Beijing launches "one dog” policy

BEIJING (AFP)?Beijing has launched a “one dog policy” in an effort to curb a sharp rise in rabies linked to the ballooning population of unregistered canines.”Each family is permitted to raise one dog,” the government said in a statement seen Wednesday on its website announcing the new policy.”Large dogs, ferocious dogs and the unregulated raising of dogs are not allowed.””Violators of the regulations will be fined up to 5,000 yuan (640 dollars) and their pets will be taken into custody,” it said, citing regulations issued this week.

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