Looks like dogs are their own best ambassadors. At least, that is the case in
, where for thousands of years, dog meat has been a delicacy. China
Now, dogs are becoming popular pets. It has occurred with the country’s growing prosperity. A CNN article said some dog owners will pay as much as $600 upwards for a dog – as a pet. The popular breeds are poodles, huskies, bichons and
This newly-grown love for dogs as pets is particularly occurring in Shenzhen -- where dogs are commonly eaten. With four of its six districts now forming part of
’s special economic zone, people from the provinces are coming in for jobs, getting newfound prosperity, and buying dogs as pets because they get lonesome. China
This growing love of dogs has resulted in interesting laws in different parts of
. In China Jinan, capital city of the , residents must get the permission of their neighbors before their dog can be licensed. province of Shandong
|Dogs are painted to look like wild animals|
This is an interesting development, and a very positive one for dogs in Shenzhen where rows of restaurants serve dog meat, and markets display dog meat alongside beef and lamb. Now, many—but not all—dog owners have turned into dog lovers, and have stopped eating dog meat.
Here’s a video of a dog whose hair was dyed to make it look like a panda bear.