As the annual Yulin dog meat festival approaches, so does the annual backlash from China's dog-lovers. It's estimated that 10,000 dogs will be slaughtered this year, and activists are doing everything they can to inspire a ban on 'chowing on Chow Chow' - some for the narrow-minded reason of "I like them so obviously it's morally wrong" (but it's okay to eat other more endangered species), and smarter activists because the festival is suspected of sourcing kidnapped pets and diseased strays.
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