Business of Abuse: China's Animal Cruelty Economy

WeChat Channels, Douyin videos, Taobao stores and Xiaohongshu accounts. In China, there are countless online platforms teaching people how to train their dogs by beating them.

by Lars James Hamer, 26 July 2022

Shanghai Residents on a Mission to Save Vulnerable Pets

A team of Shanghai pet lovers has banded together to save animals left behind due to quarantine regulations.

by Lars James Hamer, 08 April 2022

Pet Owners Will Face Fines for Abandoning Furry Friends

New regulations in China mean that those who abandon their pets could face fines of RMB5,000.

by Lars James Hamer, 08 March 2022

Walking the Dog in China? From May Onwards You Must Use a Leash

Starting May 1 in the Chinese mainland, dog-owners must have their pets on a leash in public spaces.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 30 April 2021

Guangzhou Salon Shop Owner Tortures Dog by Pulling Out Teeth

Zhou carried out the malicious act after the dog reportedly bit a friend’s boyfriend.

by Tom Glover, 30 March 2021

Imperial Pets: Furry Friends in the Forbidden City

Giraffes, lions, leopards, ostriches, zebras and more.

by Ned Kelly, 23 March 2021

6 Perfect Cloned Pups Join the Beijing Police K9 Crew

Having a ruff day? Here’s some adorable news to cheer you up.

by Herlina Liu, 28 November 2019

Bad Dog Owners May Soon Face Social Credit Point Deductions in Shanghai

Bad dog owners might soon see their social credit scores affected.

by Katherine Chen, 16 August 2019

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