Both friends and enemies were highly surprised today when a posting done by FCI-president Rafael de Santiago showed up on a Facebook page called
For a moment the dog world was relieved. "Yulin", known for the cruel slaughtermethods and the "Yulin Lychee and Dog Meat Festival", put a ban on dog meat.
The Norwegian Kennel Club has politely rejected the so-called "Gold Card". The NKK did so in a letter dated July 13 to the Chinese Kennel Club CKU.
Yulin is by far the better known, but South Korea has its own dog festival: BokNal.
The Dutch Kennel Club (Raad van Beheer) has transferred five thousand euros to the bank account of the foundation of Marc Ching: The Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation.