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HKDR Pulse 2 Fun Dog Walk – 1 Dec

The Sponsored Walk is Hong Kong Dog Rescue’s major fundraising event of the year, and combines the fun of a great day out with the very important need to raise money for HKDR and the 600 dogs in their care. This year, HKDR is moving from the Peak to the South starting with an enjoyable walk from Repulse Bay to Deep Water Bay, and continues with lots of fun including swimming, yoga and shopping with your dogs at the pulse!

Promise To Love Forever” is the theme of the year’s T-shirts. By wearing this T-shirt you show the love you have for your furry kids – which means the promise of a loving forever home and lots of happy moments together!

Date: Sunday, 1 December 2019

Time: 11am – 4pm

Place: the pulse, Repulse Bay

Price: Join HKDR’s Annual Sponsored Walk on 1st December – “Pulse 2 Fun 2019”! T-shirts are available now at $250 each.

***** Sale of T-shirt/Ticket is now available at the following retail points:
T-shirt門票現已可在以下零售地點購買:

🔸Dogotel & Spa – Boutique (Mong Kok 旺角)
Location 地址:
G/F, 122B Argyle Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
九龍旺角亞皆老街122B地下,
Business hours 營業時間: 每日10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Daily

🔸HKDR Tai Po Homing Centre 救狗之家大埔領養中心
Location 地址:
6 Shek Lin Road, Tai Po
新界大埔石蓮路6號
Business hours 營業時間: 每日10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Daily

🔸HKDR Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre 救狗之家鴨脷洲領養中心
Location 地址:
5 Wai Fung Street, Ap Lei Chau
香港鴨脷洲惠風街5號
Business hours 營業時間: 每日10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Daily

🔸Whiskers N Paws
Location 地址:
10/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau
香港鴨脷洲利榮街2號新海怡廣場10樓
Business hours 營業時間:
星期一至五10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday to Friday;
星期六及日10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

🔸Dogotel & Spa – Boutique (Happy Valley 跑馬地)
Location 地址:
G/F, 21 Yik Yam Street, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
香港跑馬地奕蔭街21號地下
Business hours 營業時間: 每日10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Daily

🔹Order online網上購買Pulse 2 Fun 2019 T-shirt: http://www.hongkongdogrescue.com/p2f2019/buy-ticket-online/

About Hong Kong Dog Rescue: HKDR was founded in 2003 for the specific purpose of saving dogs and puppies from the Hong Kong Government’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) Animal Management Centres, where thousands of dogs and puppies are destroyed every year. They are homeless and unwanted, and have just four days to live unless they are chosen for rehoming.

Although almost all HKDR dogs and puppies are still rescued from AFCD, these days many of our dogs are also ex-breeding dogs, those that are no longer useful for the purpose of producing puppies for the pet trade. These dogs are inevitably in poor health and condition due to their previous hard lives, and they need extensive veterinary treatment.

Only a small percentage of these dogs and puppies are lucky enough to be rescued by HKDR, after which the larger ones will be taken care of at our main Tai Po Homing Centre, while smaller dogs awaiting re-homing will stay at the Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre. Puppies usually live at the HKDR base on Lamma Island or stay in foster homes, and they are taken to Whiskers N Paws at Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau, every Sunday from 2pm to 5pm where potential adopters can meet them and hopefully take them home.

As much as possible, puppies and smaller dogs are placed in temporary foster care where they can live in a home environment before being permanently adopted. HKDR’s foster network plays a vital role in helping dogs overcome the trauma of being abandoned or their previous unhappy circumstances, such as those that are rescued from breeding farms.

Alongside the rescue and re-homing efforts, education is also an important part of HKDR’s mission, and as part of that, the Education & Training Centre was opened on July 2013, directly opposite their Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre. This small venue is used for a variety of workshops and classes, all of which are designed to help improve dog-human understanding and so reduce the number of pets being abandoned. Whiskers N Paws also hosts the HKDR ‘Positive Partners’ Training Courses, which are designed to promote responsible pet ownership as well as reward-based training methods.

Bohemian Pupsody benefitting HK Dog Rescue – 21 Sept

On any given day at Hong Kong Dog Rescue (HKDR) there approximately 600 dogs and puppies waiting to find forever homes. HKDR takes in dogs that have been abused and neglected, abandoned, or simply need a home.

HKDR would like to invite you to support this important work by participating in HKDR’s annual charity party, “Bohemian Pupsody – An Evening with Teddie Mercury” at the Aberdeen Marina Club Ballroom on Saturday, 21 September.

This fun and fabulous evening based on the music of rock sensation Queen will celebrate HKDR dogs who are waiting and hoping to find their forever home. Guest MC, Vita Starkin and guest DJ Barry Gold will help rock the night and help you party hard.

Book your tickets today!

Confirm booking and payment by September 1, 2019 and take advantage of special anniversary rates.

For more information, please email info@hongkongdogrescue.com

Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019

Place: Aberdeen Marina Club Ballroom

Price:
Full Table HK$18,000 – Twelve seats in total
Half Table HK$9,500 – Six seats in total
Single Ticket HK$1,700

To order your tickets, please follow this link.

About Hong Kong Dog Rescue: HKDR was founded in 2003 for the specific purpose of saving dogs and puppies from the Hong Kong Government’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) Animal Management Centres, where thousands of dogs and puppies are destroyed every year. They are homeless and unwanted and have just four days to live unless they are chosen for rehoming.

Although almost all HKDR dogs and puppies are still rescued from AFCD, these days many of their dogs are also ex-breeding dogs, those that are no longer useful for the purpose of producing puppies for the pet trade. These dogs are inevitably in poor health and condition due to their previous hard lives, and they need extensive veterinary treatment.

Only a small percentage of these dogs and puppies are lucky enough to be rescued by HKDR, after which the larger ones will be taken care of at their main Tai Po Homing Centre, while smaller dogs awaiting re-homing will stay at the Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre. Puppies usually live at the HKDR base on Lamma Island or stay in foster homes, and they are taken to Whiskers N Paws at Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau, every Sunday from 2pm to 5pm where potential adopters can meet them and hopefully take them home.

As much as possible, puppies and smaller dogs are placed in temporary foster care where they can live in a home environment before being permanently adopted. HKDR’s foster network plays a vital role in helping dogs overcome the trauma of being abandoned or their previous unhappy circumstances, such as those that are rescued from breeding farms.

Alongside the rescue and re-homing efforts, education is also an important part of HKDR’s mission, and as part of that, the Education & Training Centre was opened in July 2013, directly opposite their Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre. This small venue is used for a variety of workshops and classes, all of which are designed to help improve dog-human understanding and so reduce the number of pets being abandoned. Whiskers N Paws also hosts the HKDR ‘Positive Partners’ Training Courses, which are designed to promote responsible pet ownership as well as reward-based training methods.

Dogathon 2019, SPCA’s Wow-Woof Walk!


Gear up for Dogathon 2019, a doggie fun day!

SPCA’s upcoming Dogathon 2019 will be themed “Go for a Walk and Turn Hong Kong Upside Down“! Paying tribute to Hong Kong’s most distinctive district landmarks, their venue will be transformed into a hub of selfie spots featuring the cities most cherished icons.

Now you and your furry friends can take all the selfies you want at one stop! After a walk along the beautiful water promenade with 1,000 pawpals, you can dive right into their super pawty. What a great way to spend a day while doing it for a good cause!

Each participating doggie will be rewarded with a unique limited edition medal, as well as a commemorative bandana, a certificate and a goodie bag. And there are feature points created by local illustrator Ivan Yip, a PET X handicraft market and a Paw and Friends mini concert.

No enrolment fee will be charged, just simply raise the minimum donation before the deadline to come and join in on the fun!

What are you waiting for? Enrol now and join SPCA for a great day out, whilst supporting their animal welfare work! Everyone’s a winner especially the animals!

Route Map

Date: Sunday, 24 February 2019

Time: 8:30am, shuttle buses are available.

Place: Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Enrollment: To find out more about the rules and to enroll please follow this link.

For more information, please contact the SPCA
Enquiry: (852) 2593 5442 (852) 2232 5579
Fax : (852) 3019 7445
Email : dogathon@spca.org.hk

About SPCA: The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was first formed by a group of volunteers in 1903 and became active in 1921.

Although they are the first charity in Hong Kong to deal with all aspects of animal welfare, SPCA obtains around only 1% of our funding from the government. The rest of their funding comes from the generosity of the general public, for which they are extremely grateful. It is a constant challenge to raise the funds necessary to continue their work.

SPCA believes that animals are living creatures which like humans, are able to feel pain, hunger and thirst. We should not inflict any suffering upon our fellow creatures just because they can’t speak.