In China, some people eat dogs; others have them as pets. Now an upcoming dog show is causing controversy


Every year, locals in Yulin, a city in southwestern China, skin dogs alive, then season, cook and consume them alongside lychees and grain alcohol.

Three years from now, in Shanghai — 1,100 miles to the northeast — world-class dog breeders will converge to show their greyhounds, Great Danes and...

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