This Day, That Year

Item from Feb 20, 1994, in China Daily: Sales clerks show off dogs to customers at the Yiya World Pet Market in Beijing. The market sells fine foreign breeds, and business has been brisk in the Year of the Dog, which began on Feb 10. … Once banned as a bourgeois pastime, owning a pet dog…

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Animal cafes remain outside legal boundaries

Animal cafes are increasingly seen in cities around Korea. They have various animals, from dogs and cats to unique animals like raccoons, flying squirrels, reptiles and even sheep. Customers can enjoy their drinks in the company of these animals. Surprisingly, such stores don’t have legal status, as there is no law governing them. This inevitably causes…

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In China, where dogs are both pets and meat, a prestigious competition runs into controversy

BEIJING — Every year, locals in Yulin, a city in southwestern China, skin dogs alive, then season, cook and consume them alongside lychees and grain alcohol. Three years from now, in Shanghai — nearly 1,000 miles to the northeast — world-class dog breeders will converge to show their greyhounds, Great Danes and cocker spaniels to a…

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Alternative EarthCare Shares 3 Steps for Nassau and Suffolk Residents to Take This Fall to Minimize Tick Populations Next Year

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Alternative EarthCare has been providing quality residential and commercial services across Long Island, New York since 1996. Specializing in mosquito, flea, and east end tick control, traditional lawn services (including aeration and seeding), irrigation system services, tree removal and pruning, and Long Island Christmas and holiday light installation,…

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Owning a German Sheppard

Owning a German Sheppard Any person who wants to be loved and looked with pride should definitely look to owning a smart and strong German Sheppard. They are the most intelligent and lovable pets on earth. That’s the reason people prefer them to other breeds. The German Sheppard is respected and adored by millions of people…

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