Current Status of Animal Welfare and Animal Rights in China

  title={Current Status of Animal Welfare and Animal Rights in China},
  author={Jiaqi Lu and Kathryn A. L. Bayne and Jianfei Wang},
  journal={Alternatives to Laboratory Animals},
  pages={351 - 357}
In the past few years, new social passions have sparked on the Chinese mainland. At the centre of these burgeoning passions is a focus on animal welfare, animal treatment, and even animal rights, by the public and academic sectors. With China's rapid economic changes and greater access to information from around the world, societal awareness of animal issues is rising very fast. Hastening this paradigm shift were several highly public incidents involving animal cruelty, including exposés on… 
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