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5 Facts About the Yulin Dog Meat Festival #care2

On the summer solstice June 21, the Yulin Dog Meat Festival will yet again get underway in China. Here are some important things to know about this cruel “celebration.” 1. It is not an old tradition. Known formally as the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival, this 10-day event in Yulin does not date back hundreds of years and has no cultural value. It began in 2010 as a marketing ploy for dog meat vendors to increase sales at the beginning of summer. Elsewhere in China, dog meat is usually eaten in the winter because it is believed to be warming by stimulating internal heat, according to Amy Lin in the New York Times . The festival promotes the meat as bringing good luck and health. 2. Over 10,000 dogs have been killed during the festival every year. Many of the dogs (and cats) killed during the festival are stolen pets – some still wearing their collars, reports Humane Society In...

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