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In May 2014, the international community was horrified when municipal officers in Beijing beat a small dog to death in front of his horrified owner. His owner's offense? Failing to produce the proper registration papers for the rescued stray.

The officers, known as chengguan, regularly make headlines for their unnecessary use of violent force. According to a Time magazine report, beatings by chengguan officers have become so commonplace that in Chinese, “chengguan has literally become synonymous with violence.”

In 2012, Human Rights Watch published an 75-page report on the chengguan's history of abuse, in which victims described being slapped, shoved, pushed to the ground, forcibly held, dragged, punched, kicked, and thrown from vehicles to the street. Resultant injuries ranged from bruises, cuts, and bloody noses to broken bones.

Tell the Beijing government that inhumane incidents like these don't go unnoticed!

Sign below to demand punishment for the violent city officials, and an animal control policy in Beijing that relies not on brutality and terror, but on humane and effective practices.

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Dear Secretary Guo Jinlong,

The international community is shocked and appalled by the chengguan's recent brutal beating and murder of a pet dog in Beijing. Violent abuse and killing of companion animals is an unacceptable pest management strategy, no matter the owner's infringement, and we will not turn a blind eye to it.

This story is one of many in recent years that highlight the chengguan's brutality. The extensive list of abuses cited in Human Rights Watch's 2012 report on the chengguan makes it impossible to deny that they are nothing more than violent bullies. Their inhumane actions should not be tolerated in a civilized society.

Please see that the chengguan officers who murdered this dog receive justice, and that a new protocol is set for Beijing's animal control officers—one that does not rely on brutality and terror, but on humane and effective management practices.

Thank you,

Petition Signatures


Jan 31, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 30, 2015 Jeanine Spanjers
Jan 30, 2015 Jacqueline Fitch
Jan 30, 2015 Cheryl Ream
Jan 30, 2015 liss gonzalez they should be stop the same way they kill that little dog. savages.
Jan 30, 2015 zaida guerrero Please punish them!!! they those beast that kill that little dog deserve the same. i hope they die the same way beating and broken in little pieces. DISPICABLE BEASTS. what kind of police force are you people running?
Jan 30, 2015 ivonne leon please prosecuted them. they are a bunch of COWERS!!! THAT SHOULD BE AFTER CRIMINALS and not after defenseless little animals
Jan 30, 2015 Tam dang
Jan 30, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 30, 2015 Alison Zacharis
Jan 30, 2015 Christie Boudreaux
Jan 30, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 30, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 30, 2015 sherri damiani
Jan 30, 2015 Terry Mills
Jan 30, 2015 marlene rodriguez No cruelty
Jan 30, 2015 courtney robins
Jan 30, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 30, 2015 Paula Magalhaes
Jan 30, 2015 Marvin Durbin
Jan 30, 2015 Al Steinbock
Jan 30, 2015 Brenda Schauber
Jan 30, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 30, 2015 Debra Schoonmaker
Jan 30, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 29, 2015 karen hewitt
Jan 29, 2015 katrina bivins
Jan 29, 2015 Tiffany Lee
Jan 29, 2015 Anna Mondanelli
Jan 29, 2015 Andrea Powell
Jan 29, 2015 kim vakula
Jan 29, 2015 Leslie Scott
Jan 29, 2015 Bernadette Porter Please stop the gross mistreatment of your citizens -- HUMANS & ANIMALS ALIKE!!!!
Jan 29, 2015 Mary Sanders
Jan 29, 2015 Joel Hobson
Jan 28, 2015 jill davis don't the officer's believe that they have become a sick world and it is time to give us and the dog's a break and be kind to them .you are giving us too much of you're shit and cruel slfis attitude's.
Jan 28, 2015 Vanessa Bell-LaSota Justice should be the same in any country and culture, for violence and brutality! Please do the right thing!
Jan 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 28, 2015 steven keena
Jan 28, 2015 Bonita King
Jan 28, 2015 James Mulconry
Jan 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jan 28, 2015 Yasemin Açıkgün
Jan 28, 2015 Pam Clement
Jan 28, 2015 Sabine Schobert
Jan 28, 2015 Elaine Gross These people sound like savages!
Jan 28, 2015 Denise Fitzpatrick
Jan 28, 2015 Brenda Love Bennett
Jan 28, 2015 terri sider
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