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  1. Taking the heat

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Recently, on a hot summer day, a family took their two long-haired golden retrievers on a hike in Sai Kung. Both dogs collapsed and died of heat stroke. Incidents such as this come as no surprise to veterinarians, and they are far more common than most people realise. According to the SPCA (HK), between April 2007 and April 2008, 65 cases of heat stroke in dogs were reported, while ...

  2. Keeping your pet cool

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Always make sure your dog has access to water- the bigger the breed; the more it will need Avoid strenuous exercise or taking them out when the sun is at its hottest Never leave your dog in a car- it only takes 15 minutes for a hot car to become a death trap Avoid leaving your dog tied up in the sun Watch out for Symptoms of heat stroke. They include excessive panting, noisy ...

  3. Surfing dogs battle to rule the waves

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Chris Lau Well, I'll be doggone ... this year's hot summer did not deter surfers and their dogs in America from taking to the waves to see who could be top dog. The seventh annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition was held on Imperial Beach, in San Diego, California, last month. Up to 50 dogs took to the waters in 10-minute heats, with scores ...

  4. Be alert to the signs of heatstroke

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... through their skin like humans, but rather expel heat by panting, and sweating through the foot pads and nose,' explains Jane Gray, chief veterinary surgeon at the Hong Kong Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. 'If a dog cannot effectively release heat, the internal body temperature rises and results in damage to cells and organs- the heart, brain, lungs and kidneys. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    HK policeman Andy Naylor dies in water at Ironman triathlon in New York

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... "experienced distress" during the 4.8-kilometre swim in the Hudson River at the start of the day-long competition. Naylor (pictured) was pulled out of the water and taken to hospital, but did ... yesterday from other friends in Clear Water Bay, where Naylor and his family lived. "The news was shocking as Andy was one of the best Hong Kong athletes," Dingley said. "Andy ...

  6. Test the water before buying an amphibious friend

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... unseen,' Krishnasamy says. 'For example, we've seen a red-eared slider that was kept on land for 12 years and only offered water during feeding. 'She was severely stunted ... of life. 'The cute two-inch red-eared slider will grow to the size of a dinner plate. Obviously, to accommodate this and to satisfy welfare aspects, larger space, deeper water and an enriched ...

  7. Arm in arm with co-star, Wang Yuen-yuen keeps her cool in the heat

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai Amid the sweltering heat in Whisk's courtyard at The Mira hotel on Wednesday, Irene Wang Yuen-yuen's light and breezy step at the Coach Chelsea Collection show was a welcome distraction as guests dabbed the sweat off their faces. The actress looked happy on the arm of fellow VIP guest model Him Law Chung-him as they toured the bag display. 'I haven't ...

  8. Three new attractions on the way

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong Disneyland will introduce three new attractions this summer, including a futuristic car ride, a close encounter with a cute, spitting alien and an interactive water ... Stitch Encounter, based on the animated film Lilo & Stitch, features animatronic effects that allow visitors to get up close to the mischievous alien character. And guests feeling the heat ...

  9. Cathy Lee shares a simple recipe for maintaining that porcelain look- drink a lot of water

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Cathy Lee Chui Chi-kay, wearing a rainbow-coloured dress, looked even fresher than the Rose product line she was promoting for beauty brand Fresh. The mother of three- a former model and actress- shared her secret for maintaining her porcelain skin during Tuesday's event at the French Window restaurant. 'I drink a lot of water. Once your whole body's ...

  10. Ocean Park's water babies

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ocean Park visitors who love 'water babies' are having a great 2011. Earlier this summer, two female sea lion cubs were born. Meanwhile in March, a bottlenose dolphin called Angel gave birth to Angelo. When he was 10 days old, Angelo already weighed 14kg. He now weighs more than 50kg and is eating 10kg of fish a day. He also receives milk from his mother. He ...




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