It’s time to put a stop: Yulin Dog Meat Festival on 21 June 2014
Yulin Summer Solstice Dog Meat Festival is an annual festival that is held in Yulin, Guangxi, China. Dog meat is considered a nutritious food in winter, and in Yulin, it has been instilled as a tradition to have dog meat in this annual event to celebrate. Dog meat is said to be able to improve certain illnesses – some doctors in China even prescribe dog meats to improve circulation of blood.
Writer: Leong Chee Sheng