Langley event is to foster animal activism

A local chapter of Animals Asia has an Oct. 11 event about international animal welfare.

A local event will shine a spotlight on animal welfare issues Sunday.

The group Animals Asia is working to end the dog and cat meat trade in Asia, end bear bile farming by rescuing moon bears to AA’s sanctuaries, and raise welfare standards for captive animals.

The event happens at the Tisol pet store on the Langley Bypass and runs noon to 3 p.m.

In addition to Animals Asia Langley, there are groups in countries around the world. The organization also has animal sanctuaries in some countries.

Learn more at www.animalsasia.org.

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