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Don't For a Minute Excuse Eating Dog Meat As a Cultural Prerogative

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 11.10.2015 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

We'd be wrong to think the vast majority of the people in these countries participate as suppliers or consumers: dog meat is considered something of a delicacy, and is not a staple food for the poor.

Dog Meat: Yulin's Horror... Or Ours?

Wayne Hsiung | Posted 06.17.2015 | Green
Wayne Hsiung

For years, I have been entering farming facilities in the dead of night, rescuing a small handful of animals. The scale of the violence endured by these animals (like Yulin's dogs) is hard to believe. And, yet the slaughter of billions of these animals in US food production (unlike Yulin's dogs) barely registers as a public concern.

Gruesome Yulin Dog Festival Must End! You Have a Voice

Janet Kinosian | Posted 05.13.2016 | Impact
Janet Kinosian

NOTE: Graphic images. The world is full of cruel, barbaric acts and images -- what with ISIS beheading people on video and human traffickers said to ...

Animal Welfare Debate Is Alive and Well in Vietnam

Jill Robinson | Posted 05.04.2016 | Green
Jill Robinson

Coverage in the Vietnamese media makes one thing abundantly clear -- the general public in Vietnam is more engaged in animal welfare than ever before.

57 Canines Rescued From Dog Meat Farm Are Brought To US To Be 'Treasured' In Forever Homes

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.25.2015 | Good News

Dozens of dogs who were destined for a sad fate are now getting a new beginning. Animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI), along wit...

Canines Bred To Be Eaten Are Rescued From Dog Meat Farm, Given New Lives in US

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.08.2015 | Good News

These lucky pups just escaped a sad fate. Twenty-three canines from a dog meat farm outside of Seoul, South Korea, who spent most of their lives i...

People and Other Animals: Eating Dogs and Cats

Ken White | Posted 02.02.2015 | San Francisco
Ken White

Surprising to me and I assume to most of us, the practice of eating dog and cat meat is legal and at least marginally accepted in Switzerland. Some Swiss citizens aim to ban that.

This Puppy Was Rescued From A Dog Meat Festival -- Then Found The Best New Home

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green

Just a few weeks ago, Scout the fluffy pup was saved from being killed and eaten when he was bought from a vendor at an annual dog meat festival held ...

Dog Meat Festival Goes On As Planned Despite Widespread Protest

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.20.2013 | Green

Despite widespread outrage, a dog meat festival in China will be going ahead as planned this week. The festival, which kicks off on Friday, is an ...

Disturbing Images Give A Glimpse Into Chinese Dog Meat Industry

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.27.2012 | Green

While many people regularly consume farm animals such as cows, chickens and pigs, the reaction by many to these graphic photos of a dog meat market su...

When One Man's Pet Is Another Man's Dinner

Jamie Schler | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home
Jamie Schler

The recent to-do about President Obama dining on dog meat when a child in Indonesia, as if he had been gobbling down Fido the neighbor's pet, struck me as unenlightened and ludicrous.

South Korean Dog Meat Festival Shelved After Protests

Posted 08.28.2011 | World

Dog may be a staple ingredient in various Asian cuisines, but that wasn't enough to silence South Korean animal rights activists, whose repeated prote...

Exotic Food You May Want to Pass On

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
TravelSort

Are you an adventurous eater? Good. Up for trying some Thai or Cambodian specialties? Great. Now how about some fried water bug or rat? Hmmm, may need to rethink that spirit of adventure.

The Asian Dog Meat Trade

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Patrick Winn, GlobalPost TA RAE, Thailand -- Behind this dirt-floor stall, beyond the tables splayed with ropes of jerky, a butcher prepares the...

Dog Meat Banned in Beijing During Games

Danwei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Chinese blogger called Han Yue has posted a notice that purports to be from the Beijing City Government Food Safety Office (北京市政府食品安...