Communication is important to all living things. Whether it to be to greet one another, or to send warnings of danger, being able to effectively communicate is a must.

All species have different ways of communicating, and for dogs, one of those ways is barking. This is something you know if you’ve ever been around a dog. They bark when they’re happy, excited, or scared. It’s just what they do.

So, for anyone who decides to welcome a dog into their family, a little barking here and there just comes with the territory. But it looks like there’s an increasingly large number of dog owners in China who are simply tired of all the barking.

A recent news report has revealed that that many dog owners in one Chinese city have been flocking to unlicensed “street vets” to have their dogs’ vocal cords removed.

Find out more about this shocking trend on page 2…