The sale of dogs and cats for human consumption will be banned in Shenzhen from May 1. Photo: AFP The sale of dogs and cats for human consumption will be banned in Shenzhen from May 1. Photo: AFP
The sale of dogs and cats for human consumption will be banned in Shenzhen from May 1. Photo: AFP

Shenzhen’s move to ban eating cats and dogs welcomed by animal rights activists

  • From May 1 wild land animals and pets must not be consumed
  • Too many loopholes may let wildlife traders continue, says conservationist

Topic |   Animal rights in China
The sale of dogs and cats for human consumption will be banned in Shenzhen from May 1. Photo: AFP The sale of dogs and cats for human consumption will be banned in Shenzhen from May 1. Photo: AFP
The sale of dogs and cats for human consumption will be banned in Shenzhen from May 1. Photo: AFP
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