A friend emailed me a heads up on this.
Seems to me that a government as autocratic as the China has who provides everything for its people (cough, hack!!) would also supply free rabies vaccinations as part of public health policies. Hey it's the correct thing to do since they control every aspect of everyone's lives.
Only goes to show you that a government which siezes that much power can take away anything it so chooses at any time it decides.
Glad I live in the USA and fervently pray we never have a Democratic Party socialist/communist government which takes from everyone according to their ability and gives to each according to what they need...... smacks of implanting a 666 microchip IMHO.
China slaughters 50,000 dogs in brutal rabies crackdown
SHANGHAI - China slaughtered 50,000 dogs in a government-ordered crackdown after three people died of rabies, sparking unusually pointed criticism in state media Tuesday and an outcry from animal rights activists.
Health experts said the brutal policy pointed to deep weaknesses in the health care infrastructure in China, where only 3 percent of dogs are vaccinated against rabies and more than 2,000 people die of the disease each year.".......
...."Dogs being walked were seized and beaten to death on the spot, the Shanghai Daily newspaper reported. Killing teams entered villages at night and created noise to get dogs barking, then beat the animals to death, the reports said."..........