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  1. SPCA urges ban on seal imports from Canadian hunts

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... group that wants to end seal hunts says. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is stepping up its three-year petition drive for an import ban on seal products as Canada ... executive director of the SPCA's Hong Kong chapter. Macalister said the market for seal products in Hong Kong and on the mainland were tiny at the moment and the city would feel little impact ...

  2. SPCA renews warnings, reward doubled for Mid-Levels pet killer

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... yesterday to raise awareness about the Bowen Road poisoner. SPCA workers distributed leaflets in Chinese and English, as well as Tagalog and Bahasa Indonesian because many of the dogs in the area ... Police and SPCA officers patrol at least twice a day. The SPCA also placed new posters along the Bowen Road and Black's Link routes where the poisoner has been most active. Over the past 18 ...

  3. Art promotes respect for animals

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has launched a drawing competition to raise students' awareness of animal protection. Sponsored by the Hong Kong ... & McDull). SPCA hopes the competition will make young people more interested in animal welfare. 'Many young people get a pet out of impulse. They should understand that pet ownership ...

  4. Time to head for the great outdoors

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Walk to Save Animals will be held near Disneyland. The organiser, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), said 1,000 dogs had been registered for the walkathon. The SPCA's deputy director of marketing and communications, Michael Wong, said donations were crucial to ensure the welfare of abandoned animals, especially during the current economic downturn. ...

  5. Ashes of 'tour guide' dog will be scattered on Ping Chau pier, beach

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... frequently met visitors at the pier and accompanied them on walks around the island, was diagnosed with bone cancer, which debilitated him so much he could barely walk. A vet at the SPCA in Wan Chai ... was Mo Shui-ching, who ran a store on the island and died in 2009. Before Mo died, he signed a letter of consent permitting the SPCA to euthanise the dog if he developed an incurable and painful ...

  6. Trapped deer rescued

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. An SPCA spokeswoman said that after a veterinarian examined the deer, it was sent to the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Tai Po. Hopefully, it will get better ...

  7. A love for animals and a fighting spirit wanted

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft SPCA seeking an executive director who will make a difference while sticking to the budget A love of animals and courage to stand your ground are prerequisites for this top role leading an animal-welfare organisation. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Hong Kong (SPCA) celebrated its 85th anniversary last year, and was the first charity ...

  8. HK$60,000 added to dog poisoner reward

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... pets over two decades- was now HK$160,000, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said. SPCA spokeswoman Rebecca Ngan Yee-ling said an expatriate made the new donation. ... on the roadside. Police figures showed 72 dog poisonings were reported from January 1995 to last October 19 in the area. But the SPCA said more than 100 dogs had been killed after ingesting poisoned food ...

  9. Sunset for our buffalo herds?

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... animals became feral. Today about 100 buffaloes remain on Lantau, with perhaps as many near Kam Tin in the western New Territories, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA ... in the 40 hectares of wetland behind Mui Wo, and it is their fate- and that of some 30 to 40 others at Pu O, Shap Long and Cheung Sha- that is exercising the AFCD, SPCA and local residents. ...

  10. talkback

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are in part erroneous, misguided and misplaced. It is incorrect of Mr Sinclair to assert the SPCA (HK) is government funded. We receive less than 2.5 per cent of our income in the form of a subvention. The SPCA relies on donations from members, the public and from the income generated by SPCA veterinary clinics and outlets in Hong Kong to fund our work. There is no question that the Yuen ...




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