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One Ton of Rotten Meat, Including Dog and Cat Meat Intercepted in Vietnam

by Melissa Flower

One Ton of Rotten Meat, Including Dog and Cat Meat Intercepted in Vietnam A tour bus transporting one ton of rotting flesh was intercepted last week in Vietnam. Along with various animal organs were the bodies of many cats and dogs, five to six crammed into each container. When questioned, the bus driver informed authorities […]

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Chinese Millionaire Loses Dog, Begins Fight to Save China’s Dogs

by Melissa Flower

  When his own dog went missing, Wang Yan searched and searched, hoping to be reunited with his beloved companion. In the U.S., such a search would take us to various animal shelters. In China, Yan faced the horrifying reality that his dog may have been taken to be eaten. He went to the local […]

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5 People Die After Eating a Dog in Cambodia

by Web Team

  Five people are dead and more than thirty hospitalized after eating dog meat in Cambodia’s Kratie province. According to reports, a neighborhood dog died of “mysterious” causes. Chea Rath, a 76-year-old man in the same village, then purchased the dog from his neighbor and proceeded to serve the dog meat as barbecue for friends […]

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Dog Meat Warning: Four Dead, Thirty Hospitalized

by Haley Anderson

  MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Haley Anderson, haley@idausa.org, 415-448-0048 or 425-409-3591 Dog Meat Warning: Four Dead, Thirty Hospitalized Cambodia (December 8, 2015) – In Defense of Animals has issued a warning after four people are reported dead and more than 30 hospitalized after eating toxic dog meat in Cambodia. It is unclear whether […]

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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 […]

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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 […]