Rescued dogs being moved to a temporary shelter in Shenzhen while waiting for a new home. Photo: Natalie PhanRescued dogs being moved to a temporary shelter in Shenzhen while waiting for a new home. Photo: Natalie Phan
Rescued dogs being moved to a temporary shelter in Shenzhen while waiting for a new home. Photo: Natalie Phan

Dog owners in China’s tech hub Shenzhen need to microchip their pets in 2020

  • Shenzhen, a pioneer in pet welfare in China, mandates dog microchipping
  • Supporters say the move helps recover lost pets while others fear slippery slope to human chip implantation
Topic |   Shenzhen
Rescued dogs being moved to a temporary shelter in Shenzhen while waiting for a new home. Photo: Natalie PhanRescued dogs being moved to a temporary shelter in Shenzhen while waiting for a new home. Photo: Natalie Phan
Rescued dogs being moved to a temporary shelter in Shenzhen while waiting for a new home. Photo: Natalie Phan
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