Animal Welfare Campaigns and Programmes
SNAP: Spay Neuter Assistance Programme
Every year many thousands of unwanted animals are born in Hong Kong often as a result of accidental mating. To prevent this problem, the SPCA advocates that all pets should be neutered particularly given the added health benefits ...
Animal Welfare Vehicle
The problem of dog and cat overpopulation is particularly prevalent in the New Territories and on many of the outlying Islands where animals are “loosely owned”, seldom desexed, and allowed to wander freely.
Animal Birth Control
Tens of thousands of stray or unwanted animals are born every year in Hong Kong, the offspring of abandoned or unneutered pets that are left to roam and reproduce freely. Life on the street can be tough; these animals are vulnerable to ...
Desex your Pet
Neutering is the surgical removal of part or all of an animal’s reproductive organs. In Hong Kong, neutering is sometimes called “desexing”. A more specific term for this procedure is “spaying” for female animals and “castration” for males.
Cat Colony Care Programme
Started in August 2000, SPCA’s Cat Colony Care Programme (CCCP) was begun as a response to the increasing number of street cats in Hong Kong. It combines the SPCA’s resources with the energy of Hong Kong’s numerous cat lovers in a ...
Many dogs can be found wandering around construction sites and villages across Hong Kong, allowed to breed freely. The dogs are vulnerable to disease, accidents and malnourishment while their puppies are often abandoned.