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Chinese District Threatens to Kill All Pet Dogs

A Chinese district government is giving dog owners a stark choice: Get rid of your pets or we'll come to your home and kill them on the spot. Even in a country where dog ownership is tightly regulated, the order issued this week by the Dayang New District in the eastern city of Jinan is extreme. Regional governments have culled stray animals before, but Dayang's order also covers dogs that have been registered and vaccinated. Culls often follow outbreaks of rabies, a disease...

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