Public housing tenants take about 100 pets to the government headquarters in Admiralty, to protest against the Housing Authority’s ban on keeping pets in public housing estates in August 2003. Photo:

Hong Kong housing estate rules make it hard for dogs and their owners to have their day

  • Hong Kong needs a law to support the keeping of companion animals and regulations to ensure their welfare
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Public housing tenants take about 100 pets to the government headquarters in Admiralty, to protest against the Housing Authority’s ban on keeping pets in public housing estates in August 2003. Photo:
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Paul Whitcomb, whose puppy Persephone remains in quarantine. Photo: Felix Wong

Dog owner’s anger at Hong Kong authorities for quarantining puppy despite it being microchipped and having its shots

  • Paul Whitcomb had hoped to introduce two chows to his older dog, who died while five-month-old Persephone was locked up
  • Whitcomb criticised the Agriculture Fisheries and Conservation Department for its insensitivity
Topic |   Food and agriculture

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Paul Whitcomb, whose puppy Persephone remains in quarantine. Photo: Felix Wong
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