Dog meat trade is quite common in China. For years, Animal rights activists have been fighting to stop the practice but their efforts were in vain. This trade is still popular and the government is not taking steps to outlaw it.
This horrifying photo of a dog who managed to escape from captors after being shot by arrows is a living proof on how brutal the dog meat trade can be.
Qiao Wei, a man from Chengdu, China, spotted the dog in this condition and immediately took it to an animal clinic where it made a miraculous recovery.
Qimin Small Animal Protection, an animal shelter took care of the dog and it is currently on the road to recovery. They did not publish the pictures on Facebook until they were sure that the dog has substantially recovered and they were sure that it will survive.
Immediately, animal lovers around the world wished for the fast recovery of the dog. They expressed how angry they were at the shocking photo but they were glad that the dog was able to survive.