hot dogs

Nineteenth-century travel writers often humorously reflected that in China, in contrast to the west, people ate the dog and took their bird out for a walk - still an accurate observation in many parts of the country.

Sunday, 12 August, 2007, 12:00am

Dogs pose danger in garden

Recently, a rock garden with waterfall and plants was constructed in Gloucester Road next to the beginning of Canal Road flyover (diagonally opposite Elizabeth House). It is apparent a lot of effort has been put into constructing the same. The authorities are to be complimented for providing this small but beautiful spot for people to take their children to enjoy.

8 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Dog days

A YOUNG couple were accused by security men of stealing a guard dog in Park Lane Square after they untied a Rottweiler and played with him for 30 minutes. The pair said they felt sorry for the fettered animal. Police at Tsim Sha Tsui did not lay charges against the couple.

7 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Dogs suffering because of ignorance

WITH so many problems besetting Hong Kong, animal rights are not likely to get much sympathetic coverage.

27 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Dog bites inspector

AN RSPCA inspector was bitten by a 45-kilogram Rottweiler when he tried to untie the dog from a railing in Choi Wan Estate. Assistant inspector Dennis Chu Sun-yung was attempting to take the abandoned animal to the RSPCA's Ho Man Tin kennel.

Mr Chu was treated at hospital and discharged. The dog was taken to the government kennel in Sung Wong Toi for an examination.

19 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Streets scoured for savage dog

DOG inspectors were last night scouring the Western area of Hong Kong Island for a Rottweiler dog that attacked a man walking there early on Tuesday morning.

A team of six Agriculture and Fisheries Department officials drove around the Catchick and Smithfield street area in Kennedy Town, looking for the dog and its owner, said senior veterinary officer, Dr Liu Kwei-kin.

23 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Dog bite victim says animal could be killer

A MAN mauled by a Rottweiler in Western and left bleeding in the street after the owner fled with the dog fears the animal could kill.

Richard O'Brien appealed for any witnesses, including a young couple who saw him from a nearby shop, to come forward.

22 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Icons of our time

The miniature dog REAL NAME: Pomeranian, chihuahua, shih-tzu, Yorkshire terrier, toy poodle.

DESCRIPTION: Four-legged mammals that yap incessantly when left at home alone and trip up pedestrians in the street.

10 Jul 1994 - 12:00am