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  1. 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 ... constraints to give up the pups to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. 'I don't know how the SPCA can consider themselves a non-kill organisation,' said Okka Scherer ...

  2. Setting the record straight on SPCA plan for neutering stray dogs

    Posted Sep 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to your editorial 'SPCA plan shows way out of stray-dog killing cycle' (September 2). The writer seems to have misunderstood the fundamental concept of what the Society ... Kong, which is why the SPCA is at this stage asking only for a trial. But it has been proved in cats in Hong Kong, and there is no reason to think that it will not work for dogs here. The target ...

  3. Woman accuses SPCA of 'senseless killing' of her cat

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The owner of a cat given a lethal injection after being handed over to the SPCA has accused the animal welfare group of the 'senseless killing' of her pet. Althea ... to stop cats climbing over residents' cars- had also been neutered and had a clipped ear to show he was cared for, Ms Tan said. However, the SPCA said that although Athos was wearing ...

  4. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Where? Hong Kong Centre, 5 Wan Shing Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Why? Over 9,000 unwanted, abandoned, sick or injured animals are collected by the SPCA every year. Many of them are kept in the kennels and they would appreciate you walking them or caring for them. How? You must be at least 16 years old. To apply, visit www.spca.org.hk and download the application form. Jobs ...

  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 plan shows way out of stray-dog killing cycle

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for stray cats. The SPCA should be applauded and assisted in its new campaign, but only when legitimate concerns raised by some district councils have been addressed. Under the proposed scheme, SPCA ... ones were critical. However, it is clear that some districts with more open space would find it easier to accommodate the SPCA than those with concentrated populations in urban areas. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. SPCA reaches settlement with ex-chief

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Charity could take six-figure hit after agreeing to pay Pauline Taylor's snowballing legal costs The SPCA has reached an out-of-court settlement with its executive ... speculation. Dr Taylor had been planning to subpoena several senior SPCA figures including former trustee Robert Ho and current chairwoman Lisa Tsui Wing-miu at the hearing, which was due to start ...

  10. 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 ...




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