Sally Andersen

Pet rescuer cleared over attack by dogs on jogger

The founder of Hong Kong Dog Rescue yesterday walked free from Eastern Court after being accused over an attack by a pack of dogs on a jogger.

Thursday, 19 January, 2012, 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Dog lover to hear verdict on mauled runner

18 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Toll of abandoned dogs rises as downturn bites

The impact of the world's economic struggles is filtering all the way down to Hong Kong's dogs, as departing expatriates hand over their pets to charities that may never be able to find them a new home.

14 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Area of dog attack 'not for public use'

A government officer said last year that the Lamma Island area where a jogger says he was bitten by a pack of strays belonging to Hong Kong Dog Rescue founder Sally Andersen was not intended for public access or use, a court heard yesterday.

The officer was speaking at Andersen's trial in Eastern Court.

8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Dog bite trial told of pet rescuer's 5,000 animals

An animal lover accused of not keeping her dogs under proper control has given a home to about 5,000 of them over the years, a court was told yesterday.

The figure was given by Daniel Marash SC, the lawyer representing the founder of Hong Kong Dog Rescue, Sally Andersen, who is alleged to have contravened the Rabies Ordinance after a pack of dogs attacked a jogger.

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Animal carer's 25 dogs 'circled and bit runner'

Hong Kong Dog Rescue founder Sally Andersen went on trial yesterday over an incident in which a runner said he was surrounded by 25 dogs and repeatedly bitten.

Canadian Mitch MacDonald told Eastern Court he still had nightmares about the attack, which left him with puncture wounds in his legs that became infected.

26 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Shelter dogs run free after mass transfer to Tai Po home

Scores of abandoned dogs saved from death row by a mystery benefactor were yesterday running free after moving from kennels in Pokfulam to a countryside home in Tai Po with a 3,720-square-metre garden.

2 May 2010 - 12:00am

Rescued dogs may be back on death row

Nearly 200 rescued dogs are facing the threat of being destroyed unless new homes can be found for them when an animal charity is evicted from its kennels in Pok Fu Lam at the end of the month.

12 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

animal welfare

Reading Comprehension

Answer the following questions

1 How many days was Bogi trapped between the two ancestral walls?

a. twob. four c. five d. seven

2 What do the villagers equate dogs to?

a. humans b. chickens c. cats d. cows

3 Where was Bogi declared dead?

a. at the SPCA

16 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Workers needed for dirty job to rescue kennels in major canine cleanup

Sally Andersen, of Hong Kong Dog Rescue, is up to her neck in dog poop. No, not literally. But the animal caretaker is at her wits end trying to keep her Pok Fu Lam Kennels in shape. She sent out a mass e-mail on Tuesday attempting to recruit cleaners to work at the site, where 120 abandoned dogs (they started with six) are housed.

12 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

I was boarding in Berlin at the time the wall was being built

I've been a nanny, interpreter, croupier, holiday sales rep and the owner of a new age shop and all those experiences taught me one thing: I can mix with people from all walks of life.

Furthermore, running Hong Kong Dog Rescue means I deal with life and death daily and that's been such a difficult lesson.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

For HK$3,000, make your dog a star

Among Hong Kong Dog Rescue's more popular yearly fund-raising items is the annual calendar they prepare. Currently, the charity animal organisation, led by Sally Andersen, is putting together their 2007 Hong Kong Dog Rescue desk diary and they invite fellow animal lovers to have their cute pooches featured in the project.

10 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

A dog's (new) life

The honesty in their eyes is what gets me most,' says photographer Carolyn O'Neill. A San Francisan who runs a small portrait business from her home in the Bay Area, she has chosen Hong Kong for her debut exhibition, titled The Forgotten. Her subjects, shot in expressive black and white, are the dogs awaiting their new homes at Sally Andersen's Hong Kong Dog Rescue centre in Lamma.

27 Jun 2004 - 12:00am


Modern Cautionary Verse for Young Children

Sally Andersen and Louise Soloway Chan ($80)

I suspect everyone grew up knowing at least one of the children in Sally Andersen's book. Tilly, the girl who played with matches, Mandy, who ate her mother's pills thinking they were sweets, and Freddie, who leant out of windows.

29 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Villagers worried about signs

Would someone from the District Lands Office please let the residents of Luk Chau, Lamma Island, into the secret of what is happening in the presently quiet and isolated bay?

10 Nov 1999 - 12:00am