10,000–15,000 dogs are consumed at festival

The Lychee and Dog Meat Festival, commonly referred to as Yulin Dog Meat Festival, is an annual celebration held in Yulin, Guangxi, China, during the summer solstice in which festival goers eat dog meat and lychees (subtropical fruit tree native to the Guangdong and Fujian provinces of China.)

The festival spans about ten days during which it is estimated that 10,000–15,000 dogs are consumed.