Authorities keen to keep the peace as tensions simmer in Yulin a day before the dog meat festival which now looks sets to start.
As Vietnam once again makes international headlines for animal cruelty – its government must now realise the urgent need for animal welfare legislation.
SANCTUARY STARS: “I’ll miss the bears playing in the sunshine and the most dedicated team I have ever worked with.”
From three little cubs to a sanctuary caring for almost 150 bears – departing Vietnam Bear and Vet Team Director Annemarie looks back over her time with Animals Asia.
As Animals Asia’s Vet Intern, Wang Jing is part of a new wave of young, animal welfare-aware Chinese vets – but it took a T-shirt to start her on the path to a dream job.
The Yulin dog meat festival has become a focal point for animal lovers and media alike in the campaign to end dog meat eating. The festival and the trade can be stopped – here’s how.