Angel of Yulin: American Activist Saves 1,000 Dogs from Chinese Festival

Every year, the Yulin Dog Meat Festival slaughters an estimated 10,000 dogs. So far, the Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation has saved 1,000 from this fate.

Every year, the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China faces global criticism with an estimated 10,000 dogs up for torture and slaughter. Marc Ching, founder of the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation, and his network of rescuers, however, have taken up arms against the cause. Arms that hold the animals facing this cruel and inhumane end, arms that carry them toward a future filled with the love they deserve.

Read more about Marc Ching and his amazing work.

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