THREE STRIKES AND YOU’RE OUT LAW – FOR PETS: KILL POLICY ON DOGS WHOSE OWNERS ARE CAUGHT DEFYING A BAN ON WALKING THEM IS WITHDRAWN IN CHINA AFTER OUTCRY

A man walks his dogs in Jiujiang, central China. Officials in a southwestern county have walked backed a ban on dog walking that would have involved killing the pets of repeat offenders. Photo: AFP After a rise in conflict between pet owners and those without animals, including incidents where unaccompanied dogs have bitten people, a county in China came up with a solution akin to "thre...