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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. 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 ...

  3. Two held, 43 pups rescued in raid

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Officers detained two people and rescued 43 puppies in a raid on an illegal internet animal trading group operating out of an industrial building in Kwun Tong yesterday. Police and Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department officers posing as buyers contacted a trader who had offered puppies for sale on the web in early April. After completing the deal ...

  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. talk back

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q What should be done to protect animals from unscrupulous pet shops? I read with great interest your article about Clare Bullen, who bought puppies from pet shops which were ill and died. I also bought two puppy schnauzers from Furry Creatures, a pet shop in Causeway Bay, in July. Similarly, and unknown to me, both were ill. I was assured that they were both well and had been ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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.' ...

  8. Pet projects

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... David Evans Unlike other developed cities, Hong Kong's pet shops are allowed to display and sell cute puppies and kittens to attract the impulse buyer. Many of these animals arrive from the mainland already infected with deadly viruses such as parvo. Pet shops often sell 'fat' animals that, weeks after they are sold, give birth to a litter. Most foster ...

  9. Vets alarmed at illegal drug sales in pet shops

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

    ... a seriously ill poodle to his clinic last Wednesday. The 18-week-old puppy was vomiting and had diarrhoea after the owner gave it antibiotics to treat a cough. 'It turned out that the dog suffered kidney failure, which was very likely caused by the incorrect dose of antibiotics it had taken,' he said. Although the puppy was stable after treatment, the vet said it would probably ...

  10. Programmes give animal lovers a chance to make foster homes

    Posted Feb 21st 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... kittens and puppies are the most popular pets to foster, the SPCA also has other animals such as chinchillas and bunnies. Once, a volunteer with ample outdoor space took home a calf. With large numbers of kitten and puppy litters, volunteers can foster three to four kittens, or one to two puppies at the same time. For people who already own cats, Woodhouse recommends segregating ...




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