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  1. Beyond Recovery: Understanding the Postbereavement Growth From Companion Animal Loss

    Contributor(s):: Paul W.C. Wong, Kenny C.T. Lau, Lucia L. Liu, Gloria S.N. Yuen, Poon Wing-Lok

  2. Companion Animal Ownership and Human Well-Being in a Metropolis-The Case of Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Wong, P. W. C., Yu, R. W. M., Ngai, J. T. K.

  3. Beyond the ‘All Seeing Eye’: Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers’ Contestation of Care and Control in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Mark, Lee, Maggy, McCahill, Michael, Ma, Rosalyn Mesina

  4. Conditions for pets to prevent depression in older adults

    Contributor(s):: Cheung, C. K., Kam, P. K.

  5. Injuries caused by pets in Asian urban households: a cross-sectional telephone survey

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    Contributor(s):: Emily Y Y Chan, Yang Gao, Liping Li, Po Yi Lee

    Objectives Little is known about pet-related injuries in Asian populations. This study primarily aimed to investigate the incidence rate of pet-related household injuries in Hong Kong, an urban Chinese setting.Setting Cantonese-speaking non-institutionalised population of all ages in...

  6. Wildlife markets in South China

    Contributor(s):: Chow, Alex T., Cheung, Szeman, Yip, Peter K.

  7. Chinese visitors' experiences of nature and wild macaques: inspiration and personal growth for living in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Lee, WingNaam, Davey, G.

    Country parks offer urban residents the opportunity to experience wildlife, engage in environmental education, and socially bond with family and friends, but little is known about these experiences in China. Twenty-five interviews were conducted in 2012 to investigate the meanings Hong Kong...

  8. The economics of the right to keep a dog: a case study of a private housing complex in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Yau, Yung, Chiu, ShukMan

    Dog guardianship has gained popularity in many cities as a result of animal domestication. In spite of its benefits, dog guardianship in high-density urban housing creates certain problems, including increased health risks. Conflicts between different interested parties over the right to keep...

  9. Dogs and British Colonialism: The Contested Ban on Eating Dogs in Colonial Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Poon, Shuk-Wah

  10. Association between life events and change in depressive symptoms in Hong Kong Chinese elderly

    Contributor(s):: Chan, Dicken, Kwok, Anthony, Leung, Jason, Yuen, Kay, Choy, Dicky, Leung, Ping Chung

  11. The lives of elderly bird-keepers: a case study of Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Ngan, Raymond, Leung, Edward

  12. An exploratory study of pet raising and health of the elderly people in Hong Kong

    Contributor(s):: Cheung Ming, Alfred Chan, Kam Wing, Kevin Cheung, Lam Fat Lo

    Pets such as dogs, cats and fish were popular in many other countries (Marx et al., 1988; Gammonley, 1991; Brodie & Biley, 1999; PIAS, 2002). In Hong Kong, pet owners increased to 0.26 million (Census and Statistics Department, 2006). Dating back to 1980s, a research study reported the...

  13. Animal consciousness and ethics in Asia and the Pacific

    Contributor(s):: Macer, D.