China Pet Industry News


Dogs are pets - Not livestock

China updates dogs classification to companion animals

In a newly published list of animals categorized as livestock in China, the country’s agriculture ministry made a surprising announcement tucked away at the bottom of the policy document: dogs are no longer to be treated as mere livestock, but as loyal companions.

Abandoned Pets in China

Purebreed Pets Increasingly Abandoned

China has seen a surge in abandoned purebreed pets, which pours into cities’ skyrocketing stray populations. Though pet abandonment is considered inappropriate by the younger generation, it is still a growing problem due to the increase in pet ownership.

Street and Rural Dogs in China

Saving the “Chinese Rural Dog”

Animal-loving netizens are rallying for the rights of man’s best friend after a handful of cities across China began rolling out stricter rules on dog

Cat Shelter in China

Baidu’s AI Cat Shelter

The hi-tech shelter provides food and warmth while scanning its feline guests for disease Amid all the headlines about dystopian doomsday scenarios and mass surveillance

China’s pet care market continues to expand rapidly. Since 2012, the growth in terms of volume, network size and products available in the country has been accelerating year after year.

But professionals from all over the world who have works with China know that entering this large and promising market is an adventure fraught with pitfalls.

If you want to be successful in chinese pet market, it is recommended to develop a good understanding of its characteristic and keep control over your brand image, no matter if you plan to rely on a general agent or work with multiples partners.

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