Shanghai, China: Over twenty breeds banned

Lower fees encourage owners to register dogs

China Daily, 10:34, May 17, 2011

[…] Breeds, such as Rottweiler, German Shepherds and several types of mastiffs and bulldogs are also banned under the new regulation.

A police post on the Internet reads: “Any of these fierce dogs kept by private households will be taken away”.[…]

Full article retrieved 5/17/11 from

Here is the police post from the Internet, roughly translated by Google translate, that names the specific breeds banned:

Individuals on the city banned dog breeding directory potent Notice
To protect the public safety, and prevent loss of control caused by sudden strong dogs cause casualties, according to “Regulations of Shanghai Dog” (February 23, 2011, Shanghai People’s Congress Standing Committee of the thirteenth section 25 meeting), the prohibition of individual breeding dogs with the relevant provisions of potent, the Shanghai Public Security Bureau, Shanghai Municipal Agricultural Commission, the Urban Pet Industry Association study determined the “Shanghai potent against people keeping dogs directory”, is hereby published as follows :
Potent against individuals raising dogs in Shanghai directory:
1, the Tibetan Mastiff (Tibetan Mastiff), Mastiff (Mastiff), Rottweiler (Rottweiler), Italy twisted Boli Dayton (Neopolitan Mastiff, Italian Mastiff alias Napoleon Mastiff), Bordeaux Mastiff (Dogue de Bordeaux, French Mastiff alias), Bull Mastiff (Bull Mastiff), the Spanish Mastiff (Spanish Mastiff), Caucasian dogs (Caucasian Vcharka), Pyrenean Mastiff (Pyrenean Mastiff), Brazil Rockefeller (Fila Braziliero , alias the Brazilian Mastiff Brazilian Mastiff), Dogo Argentina Mastiff (Argentinean Dogo Mastiff), 丹麦布罗荷 horse mastiff (Danish Broholmer) and other Mastiff Mastiff descent, and hybridization with dogs;
2, France Dog (Beauceron Wolfdog), Kunming Dog (Kunming wolfdog, alias China Dog), German Shepherd Dog (German Shepherd Dog) Dog and a Dog descent such as hybrid dogs;
3, the British Bulldog (English Bulldog), the old British Bulldog (Old English Bulldog), American Bulldogs (American Bulldog), Tosa (Japanese Tosa), Bull Terrier (Bull Terrier), Germany, Doberman (German Doberman ) and other dogs and has the potent hybrid dog breed ancestry.
Violation of the provisions pursuant to article XII of the individual dog breeding potent, the public security departments accept dogs.

The police post can be read in its original Chinese here:


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