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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Animal rights activists slam SPCA charity for euthanising 5,000 animals a year

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:54am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Protesters say charity's report shows its puts down about 5,000 animals every year Animal activists hit SPCA on euthanasia The city's leading ... and spending too much on its own organisation, rather than welfare. "The SPCA should try harder to save animals under its care, such as appealing to animal lovers through social media, before ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    There are many ways to find a lost dog

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Hong Kong. "Dogs may be spooked by a sudden loud noise, or they may be scared by other dogs, and can easily become disorientated. Others may run off ... report the loss immediately to the SPCA, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, the local police station and nearby vet clinics, advises Jensen. "The AFCD will have a record ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Relax park rule to let SPCA neuter stray cats there: Welfare groups

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Society asks to be allowed to neuter feral cats living in public facilities, where they breed SPCA wants its ban on working in parks lifted The Society ... are ideal habitats for feral cats, but the government's concern is that the SPCA's presence would encourage irresponsible owners to dump their pets in parks. "Without intervention, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Rise in pet owners discarding exotic animals

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Snakes, lizards, hedgehogs and dormice are among the unusual animals found abandoned by the SPCA after people who keep them lose interest Rise in exotic pets ... to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). Last month a baby hedgehog- deemed by the SPCA as unsuitable to be kept domestically in Hong Kong- was found outside a private veterinary ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ... I figure I better sell them pretty quickly because I am not sure how long this novelty is going to last Greg Edmonds, a Texan selling Twinkies on the internet   The only correct option is [for China and its neighbours] to strengthen co-ordination and co-o ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Outcry over dog in washing machine

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Hazel Parry

    ... Clean and quick!" He then adds a smiley icon and the words "feeling content" in English. On Friday, the SPCA posted a statement on its Facebook page alongside a screenshot of the post. "The SPCA is extremely concerned about the incident. We have already referred it to the police and we will continue to assist investigations," it said. Police confirmed ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - Animals

    Rocky the Rottweiler, one of the city's newest crime fighters

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:23am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Rocky was found by SPCA workers, given a number ending in 007 and today fights crime Rescued Rottweiler goes from streets to police beat A year ago, he was a homeless down ... the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty for Animals (SPCA) wandering around Yuen Long with an injured paw. This opportunity provides [Rocky] with the chance to use his inborn traits and skills SPCA ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Police Dog Trial raises money for Operation Santa Claus and SPCA

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:09am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Police dogs show how they keep criminals under control, while raising money for good causes Canines take charge of the ruff stuff Police dogs do a better job of crowd control than their human colleagues, says Constable Cor ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

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

    ... The report headlined 'SPCA fund-raising hit by financial crisis' on C4 on Tuesday said the SPCA receives about 5 per cent funding support from the government. It should have said less than 0.5 per cent. We apologise for the error. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL CRUELTY

    Washing machine 'dog killer' threatens to strike again with sick Q+A game

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by Amy Nip

    ... Rebecca Ngan Yee-ling, spokeswoman for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said the group reported the latest Facebook comments to the police yesterday. The SPCA referred 29 ...




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