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Notorious dog poisoner strikes again

Dog lovers beware: the Bowen Road poisoner is back.

The person has killed at least two animals in the past week. A dog's body was found in a roadside drain in Wan Chai Gap Road, near Bowen Road, last Friday. Another dead dog was found there yesterday.

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012, 12:00am

Bowen Road dog poisoner strikes again

Dog lovers beware - the Bowen Road poisoner is back and has killed at least two animals in the past week.

A dog's body was found in a roadside drain in Wan Chai Gap Road, near Bowen Road, on Friday morning.

It was the first time the poisoner - who has killed an estimated 200 dogs during his two-decade reign of terror - has struck since December 2010.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Government could do more to promote important second world war sites

The countryside of Hong Kong has a high concentration of second world war military structures (such as gun batteries, magazines, artillery observation posts, pillboxes, bunkers and air raid shelters).

At some places, there was fighting and some structures are still in fairly good structural condition, accessible and in scenic locations.

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Happy Valley residents stage ribbon protest against hospital expansion

Happy Valley residents tied hundreds of yellow ribbons outside the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital yesterday as part of a campaign to oppose its expansion plan.

The hospital wants to replace a seven-storey building with two 21-storey structures. The plan was approved by the Town Planning Board last year after the hospital scaled back a 40-storey building.

4 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Policy on strays blamed for deaths

Bowen Road is far from the only place in Hong Kong where dogs are poisoned with alarming regularity.

In many villages in the New Territories and on islands, dogs are often found dead after consuming rat poison, insecticide or even stronger substances.

2 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Liberal Party offers reward for capture

The Liberal Party is offering a reward of HK$5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the Bowen Road dog poisoner. Anyone who provides clues to the police to locate the culprit who killed two dogs last week can receive the reward, put up by the party's animal rights concern group, which raised the money from among its members.

8 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Is someone copying Bowen Road poisoner?

Police fear someone is copying the Bowen Road dog poisoner after poisoned food was strewn along most of its length and in surrounding areas over the past two days.

5 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Dog poisoner returns to haunt Bowen Road

The Bowen Road dog poisoner has struck twice in the past week.

Andrew Pang Tze-on could only look on in horror yesterday as his four-and-a-half-year-old bitch, Pepper, died an excruciating death after eating poisoned food left on what is the most infamous road for dog lovers in Hong Kong.

3 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Hikers rail against 'prison-like' barriers spreading along trails

Hikers say unnecessary railings and walls are ruining the city's much used walking trails.

All but 10 per cent of the 700 kilometres of railings have been replaced by what walkers term 'prison-like' barriers because of their numerous vertical metal bars.

12 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Kiprotich runs away with titles before walking down the aisle

Thomas Kiprotich celebrated the penultimate weekend of bachelorhood with a brace of road race victories.

On Saturday afternoon, the speedy Kenyan won the third and final leg of the AVOHK 5K Series at Bowen Road, despite several niggling injuries.

12 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

TV appeal to help find dog poisoner

Police will make a television appeal for help to track down the notorious Mid-Levels dog poisoner, and are warning owners to be on the lookout for toxic bait and keep an eye on their pets after recent cases.

17 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Bowen Road dog poisoner must be caught as soon as possible

I read with great sadness that yet another pet dog, a Labrador, died as a result of eating meat laced with poison ('Bowen Road dog poisoner strikes again', October 30).

Animals poisoned in this way suffer an excruciating and painful death.

The poisoning of these dogs also cause lasting emotional pain to all human members of the family that the pet was part of.

9 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Expatriate donates HK$60,000 reward to find dog poisoner

A well-heeled pet owner has added HK$60,000 to the reward for tracking down the notorious Mid-Levels dog poisoner.

The reward for the culprit - blamed for killing more than 100 pets over two decades - was now HK$160,000, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said.

SPCA spokeswoman Rebecca Ngan Yee-ling said an expatriate added the new donation.

20 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Bowen Road dog poisoner strikes again near Lovers' Rock

Another dog has fallen victim to the notorious Bowen Road dog poisoner who is believed to be responsible for the deaths of dozens of dogs over the past 18 years.

Sally, a mongrel adopted from Hong Kong Dog Rescue, died within 30 minutes of consuming meat laced with poison at the eastern end of Bowen Road near Lovers' Rock as her owners took her for an early morning walk.

21 Oct 2007 - 12:00am


'All dog owners wishing to use the Bowen Road dog-toilet track should be charged HK$20 or HK$30. The funds could then be used to pay for a commercial company to keep the pathway in top condition, with twice-daily cleanings'

- Mark A. Cryer, Kennedy Town

'They consumed a large amount very quickly. They were dead within an hour'

29 May 2007 - 12:00am