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Pets should be valued, not given away

I am distressed by the idea of giving a pet as a gift. First of all, most people value only what they have paid for. If people get pets for free, few people will ever consider their true value. Pets obtained for free may be abused, too.

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012, 12:00am

Pets should be valued, not given away

I am distressed by the idea of giving a pet as a gift. First of all, most people value only what they have paid for. If people get pets for free, few people will ever consider their true value. Pets obtained for free may be abused, too.

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Creature comforts

Bouncing a yellow ball, Kei runs around to catch the attention of Fat Fat the pug. The bubbly 17-year-old giggles at the way the dog moves and it's hard to picture him as a disgruntled youth who stayed at home all day and shut himself off from the world a year ago.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Paws for thought

Unsightly dog bowls and messy pet bedding can detract from the carefully arranged d?cor of any home.

But there is now a range of stylish pet products that are easy to incorporate into the latest interior designs.

Whiskers N Paws founder Vada Chung says pet products for the home must capture a balance between form, function and style.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Reigning cats and dogs

Ten-year-old Anna Li Yu-chai is all giggles and grins as Jing Jing jumps onto her lap and slobbers all over her. Jing Jing, a three-year-old golden retriever, and Bobby, a four-year-old Labrador, are the centre of attention in Anna's family.

'Our household revolves around the two dogs,' says her mother, Priseilla Ng Shuk-fun.

4 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Pets help family harmony, says poll

Keeping pets helps improve family relationships, a poll shows.

Nearly three out of four people said pets were conducive to harmony in the family, in an online survey by Health Link and My Pet magazine.

The study polled 503 pet owners who lived with family members.

15 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Tenants can do it by the book with handy guides

Residents are looking for more than comfort and style from luxury homes and serviced apartments. What also makes a difference is professional, quality personal care and services that encompass everything from shopping and dining tips to keeping fit, and even how to get on with your pets.

29 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

It's a dog's life - with the cats thrown in, too

Pets Central might have opened the first phase of its animal hospital facility in G.O.D.'s Delay No Mall on Friday night, but the real work on site is just beginning.

With numerous friends, patrons and animal-loving well-wishers on hand, the festivities spilled into the rest of the ground floor of the Causeway Bay facility.

31 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

This week's question Are you an animal person?

Dominique Sing, 14

Unfortunately I'm not very good at taking care of things. I've tried very hard but animals and me just don't mix. It's a combination which means short life expectancy for the poor creatures - no matter how hard I try, I seem to do the wrong thing. Oh well.

Fifi Whittaker, 16

23 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

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