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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 - 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Two dogs rescued and two dead in flat

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by neighbours for at least a fortnight. The two surviving dogs were collected by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), who believe they went several days without food. They were found wandering free about the flat while the dead dogs were found in the kitchen and living room. 'It is possible the other two dogs had to eat them to survive,' an SPCA spokeswoman ...

  9. 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 ...



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