Chinese county reconsiders threat to ban dog walking after backlash

Chinese county reconsiders threat to ban dog walking after backlash

A Chinese county has been forced to reassess a ban on people walking their dogs in public after the extreme attempt to stop pet-related incidents and disputes triggered an angry backlash.

Chinese city bans eating dogs and cats after coronavirus outbreak

Chinese city bans eating dogs and cats after coronavirus outbreak

Dogs in China’s live animal markets are often stolen as pets or snatched off the streets as strays (Picture: Reuters)A city in China has made history by becoming the first authority in the mainland to ban the consumption and production of dog and cat meat.

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

The team, at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute in China, found that cats are highly susceptible to Covid-19 and appear to be able to transmit the virus through respiratory droplets to other cats.Experts said the findings were credible, but that they did not indicate cats were an important vector in spreading the disease between humans.

Annabel the one-eyed dog rescued from Chinese meat trade helps owner in lockdown

Annabel the one-eyed dog rescued from Chinese meat trade helps owner in lockdown

Mary, who lives in Maida Vale, North London , is a disabled wheelchair user but usually she has a busy social life, seeing friends and supporting the charity No to Dog Meat.

Thousands more pets could be abandoned in China over coronavirus, charities warn

Thousands more pets could be abandoned in China over coronavirus, charities warn

The charity Humane Society International (HSI ), which is working with 35 Chinese animal shelters, said the government-sponsored culling of street dogs in Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong, Heilongjiang, Hebei, Wuhan, Shanxi, Shanghai has continued to stoke panic.

Chinese cafe featuring dogs dyed to look like pandas facing backlash

Chinese cafe featuring dogs dyed to look like pandas facing backlash

In the video, posted by Chengdu Economic Daily, the owner of the cafe said it was also offering a dyeing service for 1,500 yuan (£165) to patrons who wished to give their pets a similar makeover.

Dog meat horror: Dozens of pets SAVED from slaughterhouse before sick Yulin festival

Dog meat horror: Dozens of pets SAVED from slaughterhouse before sick Yulin festival

Chinese animal activists found 62 dogs in a backstreet slaughterhouse in Yulin (Image: HSI) The terrified pooches were dehydrated, malnourished and some showed signs of sickness (Image: HSI) It comes in the run-up to the annual dog meat festival, which kicks off on Friday (Image: HSI)Many are strays picked up from the streets but others are stolen pets.

Slaughterhouse survivor dogs adopted by student and given forever home

Slaughterhouse survivor dogs adopted by student and given forever home

We saw they had started a project rescuing dogs from the Chinese dog meat trade, so I contacted them and was surprised to find out they had a golden retriever. She said: ‘We would just like to raise awareness of the dog meat trade and rescuing and urge people to adopt instead of buying dogs.

Yulin Dog Festival in 2019: A Chinese Tell You Why They Eat Dog

Yulin Dog Festival in 2019: A Chinese Tell You Why They Eat Dog

This guide I will introduce everything you want to know about Yulin dog festival, why Chinese eat dog meat, and some frequently asked questions. Conclusion Now you know a lot about why Chinese eat dogs and something about Yulin dog meat festival.

Photographer puts owners and their dogs side by side

Photographer puts owners and their dogs side by side

Monica and Reggie the Chow Chow (Picture: Gerrard Gethings)Dogs really do seem to look like their owners and now we have further evidence. From long-haired afghan hounds with their hipster owners to Chinese crested dogs with the same fluffy heads as their humans, it really is a case of spot the difference.

Top pet-friendly US vacation destinations for dogs

Top pet-friendly US vacation destinations for dogs

“I didn’t want people to stay in their hotels eating Chinese food and have their big adventure be a trip to the dog park,” Amy Burkert told TODAY. "The Ultimate Pet Friendly Road Trip" by Amy Burkert, $30, Barnes and Noble