Animal rescue is a key part of the Inspectorate's work. Inspectors go through extensive training so they can rescue animals safely and effectively. Our Inspectorats are on call 24/7, rescuing animals across HK.
A puppy was trapped in a 5 meter deep water catchment outside a residential garden in Tseng Kwan O. SPCA Inspector Quene Chan climbed down and rescued the puppy which was taken to SPCA hospital for treatment and care - and is now living in his forever home.
3 kittens were trapped under the ledge on the roof of a building in San Po Kong. SPCA Inspectors abseiled down and rescued them. They were taken back to our Centre and after a health check, were adopted out.
A barking deer was stuck in a metal fence in Ma On Shan. SPCA Inspectors widened the fence using a vehicle jack and managed to free it. The deer was sent to Kadoorie Farm for treatment and rehabilitation.
A Rottweiler got its head stuck in the hole of a breeze block wall in Tai O was freed by SPCA Inspectors after much effort - and a lot of grease! It was returned to its happy owners who can be seen giving it a shower!
A stray dog with its leg caught in a cruel gin trap set in a forest in Chai Wan. These cruel traps are laid to try and catch wildlife. The dog was rescued and brought back to our centre but sadly had to be put to sleep due to severe injuries.
A dove found outside a building hanging upside down by a string which was tied to its leg. One assumes that someone purposefully tied it up. It was rescued but had to put to sleep as it was severely injured.
Can you spot the kitten stuck in this mound of bamboo? The Inspector was called to this work site in Sheung Shui, when a member of the public reported hearing the kitten yowling.
Our Inspector gently manoevered the bamboo with equipment until he was able to clasp the kitty with his hands. Safe and sound, he took it back to our centre, where it was put up for adoption and was happily rehomed.
A calf was trapped in a water catchment in Sai Kung. Working together with AFCD officers, Inspectors rescued the cow by lifting it out of the channel. It had no injuries, and happily returned itself to the wild.
A kitten was trapped inside a deep pit in Tai Po. Inspectors managed to rescue it using a cat trap. It was found to be uninjured and was put up for adoption and soon found a new home.
A Rottweiler suffered heat stroke when hiking with its owner in the Aberdeen Country Park. SPCA Inspectors and firemen cooled it down before carrying it to the owner’s car, who took it to a private veterinary clinic.
A cat accidentally jumped out of a window and got trapped on the 10'th floor ledge of a building in Sha Tin. It was rescued by our Inspector and returned to its relieved owner. SPCA emphasises that for the cats protection, the owner should install mesh on the windows.
A kitten with its head stuck into a loose part of a plastic water pipe in Sham Shui Po. It was freed from the pipe by SPCA Inspector. However, it was found to be extremely ill and was humanely put to sleep by our SPCA vet.
A calf was heard yelling from the bottom of a steep slope, 2 meters below ground level, off a reservoir in Sai King. The Inspectors abseiled down, rescued the calf, and took it back to SPCA. It was then sent to AFCD for further rehabilitation.
A cat jumped out of a window and got trapped on the ledge of the 15/F of a building in Kowloon. It was rescued and returned to it's relieved owner who was advised to put mesh on his windows for the cats protection.
Can you spot the kitten stuck in the suspension of a vehicle in a car park in Kowloon? Our Inspector disassembled the parts of the vehicle with the help of the vehicle owner. The cat was found to be in good shape and was rehomed.
A cat trapped in the middle of a highway in Tuen Mun. Our Inspectors managed to rescue it by stopping the traffic, but unfortunately it had to be put to sleep due to severe injuries sustained when hit by a car.
A dog strayed into the middle of a highway in Sha Tin. Inspectors stopped the traffic and managed to rescue it. Though it was not injured, it was not suitable for rehoming due to its temperament and had to be put to sleep.
A baby monkey and its mother were hit by a car in Kam Shan Country Pak. The mother was killed in the accident. The baby was rescued by SPCA Inspectors and taken to Kadoorie Farm for treatment and care.
A kitten was found with its body covered in dry building foam - rescued by SPCA Inspectors, it was taken to our hospital for treatment and care. Defoamed, and rehabilitated, it was soon adopted into a new home.
A cat escaped onto the outer wall of a 13th floor residence in Hammer Hill and was trapped on the beam beneath the window. It was rescued by SPCA Inspectors and returned to its owner. We advised the owner to place mesh on his windows to ensure the safety of his cat.
A cat was found trapped on a branch of a tree approximately 20 feet above the ground in a village in Tuen Mun. Rescued by SPCA Inspectors, it was taken back to our SPCA hospital for custody and care, and was later re-homed.
A dog accidentally fell into a sewage gutter in Fanling. It was rescued by SPCA inspectors and returned to its owner at the scene. No doubt the owner soon gave the dog a bath.
SPCA Inspectors rescued a poodle which was wandering inside the restricted areas of the railway line in Fanling. The dog was taken to SPCA hospital for care and was later claimed back by its owner.
A puppy was heard screaming in agony from a forested slope in Mid-levels. Inspectors found it with its front leg crushed by a gin trap. It was rescued and operated on by SPCA vets who had to amputate the leg. After a long period of rehabilitation, he was happily homed.