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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. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Snip for strays helps win feral cat fight

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... population, but it had a word of warning for people who feed them. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) set up its Cat Colony Care Programme in 2000. The method behind its ... to euthanise fewer animals and we're seeing fewer sick cats," said Fiona Woodhouse, the SPCA's deputy director of welfare. "It also shows that it has been effective in drawing ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    SPCA accused of neutering stray cat twice

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com SPCA gets a clip round both ears over stray cat The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has been accused of being overly zealous in trying ... and noticed the moggy at an SPCA centre on Saturday. She uploaded the video onto her personal Facebook page. "Both of your ears are clipped. So are you a boy or a girl now?" Wong asks ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Animals need care, not bureaucracy

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... are not usually those who care most about their welfare. Still, it was a bit of a shock to witness the cavalier or even callous attitude of workers from the SPCA and the Agriculture, Fisheries ... of the same AFCD people. Last week, my wife and I spotted a three-month-old puppy trapped in a dirty and rusty cage in Pok Fu Lam. We called the SPCA. On arrival, the inspector phoned us to say ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Making time to help city’s unloved furry friends

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... the previous owner has been ordered to carry out community service. Cruelty cases are part of the work of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), but even so, long-time volunteer ... and the volunteer co-ordinator of the SPCA's Foster Parents Programme. "I really hate it. Just a few days ago we had this puppy beaten half dead by a woman. It was reported to the police ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 17, 2013

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... it won't reflect well on Hong Kong. Richard Brooke, Discovery Bay   Busy SPCA officer was just doing his job Although it was entertaining, I feel that Alex Lo's column ("Animals need care, not bureaucracy", April 10) was unnecessarily damaging to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and requires further information. It insinuates that the SPCA, like ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 05:38am by LETTERS

    ... and pointing fingers in the wrong direction. Rosa KN- Don't blame SPCA, blame the people who abandon pets. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Police probe as another 6 dogs found dead in Yuen Long

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... many dog carcasses to be found at one site. She believed the animals had died elsewhere and were moved to the refuse collection centre for disposal. SPCA vets will work with police to find out ... said the deaths were classified as cruelty to animals and detectives from Yuen Long were investigating. No one has been arrested. The SPCA said all of the six were adult female dogs. Only one ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - Animals

    Bit of a flap over 'tied-up' Lamma peacock

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... it was caught by four men, according to a news report. One of the men carried the bird, which had its legs tied, while the other three held walkie-talkies and strings, it said. An SPCA spokeswoman said: ... if the peacock is with them and to see if the other birds are healthy," the SPCA woman said. A spokeswoman for the department said it was unable to obtain information about the owner of the bird. ...




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