救狗之家 Hong Kong Dog Rescue (HKDR)
Rescuing, rehabilitating & re-homing unwanted or abandoned dogs and puppies.
Exemption from holding an animal trader licence
Exemption number: ORG-00001 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 around 10,000 dogs and puppies are destroyed every year. A lot them of are family pets that have been abandoned on the street or in country parks, while others have been directly surrendered. Many are puppies that are the result of irresponsible owners not desexing their pets, or are those born to abandoned or stray dogs. They all have one thing in common and that is that they are homeless and unwanted, and have just four days to live unless they are chosen for re-homing.
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 the main Tai Po Homing Centre, while smaller dogs awaiting re-homing will stay at the Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre. Puppies live at the HKDR base on Lamma Island, and are taken to Whiskers N Paws Puppy Adoption Afternoons at Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau, every Sunday from 2pm to 5pm.
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. Our 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.
救狗之家（Hong Kong Dog Rescue，簡稱HKDR）於2003年成立，目的為拯救於漁農自然護理署（漁護署）動物管理中心每年上萬隻被毀滅的成犬及幼犬，當中有很多都是被遺棄於街上或郊野公園等，亦有些是由棄養牠們的主人直接交予漁護署。很多幼犬都是不負責任的主人未有為寵物進行絕育的結果，或是被遺棄或流浪狗隻的後代。牠們的共通點是沒有家亦沒有人要，除非被選中等候領養，否則都會於四天之內被毀滅。
這些成犬及幼犬之中，只有少數幸運兒得以被救狗之家救出。成功獲救的大型犬會於大埔領養中心獲得照顧，小型犬則會到鴨脷洲領養中心等待牠們的新家；幼犬一般會待在南丫島的救狗之家基地，然後每逢星期日下午兩點到五點，被送到鴨脷洲新海怡廣場Whiskers N Paws寵物用品店內，參加幼犬領養日。
Whiskers N Paws寵物用品店亦有舉辦救狗之家「老友狗狗訓練班」，教導大家如何做個負責任的主人，並提倡以正面獎勵為本的訓練方法。
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 the 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.
HKDR is funded solely by private donations, sponsorship through the Life Saver Club programme, the sale of HKDR merchandise and fundraising events. All of the dogs and puppies that HKDR take in for re-homing are health checked, vaccinated, given flea, tick and heartworm prevention and de-sexed. Those who require additional veterinary treatment or surgery are given the best available. Dogs with behaviour problems are rehabilitated using Positive Reinforcement training methods to make them ready for adoption.
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The dream has come true for Tai Po long-termers Horizon and Lancelot today. They went home together to their favorite volunteers!!! **Everyday is an Adoption Day at HKDR!** Tai Po Homing Centre: 6 Shek Lin Road, Tai Po (大埔石蓮路6號) Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre: 21 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau (鴨脷洲大街21號) #HKDR #AdoptionisForLife #領養不棄養 ATL exemption number: ORG-00001
Thank you Gaile Lok for supporting HKDR and Peak to Fong 2017! Everyone, please make sure you get this year’s Peak to Fong T-shirts before sizes run out! #Repost @gaileofficial (@get_repost) ・・・ Please support HKDR X PETBLE Peak to Fong Sponsored Walk 2017! Join the group on Sunday 19 November to raise funds for abandoned dogs and puppies in HK! #AdoptionisForLife ❤️😘from King Kong and I #HKDR #PeaktoFong #PeaktoFong2017 #救狗之家 #狗狗同樂籌款日 #步行籌款 @hkdr_official
Puppy Yoda ex-Nathan wishes everyone a Happy Diwali!
Look at this gorgeous face! 10-months-old Timmy is still waiting for someone to make him part of a family. He loves absolutely everyone he meets and is not afraid to show it. Please come meet Timmy at HKDR Tai Po Homing Centre! We are open daily from 10am to 6pm. **Everyday is an Adoption Day at HKDR!** Tai Po Homing Centre: 6 Shek Lin Road, Tai Po (大埔石蓮路6號) Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre: 21 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau (鴨脷洲大街21號) #HKDR #AdoptionisForLife #領養不棄養 ATL exemption number: ORG-00001 AVID: 025 561 793
Topaz, one of our precious poodles, still looking for a home!
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IMPORTANT WARNING FOR ALL DOG OWNERS IN TUNG CHUNG, LANTAU: There have been a few cases of leptospirosis reported with at least one death resulting. Stay away from all fresh water sources when out walking (streams, puddles etc) and take your dog to a vet IMMEDIATELY if it seems to be even a little sick. This is a very serious and highly infectious disease, so please be very careful.
It’s been a long wait, but finally we said goodbye to Rocky as he left Tai Po with his new family! Thank you adopters for choosing to adopt a long-termer! **Everyday is an Adoption Day at HKDR!** Tai Po Homing Centre: 6 Shek Lin Road, Tai Po (大埔石蓮路6號) Ap Lei Chau Homing Centre: 21 Main Street, Ap Lei Chau (鴨脷洲大街21號) #HKDR #AdoptionisForLife #領養不棄養 ATL exemption number: ORG-00001