No-Kill Shelter

SPCA criticised as rescued pups are nearly put down

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 kennel, where they would have faced certain death.

Sunday, 8 April, 2012, 12:00am

Neutering plan to cut number of stray dogs

The public are being asked whether animal welfare groups should be allowed to desex stray dogs and return them to the wild in Sai Kung, Lamma Island and Yuen Long.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

SPCA plan shows way out of stray-dog killing cycle

Hong Kong has never been kind to stray dogs. Many began life as guard dogs on construction sites, only to be abandoned after buildings were completed and left to live off the street. With animal-protection groups denouncing the practice and the property market slowing since the start of this decade, government dog catchers began rounding them up.

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Pet protection

Details provided by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of its proposed 'no-kill' policy offer a radical approach to a problem largely ignored for too long.

The statistics are alarming: between 1,000 and 2,000 dogs are destroyed in Hong Kong each month by the SPCA and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department.

6 Apr 2002 - 12:00am