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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. SPCA volunteer marks big day

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chinese didn't treat pets the way we do nowadays'. As a volunteer for the SPCA, she launched the Cat Box Programme in the 1960s, which encouraged people to drop off unwanted animals ... of over 600 local veterinary hospitals, the SPCA no longer sees the problems of Mok's day- problems that included the live skinning of quails and the killing of dogs for meat. Now retired ...

  5. SPCA fund-raising hit by financial crisis

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... work is not to suffer. SPCA executive director Sandy Macalister said the society had received 25.5 per cent less money from its Christmas and Lunar New Year fund-raising drives than in the previous year. Meanwhile, animal-adoption rates had risen slightly during the financial crisis, partially offsetting an increase in abandonment due to the tougher times, the SPCA said. While ...

  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. 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 ...

  8. Record 75 pets find a home at SPCA adoptathon but vet decries continued impulse buying

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Jessica Lam The two-day Pet Adoptathon the SPCA held at the weekend resulted in quite a few happy new homes for many lucky animals. According to the agency, more than 2,800 people showed up at the SPCA's four homing centres in Wan Chai, Mong Kok, Sai Kung and Ho Man Tin- the largest number ever in five years and double ...

  9. SPCA chief 'was asked to leave after probation period'

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... A day after the sudden departure of Winnie Sek Wai-yu from her post as executive director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), it appears she was asked to leave. According to a source within the SPCA, Ms Sek's three-month probationary period ended on Monday and on Tuesday she was informed by a board representative that her employment would ...

  10. Allow all dogs to stay, SPCA urges

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... is responsible.' She welcomed the softening of the department's pet policy, which called for strictly no dogs or cats in public housing estates. The SPCA received 187 inquiries about the surrendering ... owners who want to give up their animals can no longer surrender them to the SPCA, which changed its policy last year. Instead, they can give the animals to the Agriculture, Fisheries ...




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