• Friday
  • April 18, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:09am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 10 for puppy

Search results

  1. Home is best for bringing puppies into the world

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environment can make the dog anxious which, in some cases, can lead to dystocia - a difficult labour or delivery. So he advises dog owners to help deliver the puppies at home. Dr Ho says to help ... give birth to up to 12 puppies while smaller breeds may only have a litter of two. Dr Ho says it can be hard to notice the last pup. He suggests conducting an X-ray before birthing begins ...

  2. Group desexes 197 strays but keeps its work legal

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it was unclear whether the dog population had declined since they began desexing the strays, but he expected there would be a drop in the number of new puppies. 'Dogs can fall pregnant twice a year. They can have eight to 12 puppies in a litter, meaning one dog can give birth to more than 10 dogs a year,' he said. The society received HK$300,000 from the Li Ka Shing Foundation in 2010. ...

  3. Hong Kong faces main rabies risk from illegally imported pets

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they reportedly smuggle into Hong Kong on a regular basis. Animals are bred in horrendous conditions, without adequate nutrition and veterinary care. The puppies are shipped around the country entering ... and welfare. It allows continued disease transmission and cross infection with the resultant effect that a high percentage of these puppies will develop and succumb to infections. Should rabies enter ...

  4. Dog back on all paws after pin-point cure

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei lo.wei@scmp.com A puppy paralysed by a mystery condition is back on his feet- thanks to the power of acupuncture. Seal's carers at Hong Kong Dog Rescue feared they would have ... from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department's kennel in November with his seven siblings, one challenge remains. The time has come to find the recovering puppy a permanent ...

  5. Regular dental regimen can prevent major problems

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a good diet. For cats and dogs, it begins with daily brushing, which should begin when the pet is still a kitten or puppy, as it will adapt to this as part of its daily routine. Other options ...

  6. Steps to ensure animals get the most out of life

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy There are several ways to help your dog or cat live a longer and healthier life. Veterinarian Kitty Wong from The Ark Veterinary Hospital in Sai Ying Pun shares some tips on getting your pet to its golden years. Preventative medicine is the best solution when it comes to fighting disease and illness so vaccinations are a top priority for puppies and kittens. Your pet ...

  7. Counting the cost of giving a lifetime of care to your precious pooch

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... puppies need between two or three vaccinations in the range of HK$150 to HK$300 each. These are given for diseases such as distemper, parvovirus and leptospirosis. 'As there are still a lot ...

  8. Superbugs spreading in pets, say vets, and we could be next

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Patsy Moy

    ... sick puppies admitted to his clinic last month with pneumonia had very strong resistance to the antibiotics commonly used to treat the disease. 'They seemed to be resistant to nearly ...

  9. Urban Jungle

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... often in the congested environment of the typical pet shop. It is a major cost for a pet shop to bring puppies or kittens to a vet, so some pet shops obtain treatment illegally. Having worked ...

  10. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... and at the very least, very unpredictable. There was a client I first met working at a clinic on Cheung Chau. I remember it was a routine visit and she had brought in a mongrel puppy for a check-up. She ...



SCMP.com Account