24 Jun '18, 1am

Is the Yulin Dog Meat Festival Really Any Different Than What Goes on in the US? #care2

Is the Yulin Dog Meat Festival Really Any Different Than What Goes on in the US? #care2

Editor’s note: This Care2 favorite was originally posted on June 16, 2015. All over the world, people celebrate June 21. That date signifies the summer solstice , or the longest day of the year, with 16 hours of sunlight . While some individuals prefer to celebrate alone, a number of major festivals usher in the first day of summer. One such celebration is gathering quite a bit of attention, but not for anything that has to do with the solstice. Guangxi Zhuang, in southern China, is home to the Yulin Dog Meat Festival. During this time, more than 10,000 dogs and cats are killed, cooked and consumed for this decades-old tradition. The meat provided for the festival includes stray dogs, as well as pets stolen from their families . In addition to the obvious cruelty these dogs experience, many of the strays have diseases that are dangerous to humans who consume the meat. The ...

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