China’s dog meat festival appalls animal-lovers

Posted By Staff

Date: April 5th, 2016

Category: Animals, food, Nutty News

eating dogBEIJING - Animal rights activists are seeking to shut down an annual summer dog meat festival in southern China blamed for harming the country’s international reputation as well as fueling extreme cruelty to canines and unhygienic food handling practices.

Activists from a coalition of groups said Monday that they will continue press for the festival to be banned as well as legislation outlawing the slaughtering of dogs and cats and the consumption of their meat.

While an estimated 10 million-20 million dogs are killed for their meat each year in China, the June 20 event in the city of Yulin has come to symbolize the cruelty and lack of hygiene associated with the largely unregulated industry.  More

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3 Responses to “China’s dog meat festival appalls animal-lovers”

  1. Prophet Says:

    The Chinese are freaking savages and this just further proves it.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    I’ve never cooked and eaten a dog, but only because I haven’t been that hungry. Yet.

  3. JULES Says:


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