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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Laws must be updated to save pets from abuse

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... pure-bred puppies too young to have been separated from their mothers were found sick and in poor shape. It's suspected they were to be sold on-line, a booming business in a city ... fashionable or aren't puppies or kittens any longer has to end. No one has a right to produce more than is needed. Laws have to be updated and enforced. Animal populations have to be better ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Help out at the SPCA

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 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. I was pleased because, if the puppy knows these things, potential ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Police search hillside site of suspected dog slaughterhouse

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... any sale of dog meat in the district. Mr Tung said they found two dogs outside the house and four puppies and a dog inside when the team arrived. Two of the dogs ran away and the others were taken to a vet in Pui O on Lantau Island, he said. Of the five dogs they rescued, one fully grown animal had a 30cm knife scar but the puppies were healthy. Ms Ho said the group would arrange ...

  9. 11 animals killed in blaze at pet shop

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... services, sold 'high-quality' puppies for sale and provided 'hotel' services and free home delivery. Four owners and staff members returned to the shop with black refuse bags, ...

  10. Homes for dogs sought as SPCA kennels fill up

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... has 80 of the animals. Successful prosecutions of illegal online dog sellers have also added to the number of animals the group takes care of. Forty-three puppies, some just three weeks old, ...




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