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Shenzhen Becomes First Chinese City to Ban Consumption of Dogs and Cats

With the threat of the coronavirus hanging over the world, Shenzhen, China’s fifth largest city, has taken precautions to slow down the spread of the virus. Effective May 1, the consumption of cats and dogs will be banned.
April 12, 2020

Last Thursday, the city of Shenzhen announced legislation to ban the sale and consumption of dogs and cats, making it the first city in China to do so. The move comes after a similar announcement in...

New Studies Show Dogs have Voice Regions in Brain Similar to Humans

October 31, 2018

The last common ancestor of humans and dogs existed 100 million years ago. Since then, researchers have found evidence indicating that the voice areas of dogs have evolved. With recent studies, there...

People Love Dogs More Than Their Fellow Humans

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November 22, 2017

The phrase ‘dog is man’s best friend’ might have some truth to it, according to two studies. These studies show that people have more empathy for these four legged friends than they do for people...

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