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Animal Rights Activists Target China Dog Meat Festival

Animal rights activists have stepped up efforts to stop an annual dog meat festival in China, started six years ago in the southwestern city of Yulin to draw tourists to the poor and rural Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.  Thousands of dogs and cats are brutally killed during the festival, and then served at local restaurants according to Layla Wen, a special projects coordinator for PETA Asia.  “I think the thought of killing, cooking and eating dogs is abhorrent to most of...

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