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  • Premium pet care booms in China
  • Premium pet care booms in China
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Premium pet care booms in China

Regular health checks and acupuncture, gourmet food, premium hair dye, and miniature jewel-encrusted garments. These are the luxuries that the beloved pets of China’s middle class have grown accustomed to, and their doting owners are spending billions on their upkeep.

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