Dogs from the House of Joy and Mercy, a shelter that houses old and sick dogs in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong

Pet owners have ‘duty to care’ under new amendments to Hong Kong’s animal cruelty laws

  • Owners will have to ensure their dogs and cats are fed, cared for and given adequate medical attention in measures to come into force in 2021
  • Food and health minister Sophia Chan says law enforcement will be given greater power to intervene in suspected cruelty cases
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Dogs from the House of Joy and Mercy, a shelter that houses old and sick dogs in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong
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