training is easy, but it can take time

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy House training a new dog is a top priority. Whether it's a playful puppy or an adult, it requires time, energy and discipline. Trainer and animal behaviour therapist ... is right or wrong, but can quickly learn the concept of safety and danger. If you punish them during house training, the dog or puppy may end up negatively associating relieving itself with you. ...

  3. Making a new friend

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Flora, three, cuddles her new pet after an adoption auction at Discovery Bay International School on Lantau yesterday. Six puppies and a dog, from an unlicensed dog shelter in Yuen Long, found themselves new homes thanks to the event organised by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Owners were screened for their willingness to make a life-long ...

  4. ID system for pets urged to end smuggling

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Traders want licences for hobby breeders to protect the trade Pet traders have urged the government to set up an identification system for puppies and kittens bred in Hong Kong ... however, who are worried they will be unable to continue selling puppies and kittens from hobby breeders. Chan Chow-pui, chairman of the Hong Kong Pet Trade Association, said the government's ...

  5. Beware the pitfalls and dangers of buying animals from unscrupulous dealers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... their skin [as a location finder and proof of ownership], but most of them sold at pet shops don't have one.' According to a Pet Shop Puppy Survey by the SPCA, 32 per cent of puppies don't have microchips embedded under their skin and 13 per cent are not vaccinated. The survey also found that 72 per cent of puppies became sick within a week of being bought at a pet shop. ...

  6. Dog rescuer urges action to stem a crisis

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sam Spiro With few resources to call on, dog-lover Nikki Green has managed to find homes for about 400 strays and puppies in three years. But she feels her crusade to save unwanted ... Hong Kong-born Ms Green, who is temporarily sheltering 14 dogs and 15 puppies. Every other weekend she takes a selection of her abandoned litter into Sai Kung in the hope that among the crowds ...

  7. Vet reaches out to get six-pawed pup on his feet

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry International experts are being consulted over how to help a puppy born with six paws. Abandoned at birth, the friendly five-week-old, tiger-striped mongrel- nicknamed Octopus ... for a family to give the puppy a home when he is well enough to leave Chris & Nicola's Animal Hospital in Tin Hau. Vet Stephan Lehner is meanwhile speaking with overseas experts to find ...

  8. Pet-proof your home to avoid animals swallowing harmful objects

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... more common sense than a puppy or young dog,' says the veterinary surgeon and qualified veterinary acupuncturist, who studied at Melbourne University. Luckily for the dog the incident had ... knew of a dog that escaped onto the street. It was picked up by a stranger, so make sure the door is closed.' He says kittens and puppies will chew on almost anything they can find ...

  9. Boom in fancy pets means more dogs dying in kennels

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... challenging area'. Sally Andersen, of Hong Kong Dog Rescue, which tries to find homes for dogs in government kennels that would otherwise be destroyed, said: 'The puppy business is booming, ... planning to get a dog at Christmas to take in unwanted dogs from shelters. 'Buying from pet shops can not only end in tears as many pet shop puppies fall ill and die, but it also supports ...

  10. Dogs living wild

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... help_______________ each other's puppies. Although they are good hunters, these wild dogs are killed by lions, hyenas and cheetahs. To avoid their enemies, African hunting dogs_______________ all the time. The only time they stay in one place is when they have young puppies to take care of. The life of this wild dog is not an easy one. Dingos Find words that mean the following: ready to eat, ...




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