China Recognizes Dogs As Companions And ‘Not Livestock’ Weeks Before Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Reading Time: < 1 minute China has officially recognized dogs as companions and not ‘livestock’ just weeks ahead of the controversial Yulin dog meat festival. The announcement follows the Agriculture Ministry’s final Director of Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry – which excludes dogs from a list of animals that are labeled as livestock. The reclassification of dogs was open […]