FIVE things you NEED to know about fur
As this year’s Hong Kong fur fair draws to a close, we bring you all you need to know about the fur industry in the 21st century.
Football fever may have subsided since last summer’s World Cup in Brazil, but it seems somebody forgot to tell the bears at our Vietnam sanctuary.
Visiting professors wowed students at Hong Kong’s City University recently, having barked orders, waited patiently for treats and then enjoyed a tummy rub.
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For US$45 a month, you can sponsor a rescued bear.
US$35 a month could pay for a dozen fruity ice blocks that keep the bears active and stimulated.
US$15 a month could provide two bears with dried fruit and nuts, an essential part of their diet.
US$10 a month could keep four recovering bears supplied with plus-size fruit smoothies that disguise the taste of their medicines.
US$195, could provide a rescued bear with vet care for a month.
US$140 could buy the bears a swing to relax on in their enclosure.
For US$80, you can befriend a rescued bear.
US$55 could buy fruit smoothies for our bears.
US$35 could buy a small bobbin/spool for our bears.
US$25 could support one volunteer to investigate one zoo for one day.
US$11 could vaccinate one dog against rabies. Outbreaks of rabies often prompt brutal dog culls in China.
US$8 could buy a pot of honey – the bears’ favourite treat.