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Matt Damon, Kate Mara & Other Celebrities Unite to Stop Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Matt Damon, Kate Mara & Other Celebrities Unite to Stop Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Celebrities are speaking out in an attempt to end the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, where dogs are tortured and killed in China and other South-East Asian countries every year.

Each June, thousands of dogs are stolen, tortured and then slaughtered for consumption for the festival, which has been occurring since 2010.

Celebrities including Matt Damon, Kate Mara, Kristen Bell, Joaquin Phoenix, Sia, Alicia Silverstone and Pamela Anderson have all teamed up with the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation to create a PSA to raise awareness about these horrific events.

“We are here asking you to stop the cruelty. Together we can do this,” Matt says in the video.

Watch the entire PSA below…

Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation PSA
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  • Ichha

    I am glad this is getting so much awareness so that hopefully this outrageous practice will come to an end.

    BUT these celebrities, and everyone else who realizes how awful this is, need to also realize that what they do to those poor dogs is the same thing they do to chickens, cows, pigs and so on in the meat industry.

    Of course what they are doing to these dogs is just heinous, but we cannot put differences between animal cruelty acts from one animal to another. Everyone should learn from these practices, and become educated on what really goes on across the world for the meat industry.

  • Domino

    You said exactly what I was coming here to say. Bravo! 👏

  • sea56

    why they don’t unite against chemtrails that are being sprayed on humans day in day out and Weaponized Cell Towers that are placed now in every town for near future mass slaughter of billions of people so 1% of sick elite can be happier ? awww yes they are part of that elite,,, that is why, they may get safe room in a bunker when all comes down

  • Anna

    Most of those celebrities are vegan except for Matt Damon. “Kate Mara, Kristen Bell, Joaquin Phoenix, Sia, Alicia Silverstone and Pamela Anderson”
    I’m pretty sure all those people listed above are all vegan. Even the guy who started that foundation, Marc Ching turned vegan after seeing those dogs tortured.

  • Ichha

    Thanks for checking this.

    While this is a start, a vegan diet is only a first step. These celebrities probably wear leather shoes, carry leather accessories from high end designers who partake in cruel animal practices for their skins, and most likely wear wool suits and jackets/coats.

    These dogs are also used to make cheap leather accessories for the Chinese market and for shipping to America. Being educated on ALL animal practices before consumption of ANY type is key in such a world where the market goes to any means to make a sale, putting basic ethics aside.