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

by Web Team

  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 […]


Join Us! Show Up and Raise Your Voice In Protest of China’s Yulin Festival

by Web Team

**Los Angeles, California Residents** Join Us! Show Up and Raise Your Voice In Protest of China’s Yulin Festival China’s Yulin Festival, the annual summer “festival” where celebrations center on eating dog meat, has highlighted the practice of eating dog and cat meat in China. While summer is now behind us, the international outrage sparked by […]

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Boknal Days Are Here Again!

by Stephanie Hillman

  Another Torturous Summer “Festival” is Underway The atrocities of China’s Yulin “festival” are still fresh in our minds as yet another similar “festival” is happening right now! South Korea’s Boknal Days are “festivities” that specifically revolve around eating dogs. During the presumed three hottest days of the summer, this year July 13th, 23rd and […]


A Double Tragedy

by Bob Price

  Last week, the picture of the mysterious unnamed Vietnamese girl seen sobbing and tearful next to the body of a dead dog, cooked, and prepared for sale at one of Vietnam’s open air dog meat markets broke the collective heart of the internet. Now, more details have emerged and the story has somehow become […]


Rabies-Infected Dog Meat Scare

by Paul Seigel

  Health Officials Sound the Alarm about this Illegal Killing Industry in Philippines! The South China Morning Post reported just days ago that at least 13 people in the Philippine city of Zamboango, including nine children, would receive a series of post exposure vaccines after eating rabies-infected dog meat – adding yet another layer of […]


Stop the Consumption of Dogs and Cats in Hawaii

by Web Team

IDA wants to thank Hawaii legislators for nearly passing the bill that would have explicitly prohibited the slaughter or trafficking of dogs or cats for consumption. HSUS Hawaii worked with Hawaiian State Senate Committee Chair, Senator Clayton Hee, who introduced Senate Bill 2026, which was defeated on April 23rd. The bill, which established the offense […]