A campaign will begin on Thursday to check that Beijing’s citizens have licenses for their dogs, do not have more than one dog per household and are not illicitly operating pet businesses in China’s capital, local police have announced.
On Wednesday afternoon, police made house calls in Beijing’s luxury villa areas to check on illegal dog keeping. They discovered six large, unlicensed dogs.
The city will implement a “one dog” policy for each household in nine major management zones, aimed at fighting rabies which claimed 318 lives nationwide in September. [Full Text]