When the “Celebration” Ends, the Torture Continues

by Web Team

  Various festivals in Asia prompt an increase in the number of dogs eaten. Sadly, when such “celebrations” end, the torture continues. In South Korea, approximately two million dogs are currently condemned to dog meat farms. They are born into filth, living in barren metal cages and in their own feces. Their paws never touch […]


Help Us End Bok Nal Days

by Web Team

  Bok Nal or “Dog Days” festivals are held every year in South Korea. These festivals are part of the ritual of dog meat consumption which, among an older generation of consumers, is thought to magically promote health and vitality during the hot summer months. With your help and support, In Defense of Animals is […]


Philippines to launch a nationwide plan to end the dog meat industry!

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  The Philippines’ Department of Agriculture announced that it will move toward ending the “trade of dogs for human consumption” with a new nationwide action plan. The plan involves a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations and includes policy, education and enforcement elements. It is definitely good news and a sign that the tide is […]


From Dog Meat Farm to Loving Homes

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  When one farmer agreed to shut down his dog meat farm, 103 dogs’ lives were spared. Hundreds more were also spared considering that the cages will now be torn down, never to hold another dog again. Unfortunately, the myth that there are two types of dogs – “meat dogs” and “pet dogs” – still […]