All bark and no bite? Hong Kong’s Ombudsman wants dog licensing regime toughened as number of unlicensed, unvaccinated canines soars

Hong Kong authorities must keep a tighter leash on local dog owners, the city’s Ombudsman has recommended, after finding more than 167,000 canines were unlicensed and unvaccinated over the past decade amid dwindling inspections.Ombudsman Winnie Chiu Wai-yin on Thursday made 11 suggestions to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department in regard to its oversight of pet owners, saying it had failed to properly update and renew licences, vaccinate and microchip Hong Kong’s dogs.“The dog…

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