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South Korean Dog Meat Industry Under Scrutiny as Animal Advocates Call for Boycott of Asian Games

Offbeat  (tags: animals, cruelty, dogs, Asia, environment, protection )

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Amid a long list of various petitions and campaigns circulating addressing the consumption of dogs, and cats to a much lesser degree in South Korea, about 500 Korean Dog Meat Association members rallied Sept. 24 to demand the government legalize the

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Nyack Clancy (540)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:32 am
Noted- thanks

Eve L. (56)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:47 am
Noted and disgusted... Poor sweet dogs and cats.

Rhonda Maness (580)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 1:16 pm

. (0)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 2:40 pm
The Koreas and Thailand are the worst offenders of this practice.
With our ties to S.Korea, it's pathetic that nothing has ever been attempted to stop this.

paula eaton (30)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 3:09 pm
I am disgusted by these humans. There are not enough words to describe my feelings. The photo says it all.

Christine Stewart (133)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 5:12 pm
Terrifying that there are at least 500 of those bastards raising dogs and cats for meat! And ignorant people continue to piss me off when they say it is no difference to eat a dog/cat or a cow/ chicken. Dogs and cats are intentionally and purposefully made to suffer before they are killed! Cattle and goats don't have a walk in the park either, but they are not beaten to death.

Tal H. (10)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 5:53 pm
I have been living in S.Korea for almost 2 years....while i believe that people eat different foods in different countries and most people have no leg to stand on (Hindu's believe cows are sacred and that doesnt stop most people from eating beef)....but the dog issue here goes beyond "dogs are pets". They burn dogs alive or beat them to death cos they believe it enhances the taste and gives men virility. It's absolute crap. But the focus should not just be on dogs....unlike the back home in South Africa where cattle has large land to graze on, here land is utilised for rice patty fields etc while cows and chickens and pigs are stuffed into tiny pens. It's all a disgrace!

EcoWorrier M I A MoonWalk Again (947)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:04 pm
Oh this is truely horrible and sad, poor souls. Hope one day they will all be born free and live free.

Leslene Dunn (78)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 11:42 pm
My god, what a wicked, filthy, horrendous nation, please God, rescue these precious animals and drop a bomb on these monsters.

VĂ©ronique L. (209)
Friday October 5, 2012, 2:18 am
Oh my God, this is appalling!

Danuta Watola (1243)
Friday October 5, 2012, 2:39 am

Carol H. (229)
Friday October 5, 2012, 5:29 am

Joy Wong (88)
Friday October 5, 2012, 5:43 am

Gloria picchetti (305)
Friday October 5, 2012, 7:16 am
Domestic animals & people are not food.

Marlene Dinkins (268)
Friday October 5, 2012, 9:51 am
noted but htis nation is really horrendouse!!!!! OMG!!!! i just can not takeit!!!!! my heart goes with htis animals!!!! why htis have to happened??????

. (0)
Friday October 5, 2012, 3:47 pm
this is the only way to hurt them. Public knowledge about their barbaric actions. Annj
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