If this is the behaviour of a future global super-power, God help us and all the animals in its path. For such an ancient culture, this is truly sick-making. They could have gotten international anti-rabies advice and assistance. Gross, gross, gross.
Surprised in fact that they didn't just eat the dogs, as is their usual wont - oh, but there was a health-risk this time, wasn't there?
Article from the Sunday Independent 6th August 2006
Just love the way the Universe works. Popped into my local Vet this afternoon and on their counter saw the following quotation:
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated - Gandhi. Hmm. OK - so that explains China - or at least its Government.