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China's Dog Meat Festivals Slowly Losing Popularity

Eating dog meat and drinking lychee liquor to celebrate the arrival of summer on the summer solstice has been a longtime tradition in Yulin, a city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.   Started in the 1990s, the tradition has now evolved into an annual dog meat festival, one of the largest such festivals in China. According to the China Daily, upon the arrival of another summer solstice on Monday, over 10,000 dogs will be killed to supply the festival, just as...

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