Truck carrying 386 dogs stopped on way to banned China ‘dog meat festival’

Hundreds of dogs were rescued from a truck in Shaanxi, China, that was transporting them to a "dog meat festival," activists have said.

Footage distributed by the animal protection group China Animal Protection Power shows a large number of dogs in cages being transported in a red truck.

The Humane Society International said that the truck was intercepted and that the driver failed to prove that he had acquired and was transporting the dogs legally.

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