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Gov’t Mandates Electronic Prescriptions for Animal Medications

Gov’t Mandates Electronic Prescriptions for Animal Medications

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The future is pet-friendly when it comes to medical prescriptions, as least in South Korea. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced that it will implement a revision to the Veterinary License Act starting Friday. The current regulations in place to prevent the misuse and abuse of [...]

Number of Stray Cats in Seoul Drops as Neutering Project Proves Effective

Number of Stray Cats in Seoul Drops as Neutering Project Proves Effective

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of stray cats in Seoul has declined 54 percent over the past six years. The number of stray cats within city limits is estimated to have dropped 53.6 percent from 250,000 in 2013 to 116,000 last year, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday. The city suggested that [...]