Lost: Dash

Help, Please! Dash is lost. We were hiking home on Sir Cecil’s Ride and two unleashed dogs attacked him. Dash ran away and jerked the leash out of my hand. I ran after him, but couldn’t catch up to him and he disappeared. I spent a few hours looking for him and then I went…

HKDR: Fund Raising Gala Dinner

Following the huge success of HKDR’s previous two years’ themed Gala Dinner fundraising events (Viva Paws Vegas and The Dogfather), we move into a different era for this year’s Saturdog Night Fever, one of tight satin shirts, flares and funky hairdo’s. To the background beat of the Bee Gees’ best known hits, guests can enjoy pre-dinner…

HKDR: Bark Park Fun Day!

Hong Kong Dog Rescue will be holding our “Bark Park Fun Day” on 21st September at Central Harbourfront Event Space! Please come and join our eight exciting competitions for your dogs and let your dog show their talent ! Competitions: 1) Best Veteran (Dogs aged 10+) 2) Best Stay  3) Best Kid Dog Handler (Under…

Dr Dog

Animals Asia’s Dr Dog is an innovative animal-assisted therapy programme that provides people in need with what they need most – a best friend. The programme is also changing the way people feel about dogs. In China, where we focus our work, Dr Dog is challenging beliefs and changing lives for animals. As more people…

The Establishment of Hong Kong Police Dog Unit

Taken from Hong Kong Police Force. In 1949 when it became apparent that dogs would be useful in policing the Border Area. Four Alsatian patrol dogs were purchased and a civilian trainer recruited. These dogs were used solely in the New Territories, and were kennelled in Fan Gardens located at the old New Territories Police…

Leptospirosis

Yesterday we had a HKDR warning about suspected cases of Leptospirosis with dogs that had been walked around Peak or the Pik Shan Path trail. Here’s a deeper look at Leptospirosis and its symptoms.   Leptospirosis is a bacteria-like organism that is usually spread by rat urine.  Rats live in the bushy areas around The Peak and…