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Campaigns Against Dog Meat Eating in China

Campaigns Against Dog Meat Eating in China

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In most countries, dogs are regarded as pets and are taken care like family wherein they sometimes even sleep in the same beds as the owner. In Japan, they even have a monument for Hachiko, a dog who is remembered for his remarkable loyalty and fidelity to its owner. However, in some parts of China, dogs are slaughtered and eaten in what they call as the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The Yulin Dog Meat Festival is an annual celebration held in Guangxi, China. It started back in 2009. During each festival, they kill approximately 10,000 to 15,000 dogs and the festival goes eat the dog meat. It lasts for almost 10 days and happens every end of June which is dubbed to be the summer solstice. Though it just recently started again almost 8 years back, the history of this tradition dates back arou...
Why You Need the Companionship of a New Pet

Why You Need the Companionship of a New Pet

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As the new year unfolds, one of the best decisions you can make is to go to one of your local pet stores and pick up a new lovable pet. Having a pet helps people of all ages, especially young children and seniors, find joy and excitement in life. If you are a senior that lives alone, pets help to counteract loneliness and help you continue to focus on the world around you. No one person is going to want to get the same type of cat, dog or other pet, and the many varieties available should make it easier to find the pet that is perfect for your personality. Perhaps you have always loved the idea of owning a songbird or want to be woken up each morning to the excited greetings of your new pug. Whichever pet calls out to you, the benefits of having one will quickly become clear after you invi...
The Importance of Pet Insurance

The Importance of Pet Insurance

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Taking care of your pet is your own responsibility. Most people develop very strong attachments with their pets. Whether you own a cat or a dog, it won’t take long for you to build a bond with your furry friend. Pets often become a part of the family after a while. In case your pet is injured or falls ill, you will need to take it to a veterinarian immediately. Previously, health care for pets was not as expensive. Today, proper treatment can cost a small fortune. For many people who own dogs or cats that are old, you need to schedule regular visits to the vet in order to make sure that any health issues are caught beforehand. However, many people can’t afford to take their pets for regular checkups to the vet because pet health care is becoming more and more expensive. The importance of