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More Than 25,000 Implore South Korea to Ditch Dog Meat

by Melissa Flower

  Today, we are sending off 25,300 hand-signed, hard copy petitions that we collected from our concerned supporters against the dog meat trade in South Korea to the Korean Consulate in San Francisco. South Korea is the only country in the world that allows dogs to be intensively farmed for human consumption. Millions of dogs […]

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Take Dog Meat Off Tourist Menus

by Melissa Flower

  Each year, millions of dogs are caught up in the brutal and torturous dog meat trade that spans several countries throughout Asia, including South Korea, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia. While each country presents varying challenges in the fight to end the trade, all make the claim of “culture” or “tradition” to continue […]

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Stop India’s Stray Dogs From Becoming Dog Meat

by Melissa Flower

  A state in southern India has proposed to tackle its large stray dog population by killing thousands of them and then profiting by selling their flesh for human consumption in China and South Korea. Edakkttuvayal Gram Panchayat President K R Jayakumar introduced the proposal in Kerala, saying, “In my proposal to counter the menace […]

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8 Million Chinese Citizens Call for the End of Cat and Dog Meat

by Melissa Flower

  Great news! Eight million Chinese citizens have raised their voices against the cruel cat and dog meat trade! Each voted via the Chinese government’s own website in support of proposed legislation calling for a ban of the trade. It is reported to be the largest involvement ever for a public proposal. The tide is […]

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From Agony to Healing

by IDA India

  While the dedicated volunteers of IDA India were catching dogs for its spay/neuter program in the village of Ghanosli recently, they stumbled upon this poor dog in severe pain. The staff from the our main center of Turbhe is trained to keep a sharp look out for any animal in distress as the vans […]

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Canada Takes on Cat and Dog Fur Industry

by Melissa Flower

  It is currently completely legal to buy and sell cat and dog fur in Canada. Consumers still purchasing fur have no idea they are wearing the skin and fur of animals they consider companions. Even those attempting to make compassionate choices by only purchasing faux fur, may also be paying for cruelty. Fur and […]

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“Outside the Box” Proposal to Remove Cats and Dogs from China’s Markets

by Melissa Flower

  During China’s recent legislative meetings in Beijing, delegates from across the country came together to discuss ideas, concerns and make proposals. While the top leaders maintain control and make most decisions “behind closed doors,” many delegates took full advantage of the meetings. One such delegate, Zheng Xiaohe, proposed removing cats, dogs, cat meat and […]