Activists Upset Over Festival in China that Involves Eating Dog

June 20, 2014 by  
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A yearly summer solstice festival in China is about to kick off, but one aspect of the festivities has animal rights activists scrambling to put a stop to the party. That’s because, in addition to liquor and celebration, this particular festival also involves eating dog meat as part of a tradition that started in the 1990s. Last year, at least 10,000 dogs were killed for celebratory feasts, and animal lovers across the globe are calling for an end to the practice, particularly since some claim that dogs used in the feasts are abducted from homes or snatched off of the streets. Read the rest of Activists Upset Over Festival in China that Involves Eating Dog Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal rights activists , animal rights policy , China animal rights , China dog eating , China dog eating festival , Chinese animal rights , Chinese dog eating , Chinese dog eating festival , dog meat , eating dog , Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region dog , Yulin dog eating festival , Yulin festival , Yulin Summer Solstice Dog Meat Festival

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Activists Upset Over Festival in China that Involves Eating Dog

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