China—One Dog Per Family

Beijing responds to rabies outbreak with one dog per family rule. Earlier this year, parts of China responded to a rabies outbreak by killing over 54,000 dogs by clubbing them to death and forcing owners to hang their own dogs. The New York Times wrote an article on the killings and the resulting outcry within China (You can read the NYT article by clicking through on Newsvine. Warning: possibly disturbing image.)

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