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  1. Homes for dogs sought as SPCA kennels fill up

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip A series of crackdowns on illegal breeding and the sale of dogs on the internet has left the SPCA facilities almost full to capacity. As a result, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has called on the public to adopt the dogs, many of them pure-bred. More than 100 dogs, another 100 cats and other smaller animals will be available for adoption at the SPCA ...

  2. Cadet scheme off to good start, says SPCA

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam A programme that aims to teach young people about animal welfare and send them out with inspectors on rescue missions has started well, says the SPCA's marketing ... 10 trainees since last month, and we plan to expand the cadet inspectorate to 40 by the end of this year,' Mr Wong said at the SPCA Animal Welfare Parade at Grand Century Place in Mong ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Don't let children under 16 own pets, SPCA proposes

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... the group's executive director, Sandy Macalister. The statement, prepared by a legal working group formed by SPCA officials, vets and legal experts, also proposed to empower SPCA inspectors ...

  5. Help out at the SPCA

    Posted Apr 06th 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 ...

  6. Education at heart of SPCA's crusade in animal welfare

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals which celebrates its 85th anniversary this year. With the rapid growth of the vet market, Steven Calpin, executive director of the SPCA, said ... But the problem is these animals are often not microchipped, have no traceability, and they are sick.' The SPCA also wants to expand its education campaign, which now focuses on kindergarten ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. A dream day with your pet

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Animals (SPCA), was launched more than 20 years ago. There will be a wide range of fun activities for dog lovers and their pets at the Lantau theme park. Participants can choose the 5.5 ... event, which was held in March and raised HK$1.2 million. SPCA said donations would be used for public education activities, neutering services and to rescue trapped animals. For more details, ...

  9. Appeal to find homes for 140 rescued dogs

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... keep such a large quantity of pedigree dogs in such conditions?' Woodhouse, deputy director of welfare at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), said the dogs had ... They were rescued by the SPCA, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) and the police last September. But the dogs could not be put up for adoption until the owner appeared ...

  10. first person

    Posted May 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As told to Zhou Weijing I am glad 61 animals from the SPCA and five from the Lamma Animal Welfare Centre and Companion Animal Federation found homes in the Pet Adoptathon programme ... to adopt abandoned animals. The SPCA has hosted this programme since 2002. Last year, 49 animals were homed by our efforts. The numbers are growing. More people are becoming aware of pet ownership, ...




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