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Kept on a tight leash

Some people make the mistake of having a pet dog without preparing for the level of responsibility involved.

Saturday, 11 February, 2012, 12:00am

Rescued dog saves man stranded on steep slope

A mongrel that was once rescued by Hong Kong Dog Rescue has saved a man who was stranded on a slope after a fall in the Aberdeen Country Park.

The man was spotted by Swiss woman Nana Zeier around 10am stuck on steep roadside slope next to Aberdeen Reservoir Road near Mount Cameron Road where she was walking her dogs Shady and Prancer.

5 May 2010 - 12:00am

Dog poisoner strikes again, this time on Black's Link

A dog poisoner whose deadly insecticide-laced meat treats have claimed the lives of two dogs and injured at least one more on Bowen Road this week has moved to Black's Link where another dog was poisoned yesterday.

23 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Best in show

Trench ($2,350) from Burberry, Alexandra House, Chater Road, Central, tel: 2868 3511

Blanket wool coat ($2,100) from Hermes, the Galleria, 9 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2525 5900

Monogrammed carrier bag ($4,500) from Gucci, The Landmark, tel: 2524 4492

4 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

All dog owners must observe relevant laws

Deanna Cheung complained about the 'lack of legal knowledge' among some police officers, 'Unmuzzle beat officers' knowledge of canine law' (Sunday Morning Post, September 8).

20 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Shorter leash

I read with sullen dismay the report headlined 'Foreign cult laws being studied: Tsang' (South China Morning Post, May 19).

It appears that President Jiang Zemin's leash on Hong Kong is becoming shorter by the day and that the SAR's traditional tolerance and freedoms are being brought to bay little by little. Such a shame.


26 May 2001 - 12:00am

Seeking to provide greater sense of security

Graeme Alford in his letter headlined, 'Amendment ill-considered and arbitrary' (South China Morning Post, October 16), has questioned the justification for control measures on large dogs in the proposed Dangerous Dogs Regulation. I would like to summarise the key reasons for the introduction of these measures.

30 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Payment plan for destruction of fighting dogs criticised

A plan to pay owners $3,000 to surrender their fighting dogs for destruction has come under fire.

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said the sum was too high and would encourage profiteering.

The Hong Kong Veterinary Association said it was essential to avoid any misuse of the payment plan.

23 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Unleashed dogs pose danger

What I saw recently on my evening walk with my dog infuriated me.

There was a German shepherd cross breed on the loose with a maid merrily following. There were small children running around and adults walking. I told the maid to put the dog on the leash but she arrogantly ignored me. Please employers, remind your maids to keep all dogs on the leash.

3 Nov 1998 - 12:00am


The Victoria Peak belongs to the public and the place would be a lot more enjoyable if everyone visiting it behaved with more consideration for others.

On Sundays and holidays, the three-kilometre walking trail at the Peak is packed with people.

The trail is noisy and it is filthy.

29 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Threatening dogs on the loose

I live on Lamma where a lot of people keep dogs. Few of these dogs are on leashes or are muzzled.

When their masters go to work during the day, they let their dogs out and they wander about the island.

Some of these dogs are very threatening. They come close to pedestrians and bark at them.

5 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Real threat to quality of life

Your correspondent L.H. Tay (South China Morning Post, May 29) writes of 'dog-lovers' and 'dog-haters'. Are Hong Kongers really divided into two extreme groups? I, for example, oppose dogs in flats at Heng Fa Chuen, but I am not a dog-hater.

5 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Dog ban from urban areas not the answer

I would like to add my comments to the growing debate on the keeping of dogs in urban housing.

There will always be, for reasons known only to themselves, dog lovers and dog haters in our midst. Perhaps a compromise can be reached on the issue of dog-keeping with a little measure of common-sense.

29 May 1996 - 12:00am