Hong Kong ‘doggie dash’ raises funds for abandoned pooches

HONG KONG, China (AFP) – Dozens of pugs and dachshunds, compensating for their lack of speed with dogged determination, took part in Hong Kong’s inaugural ‘doggie dash’ on Sunday to raise funds for abandoned and rescued canines. Dog-lovers packed a leafy and quiet area in the Sheung Wan neighbourhood, eager to document their pooches’ moments of triumph with smartphones and selfie sticks. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin