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look of sadness in their eyes – these are what shock me most when we set foot on these dog meat farms. Knowing that a year ago many of these cages were filled with different dogs, dragged terrified to their death by electrocution and sent to market, is heartbreaking.”
The breeds in the ramshackle cages included Tosa, Jindo, a Pyrenees, golden retriever-crosses, lots of Samoyed and husky mixes, and some Labrador mixes. Closing the farm starts when the HSI team persuades the owner to sign a contract changing the business. Then they have to prepare the dogs so they are legally and medically fit to fly.
HSI rehouses the animals in the UK, USA and Canada. Meanwhile, in Pyeongchang fury rises over attempts to curb the cruel trade. County government official Lee Yong-bae said: “We’ve faced
a lot of complaints Bowl of dog meat
HSI campaigner Lola with a pup found at the farm Team GB’S Christie wins yesterday WORLD record holder Elise Christie gave Team GB a boost yesterday by qualifying for the quarter finals of the short track speed skating in Olympic record time .
The 27-year-old, from Livingston, Scotland, led from start to finish during the 500 metre race in South Korea. She finished in 42.872 seconds but her time was beaten in the next heat. Christie will also compete in the 1000 metres and 1500 metres – in which she is the current world champion. NORTH Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has invited South Korean president Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang in the first meeting between leaders of the two countries in 10 years. Jong-un wants it done “early” – and a Seoul government official said Jae-in had “practically accepted” the invite. US President Donald Trump is unlikely to welcome the news. from restaurant operators that we are threatening their livelihood.”
Most dog meat is made into so-called ‘health boosting’ boshintang soup.
Dogs are sold live at markets and killed for the customers, or killed and sold in joints. Mr Yong-bae said signs advertising dishes such as yeongyangtang (nutrient in shock move soup) or sacheoltang (year-round soup) have been replaced with more neutral ones such as yeomsotang (goat soup) to avoid giving “a bad impression to foreigners” during the Games.
In most countries where the dog meat trade is widespread – China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia – the majority of dogs are stolen from the streets.
South Korea is the only country where dogs are routinely and intensively farmed for human consumption.
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