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China plans revised regulations on animal testing

China is expected to release revised regulations on animal testing later this year, with the goal of improving the treatment and welfare of animals in its laboratories. According to the National Institutes for Food and Drug Control, the revised...

Cat health issues that are often overlooked

Cats have a reputation as low-maintenance pets, but this is unfortunately not true. The truth is that rather than being self-sufficient, cats are simply very good at hiding signs of illness. Here are some serious health problems that cat owners...

‘Pet Restrooms’ in China to be public bathrooms for animals

Public restrooms in China will no longer be limited to just pedestrians. As part of new civility laws to keep city streets clean, China plans to build bathrooms just for pets, according to Chinese-language news site Shenzhen Special Zone Daily. Launched...
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A guide to bringing your pets into China

Pets imported into China are required to undergo 7- to 30-days mandatory quarantine.  The length of the quarantine period is dependent on the rabies status of the country from which the pet is being imported into China. Pet owners are allowed...

Dog registration requirements in Beijing

All dogs are required to be registered by law in Beijing. Owners are strongly advised to REGISTER THEIR DOGS immediately if this has not been done yet. There are ongoing rounds of enforcement by the police. These enforcement rounds are part...

Beijing government lists 40 Banned Breeds of Dogs

The Regulations on Dog Ownership for Beijing Municipality have been in effect since 2003. In past years, the regulations had not been consistently enforced, resulting in many large dogs in all districts across Beijing. This year, the regulations...