Dog Death Squads in China

4 The Love Of Animals

I can’t even imagine being in a position where my government was telling me to kill my dog, or have it beaten to death. Here is the letter: I’ve just received an urgent report that another city in China is planning a mass cull to slaughter any unregistered dogs, strays, and even registered family dogs that are over 14 inches (35cm) tall. Can you imagine being forced to kill your own dog to save it from a more brutal slaughter?

China 136

Moral Vegetarianism, Part 8 of 13

Animal Ethics

Meat-packing companies might encourage, for example, an increased dog population to take up the slack. More important, it might be a much more efficient means of changing practice to stage protests at meat-packing companies, put pressure on congressmen, and work through existing humane organizations. It would be a way of protesting present practice, a way of saying, “I disagree strongly with the treatment of animals used for food.”