Something Devastating To Share; Golden Retriever And Samoyed Ended Up As Delicacy During…

First of all, I am a dog person so don't come argue with me about chicken and pigs. I know, pigs are intelligent creatures too but that is not the point of this entry so let's just keep it at that. What I am going to share here is this annual dog meat festival at Yulin, Guanxi. I am appalled to learn that there is actually a festival dedicated to my favorite animal although it's for the wrong reason! Apparently, the locals organised this festival to mark the summer solstice, in the southern Guangxi province, filled with revellers who feast on the meat with lychee wine. Animal rights activists estimated that over 10,000 dogs will be consumed during the one-day festival. Despite protests, Government officials said that they could not close the festival as it was organised by locals, and not the government. There is no law that prohibits the consumption of dog meat in China. ...

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