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Team USA: Take a stand in Pyeongchang 2018 against the dog and cat meat trade!

Countdown to PyeongChang 2018

PyeongChang, host to the 2018 Winter Olympics - the world will be watching South Korea, which is why this is the perfect time for you take action to support our campaign to end the horrific dog and cat meat trade in South Korea for good!

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Let's ask Team USA to take a stand and speak out against this shameful trade. You can help by signing and sharing our petition, sending out letters and emails, and raising awareness of this brutal and barbaric practice and calling for an end to the trade by exposing this issue in social media.

Click HERE for the Team USA Homepage.

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National Olympic Committees: Take a stand in Pyeongchang 2018 against the dog and cat meat trade!

Please sign petition, call, write and email the US Olympic Committee TODAY!

To make this easy we’ve included text for your call and emails below.

  • No matter where you live, please SIGN OUR PETITION
  • Send Email:
    communications@usoc.org; customerservice@donorsupportusoc.org;
  • Send letter (Use below suggested message or petition):

    United States Olympic Committee
    One Olympic Plaza
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    USA

    Send a copy of your letter to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Organizing Committee:
    President & CEO Hee-Beom Lee
    PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Organizing Committee
    108-27, Olympic-ro, Daegwallyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
    Postal Code 25347
    South Korea

  • Send a message through Facebook page: Team USA
    PyeongChang 2018

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    United States Olympic Committees: Take a stand in PyeongChang 2018 against the dog and cat meat trade!

    Dear United States Olympic Committees:

    PyeongChang, South Korea, set to play host to the world in the 2018 Winter Olympics. An international gathering of elite athletes, sports fans, governments and businesses on such a grand scale is a unique platform for taking a meaningful stand against the widely condemned, barbaric and inhumane dog and cat meat trade in South Korea.

    We know you are busy preparing for this epic sporting event. However, we urge you to spare just a few minutes of your time to watch this video, as fellow people with compassion for animals, whether they are raised for our consumption or as our companions, working partners and guardians, we know you will agree that the current practice and attitude of those involved in this medieval industry is completely unacceptable and abhorrent. http://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q https://youtu.be/9SKVdNrfIZo

    No living being deserves such a torturous existence. Forced to endure the most extreme deprivation and unimaginable torment from the moment they are born until the day they are brutally slaughtered; dogs (our best friends) are battery farmed - imprisoned in cramped, rusty, raised cages all their lives with no protection from extreme elements. They have no access to water, exercise, or medical care. Their eardrums are often burst to prevent them from barking. Until, often in front of other live dogs, they are electrocuted, hanged, beaten skinned or burnt alive in the ignorant belief that such suffering will improve their taste. Could you imagine this happening to your best friend?

    This industry is by no means small scale, thousands upon thousands of dogs are factory farmed in this way every day, there is no emphasis on even the most basic and cheapest humane farming methods in this operation. This trade has no basis in promoting "culture" or tradition of the Korean people, it is purely driven by greed and the profits that can be made in this severely under-regulated, tax free sector which in itself is highly unsanitary and a severe risk to both human and animal health.

    Please do not look the other way, please do not see this issue as a 'cultural difference', we urge you to look at this issue with unbridled compassion and to use whatever means or methods you can to add your voice to the many already calling for change in south Korea. This petition is just a start, we urge you to add your voice to social media and other campaigns. Please use this unique opportunity to help change the lives of so many dogs and cats condemned to a life in the meat trade. If South Korea knows the world is watching and is asking for change, and if South Korea wants to be respected as a nation of conscience, South Koreans need to strengthen their abysmal and outdated animal welfare laws and permanently ban dog and cat consumption. Please help us to bring about this change!

    An online petition calling for your support in ending the horrendous South Korean dog and cat meat cruelty is in progress: https://www.change.org/p/united-states-olympic-committee-united-states-olympic-committee-take-a-stand-in-pyeongchang2018-against-the-dogmeat-trade
    The favor of your reply is requested.
    Thank you,

    [Your Name & City/Country]

  • Call: 1 (888) 222-2313, (719) 632-5551
  • Send a Twitter message!

