Nina Jackel

Selling Dog and Cat Meat Is Still Legal in Most of U.S. - but a Federal Ban Could Soon Be in Place

When images of the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China hit the internet in 2013, there was no closing the Pandora’s box. Shock, anger and outrage at the brutality inflicted on what most Westerners view as humans’ best friends spurred millions around the world to sign petitions, write letters and share widely on social media in desperate attempts to do something about the horror.

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