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Celebrating Chinese New Year with Our Favourite Dog Tales

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Updated: 19 February 2018

Happy Chinese New Year! In honour of the new Year of the Dog, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite dog tales from around the world.  

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Ensure your table is groaning with delights this lunar new year. No dog is on the menu, but the canine in your life is sure to appreciate the leftovers.