As dog ownership in China skyrockets, with 62 million now kept as pets, pressure grows to end consumption of the animals
Owning a dog is particularly popular among newly wealthy millennials, who sometimes view owning a pet as a way to flaunt wealth or make a fashion statement. Millions of Chinese are now joining international activists in advocating that Shanghai should not host the 2019 World Dog Show unless the city of Yulin closes down its annual festival celebrating dog meat.
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