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A veterinarian's suicide by euthanasia drugs haunts debate over Taiwan's stray animal problem

Feb 03, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Law that bans killing of abandoned animals to take effect, a year after Taiwan vet 'euthanised' herself https://t.co/cgzEaQcnhC pic.twitter.com/icKgRDQiUj

To call stray animals a problem in Taiwan is an understatement. As recently as the 1990s, more than 666,000 abandoned dogs and cats roamed the island nation, which is only a little bigger than Massachusetts. The number has since fallen as the government has tried different ways of reining in the stray population, but debate over how ...