(ANIMAL RIGHTS) BEIJING — Either the crime rate in Beijing, China is at an alarmingly new low, or the city’s local officials need to reassess their priorities. Dog lovers of Beijing are living in a constant state of fear for their furry companions. The city’s police claim they are just confiscating dogs taller than 13.7 inches, but smaller dogs have been taken as well. Many animal activists believe the apprehended dogs will wind up going to dog meat traders. Continue reading below, to find out the reasoning behind Beijing’s decisions, and read citizens’ accounts of the concerning events. — Global Animal

Dogs in Beijing are currently public enemy number one, sending their companions into a state of panic. Photo Credit: The New York Times
Dogs in Beijing are currently public enemy number one, sending their companions into a state of panic. Photo Credit: The New York Times

The New York Times, Andrew Jacobs

Read the New York Times article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/23/world/asia/beijing-police-seek-large-and-vicious-suspects-with-wet-noses.html?hp&_r=1&

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