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  1. 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 ...

  2. Animal welfare kit plan for mainland

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and teachers expressed an interest, SPCA education manager Vivian Chiu Ming-ming said. 'Several animal concern groups in Shanghai and Xiamen told me they needed more resources to teach children ... in extra-curricular activities since September. The kit can be found on the SPCA's website: http://www.spca.org.hk/eng/programmes/edu_humane_info.asp ...

  3. Psychic bubble

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dog groomer Dabbie Lam cleans up a dog at The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Hong Kong. What do you think could be going through its mind? Fill in the bubble and send your entry to 'Psychic Bubble: April 4' by post or via e-mail to yp@scmp.com. Our address is on page 10. The winning entry will be published on this page. Include your full name, ...

  4. Raid reveals cruelty behind web puppy trade

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Sandy Macalister, SPCA executive director, said the puppies were evidence of the cruel trade that was feeding the growing demand in Hong Kong for pedigree pet dogs. ... advertised the puppies on the internet. A man and a woman were detained for questioning. Before the raid, the SPCA had been looking for new owners for almost 150 dogs rescued from a suspected illegal ...

  5. Look after your Pets, or else- new law mulled

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), which has long supported a duty of care provision to help bring the city's animal protection laws up to date. SPCA executive director Sandy Macalister said that under the existing Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ordinance, authorities such as the police, the department and SPCA officers, could offer advice about an animal's care and living ...

  6. Abandoned animals need your love and concern

    Posted Aug 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Here is a list of other animal welfare organisations in the city that need help: Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (www.spca.org.hk) welcomes all dog walkers above 16 years of age. Interested parties must take part in 10 hours of kennel work and six behavioural training classes at the society's Wan Chai kennel. Society for Abandoned Animals (www.saa.org.hk) ...

  7. Dog-swinging video horrifies animal groups

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... to the next category, for hunting dogs. A spokeswoman for the kennel association said it was a 'very common practice' and asked journalists to consult the SPCA and police to determine ... to Animals Ordinance. Police referred a question on its legality to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department last night. The SPCA said the action technically was not illegal, though ...

  8. Government must introduce trap, neuter, return scheme for strays

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the SPCA's Cat Colony Care Programme. This would address the animal welfare issues raised by Ms LaJeunesse. TNR is intended to reduce the number of stray animals in the most efficient, humane ...

  9. Prosecutions up for cruelty to animals

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... there was a need for a further review of penalties. Rebecca Ngan Yee-ling, spokeswoman for the SPCA, said it had received more than 700 hotline reports on possible animal-abuse cases last year, compared ...

  10. Animal abusers face pet ban

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... contact with certain types of animals,' said SPCA public relations and communications manager Rebecca Ngan Yee-ling. A woman who crammed 113 animals into a 400 sq ft flat in North Point ...




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