PHOTOS: Dog “Little Ricky,” 2 Cats Saved From Chinese Slaughterhouse, Look for New Homes

A dog rescued from a Chinese slaughterhouse is now looking for a family. Humane Society International saved the pup from being slaughtered in Yulin, China, in May. "Little Ricky" will be available for adoption sometime next week.

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A dog rescued from a Chinese slaughterhouse is now looking for a family. Humane Society International saved the pup from being slaughtered in Yulin, China, in May. "Little Ricky" will be available for adoption sometime next week. Little Ricky, who was saved from a Chinese slaughterhouse in May, has just arrived in the U.S. He will be available for adoption at the Washington Animal Rescue League some time next week. Contact the WARL at 202-726-2556.
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Little Ricky is one of many dogs subjected to the Chinese dog meat trade. The dedication of activists like Ricky Gervais can mean the difference between life and death for helpless animals.
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Little Ricky, who was rescued with along with two cats, Jasmine and Yoyo, was cared for by Chinese activists in the time between his rescue and his trip to the U.S. He'll be met by medical and behavior staff to prepare him for adoption next week.
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Two young locals admire the dogs that were saved in May.
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Humane Society International China Specialist Peter Li rescued several animals from a Yulin slaughterhouse, saving them from certain tragedy.
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