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Rescue Dog

'10 dogs injured' at every Canidrome race meeting

Greyhounds are suffering potentially life-threatening injuries at the rate of more than 10 dogs every race day at Macau's Canidrome, according to animal welfare campaigners calling for the track to be shut down.

Sunday, 15 January, 2012, 12:00am

Seeking owner of dog found in harbour

A two-year-old chow chow bitch fell into the harbour near Watson Road at Fortress Hill at 2am on Monday. It suffered no serious injuries and was rescued by police. There was no ID chip on the dog and its owner should claim it on or before Thursday, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals says. If its owner fails to show up, the dog will be put up for adoption.

23 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Dog rescue charity group now has to save itself

A charity that has been saving abandoned dogs now has to find a way to rescue itself after its landlord issued an ultimatum ordering it to leave the site in three months.

Hong Kong Dog Rescue's founder Sally Andersen said that the registered charity was given three months' notice on Tuesday that it must leave its Pok Fu Lam kennels by February 28.

26 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

New home set to welcome Octopus, the six-pawed pup

A puppy born with six paws has been given a new start in life after his plight captured the hearts of Sunday Morning Post readers.

The six-week-old mongrel, affectionately nicknamed Octopus by animal clinic staff, was spared a lethal injection by Hong Kong Dog Rescue and has been offered a home by reader Isabella Gaggino after being featured in the Post last weekend.

2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Pet lovers fight to save dumped dogs from the butchers

Animal activists in Zhengzhou, Henan province, are racing against time to rescue pet dogs awaiting slaughter in wet market butcheries after their owners abandoned them because of new pet ownership regulations.

27 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Caring for the unwanted

I am used to seeing abandoned dogs at government kennels. Even so, the sight of the dogs from the Disneyland site had an effect on me, partly because there were just so many of them. Also, because it was Disney, I just thought perhaps they should have known better or done it in a different way.

1 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Pet peeves

Dogs have never had it easy in Guangzhou. In the past, the city was replete with restaurants specialising in serving dog meat. Now, in the aftermath of Sars, such restaurants have lost their appeal and the city has clamped down on the eateries.

21 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Man, dogs rescued from sea

A man, 45, dived into the sea to rescue one of his chow puppies that fell as he walked it with two other dogs along the waterfront in Watson Road, North Point. Another of the chows jumped in but both dogs began drifting away. Passersby threw a rope to the man and helped him out uninjured. The two dogs were rescued by marine police.

4 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Dogs rescued

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals called on the owners of five dogs rescued from the On Hing Building to collect their pets. The dogs were handed to the group by firemen.

5 Feb 1998 - 12:00am