    Suggested Twitter text

    .@pyeongchang2018 .@iocmedia .@NBCOlympics .@TeamUSA Take a stand in Pyeongchang2018 against dog & cat meat cruelty! https://goo.gl/k84vpp

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Video: The Dog Meat Professionals: South Korea. The Korea Observer.

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  1. RICHERE DEZIEL
    RICHERE DEZIELMarch 27,17

    Stop the torture, stop the cruelty, shame on Korea ! Boycott Korea !

  2. Doris
    DorisMarch 30,17

    Do Knight ·
    STOP BUYING PRODUCTS from these countries!!!! Stop supporting these countries! Most important…..stop supporting the greedy American companies that do business with these countries. Stop buying “fast” clothes too!
    This behavior against domestic animals should not allowed in any part of the world. China, Taiwan, Korea, Africa etc.
    Look at your dog food and treats….chances are they are from the very countries that are doing this.
    They torture, bash, skin, boil ,burn, bleed out, and hang dogs alive without any feeling or wrong doing.
    Really? In 2017 this is still allowed. Still going on? Shame on their government, leaders and people.
    You are shameful to your countries.
    Dont you hear the cries?????

  3. ana antunes
    ana antunesMarch 30,17

    Dear United States Olympic Committees:

    PyeongChang, South Korea, set to play host to the world in the 2018 Winter Olympics. An international gathering of elite athletes, sports fans, governments and businesses on such a grand scale is a unique platform for taking a meaningful stand against the widely condemned, barbaric and inhumane dog and cat meat trade in South Korea.

    We know you are busy preparing for this epic sporting event. However, we urge you to spare just a few minutes of your time to watch this video, as fellow people with compassion for animals, whether they are raised for our consumption or as our companions, working partners and guardians, we know you will agree that the current practice and attitude of those involved in this medieval industry is completely unacceptable and abhorrent. http://youtu.be/3uR8R8Mu70Q https://youtu.be/9SKVdNrfIZo

    No living being deserves such a torturous existence. Forced to endure the most extreme deprivation and unimaginable torment from the moment they are born until the day they are brutally slaughtered; dogs (our best friends) are battery farmed – imprisoned in cramped, rusty, raised cages all their lives with no protection from extreme elements. They have no access to water, exercise, or medical care. Their eardrums are often burst to prevent them from barking. Until, often in front of other live dogs, they are electrocuted, hanged, beaten skinned or burnt alive in the ignorant belief that such suffering will improve their taste. Could you imagine this happening to your best friend?

    This industry is by no means small scale, thousands upon thousands of dogs are factory farmed in this way every day, there is no emphasis on even the most basic and cheapest humane farming methods in this operation. This trade has no basis in promoting “culture” or tradition of the Korean people, it is purely driven by greed and the profits that can be made in this severely under-regulated, tax free sector which in itself is highly unsanitary and a severe risk to both human and animal health.

    Please do not look the other way, please do not see this issue as a ‘cultural difference’, we urge you to look at this issue with unbridled compassion and to use whatever means or methods you can to add your voice to the many already calling for change in south Korea. This petition is just a start, we urge you to add your voice to social media and other campaigns. Please use this unique opportunity to help change the lives of so many dogs and cats condemned to a life in the meat trade. If South Korea knows the world is watching and is asking for change, and if South Korea wants to be respected as a nation of conscience, South Koreans need to strengthen their abysmal and outdated animal welfare laws and permanently ban dog and cat consumption. Please help us to bring about this change!

    An online petition calling for your support in ending the horrendous South Korean dog and cat meat cruelty is in progress: https://www.change.org/p/united-states-olympic-committee-united-states-olympic-committee-take-a-stand-in-pyeongchang2018-against-the-dogmeat-trade
    The favor of your reply is requested.
    Thank you,

    • admin
      adminMarch 30,17

      Dear Ana, please send the letter to the United States Olympic Committees. Posting it here doesn’t help. Thank you for caring!

  4. Catherine Messenger
    Catherine MessengerMay 3,17

    Horrible how in the world could a human do this to a helpless dog or cat it’s unexexable

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