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Campaigners upset over Romania's stray dogs

Government's new plan to cut number of street dogs has infuriated animal rights campaigners.

Last updated: 23 Nov 2013 20:27
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They may be man's best friend, but in Romania stray dogs are also a serious problem. Around 65,000 strays live on the streets of Bucharest and attacks are common.

But a new plan to cut their numbers has infuriated animal rights campaigners.

Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from Bucharest.

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