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  1. SPCA's humane approach pays off

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... of Cruelty to Animals, Hong Kong (SPCA) is determined to save the lives of our four-legged friends. Since August 2002, the SPCA has been moving Hong Kong towards becoming a city where no healthy, ... executive director of the SPCA. 'But the reality is that we kill five times less now than before we began our No Kill programme two years ago. We are not here to kill animals. 'Animals ...

  2. SPCA says cruelest cut is the kindest fate

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the SPCA by their carers, who had taken on the task of feeding and caring for them. The cats were returned to their neighbourhoods in the afternoon. It was the eighth mass cat sterilisation conducted across the territory. More than 3,000 street cats have been sterilised since August 2000. Dr Fiona Woodhouse, the SPCA's deputy director of welfare, said: 'In a few short hours ...

  3. SPCA claims policy is to 'trap and kill' cats

    Posted Apr 15th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Park. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) yesterday accused the department of pursuing a 'trap and kill' policy towards feral cats, an accusation the department ... will make arrangements through animal welfare organisations.' Animals not suitable for re-homing would be destroyed. The SPCA says removing the cats will only encourage other strays to move ...

  4. Protect pets in hot weather: SPCA

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... to Animals. SPCA vet Alison Main, who treated both dogs, said the first dog became ill soon after jogging but the owner had failed to recognise the symptoms. 'By the time it was brought in it had ... be treated if it is recognised early enough,' she said. SPCA executive director Pauline Taylor said both cases were a reminder to pet owners about the dangers of hot weather. 'Heat can ...

  5. Anti-graft team to examine SPCA's books

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... its finances. SPCA chairman Lisa Tsui Wing-miu has agreed to invite the Independent Commission Against Corruption to look into the charity's affairs following controversy over the departure of the society's executive director, Pauline Taylor. Arrangements are now being made for the ICAC's advisory team to visit the SPCA and discuss its accounts and financial ...

  6. SPCA chief on sick leave faces dismissal

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Outspoken vet's attempt to probe financial losses upset committee members The SPCA will dismiss its executive director after she returns from sick leave following ... a turnaround in the SPCA's finances which saw a $3 million annual loss transformed into a surplus of nearly the same amount in the last financial year. But she clashed with executive committee ...

  7. SPCA reluctantly drops desexing plan for Victoria Park cat colony

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu An animal protection group has received permission to trap and sterilise a colony of wild stray cats in Victoria Park, but has been told that the cats cannot return to the park. Pauline Taylor, executive director of the Society for the Preventio ...

  8. SPCA faces calls for a shake-up at the top

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the organisation when she tried to investigate why the SPCA- which relies on public donations and government funding- had been losing so much money in previous years. Some grass-roots members will ask ... the resignation of the SPCA's director of finance earlier this year and the resignation of its chief vet just before Dr Taylor was declared sick. Two of the organisation's trustees are also ...

  9. Adopt a pet

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Hong Kong is on a mission to save the thousands of animals that are dumped on its doorsteps every year. Out of 16,200 animals received by the SPCA last year, only 1,795 found homes; the rest were humanely put to death with an injection (a barbiturate overdose). Established in Hong Kong more than 80 years ...

  10. Pampered dogs live here

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Call SPCA, 2802 0501. Ref No 91514 Lane Crawford Leather sofa two-seater, dark brown $22,000; leather plant stand $2,900; cushions $360- $760 Call 2118 3668. Pet: Sakura, Egyptian saluki Age: Two years Colour: White and tan For adoption: Call SPCA. Ref No 92538 Options Home Elegant art deco arm chair (originated in Belgium around 1920- designer unknown). Solid wooden frame ...




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