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Seeing Eye Dog Stolen For Meat In China Returned To Owner

In the US, dogs that are stolen, usually wind up as bait in dog fighting rings. Dogs stolen in China will most likely being going into the meat trade. This isn’t the first time a seeing eye dog has been stolen and sold for meat in China.

by dogtime
February 24th, 2016

Chinese authorities confiscate large dogs, deem them “vicious”

Six-year-old Golden Retriever Dou Dou has become a poster-child of sorts, his photograph plastered on “wanted” flyers that have been distributed all over the Chinese capital city of Beijing.His crime? Standing more than 35 centimeters (13.7 inches) tall, Dou Dou is considered a “large and vicious dog” by the city government, and as such he […]

by DogTime Staff
June 28th, 2013

DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories in 2012

In countdown format, here are the top 10 news stories that generated the most traffic on DogTime.com in 2012:10. Dog bites anchor on live TV: It seemed like a great idea: Reunite on live TV an Argentine Mastiff named Max with the man who rescued the dog from an icy lake. Unfortunately, the reunion didn’t […]

by Mike Dogtime
December 20th, 2012

Little dog follows cyclists on grueling trek from China to Tibet

When 22-year-old Zhang Heng made a pit stop with his cycling group at the start of a 1,056 mile trek from China to Tibet, he never expected that he would find his soul mate along the way. And he definitely didn’t expect that his soul mate would be a little that loved the road as […]

by dogtime
May 28th, 2012

500 caged dogs saved from slaughter in China

On April 19, a small truck left for the town of Yulin, China. Its cargo: cages upon cages of dogs. The dogs, many of them dehydrated, sick, and injured, were stacked on top of one another, making what was to be the final ride of their lives. The truck was on its way to a […]

by dogtime
April 23rd, 2012

China’s president visits US as new animal welfare law goes into effect

Chinese President Hu Jintao is welcomed to the United States this week, and many Americans are expecting President Obama to confront the world leader on China’s dismal human rights policies. Generally, in places where human rights are ignored or denied, concern for animal welfare hardly registers.China is no exception. A 2010 report by the nonprofit […]

by dogtime
January 20th, 2011
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