Goyang Deokyang-gu, South Korea, Shut down the illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses, markets and restaurants.

Goyang Deokyang-gu Mayor Kim Un-Yeong

If you want to help fight the grisly South Korean dog and cat meat trade and make a difference in South Korea, here are a few quick actions you can take that could save millions of dogs and cats each year.

In Goyang Deokyang-gu District, there are countless dog farms, slaughterhouses, markets, and restaurants where the dogs, who have been tortured their entire lives, end up being slaughtered in the most inhumane ways, such as by electrocution, hanging, or beating, and then thrown into boiling water – sometimes while they are still alive. In many places, dogs are being killed in full view of other terrified, caged dogs; and this takes place in broad daylight. In addition, many abandoned and stolen former pets end up in this industry and are subject to the same cruelty.

Video: The Dog Meat Professionals: South Korea

Video: Dog Farm in Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. Korea Animal Rights Advocates (KARA).

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Goyang Deokyang-gu’s dog meat demand.

Shown below are two search results on Naver (the most popular search engine in Korea) – the first one was for so-called “Health Centers,” which commonly sell dog elixirs and cat elixirs (also known as dog soju and cat soju), and the second one was for “dog meat restaurants.”

The searches resulted in dozens of 195 Health Food Shops and 171 dog meat restaurants in the vicinity of Goyang Deokyang-gu.

Even if half of these ‘Health’ Centers and restaurants serve dog and cat ‘ingredients’ in one form or another, imagine how many dog/cat slaughterhouses must be in the vicinity of Goyang Deokyang-gu to supply these outlets.

There are laws in South Korea against selling dogs and cats for consumption, yet these laws are blatantly ignored.

Call for Action

Video: Appalling Reality of South Korea’s Illegal Dog Farms (불법 개농장 참혹한 현실 – 제보자들 20200610)

  1. Marie Meyers
    Marie MeyersOctober 19,20

    Please stop this disgusting and barbecic horror to our angels. They are family not food

  2. Jenni Villikka
    Jenni VillikkaOctober 19,20

    Please stop this horror.

  3. Paul E St Pierre
    Paul E St PierreMarch 17,21


  4. Lilia Birleson
    Lilia BirlesonMarch 18,21

    As the Korean Government you should use your Power to stop this cruelty to animals they deserve to be treated with kindness and Respect there lives matter. All around the World people treat Dogs and Cats as there pets at home these Animals bring joy and happiness to families. Prosecute those that are involved in the brutal murder of defenceless animals. What are you teaching your children and future generations to allow this brutality and torture to innocent Animals. Please end this now.

  5. Veronika Meyer-Zietz
    Veronika Meyer-ZietzMarch 18,21

    bitte helfen Sie mit, die grausamen Hundefleischfarmen zu schliessen.

  6. Adeline Wong
    Adeline WongMarch 21,21

    Have filed petition on E-People. Everyone, please do the same. Korean people, please also speak out against this terrible trade.

  7. Marco Salvetti
    Marco SalvettiMay 5,21

    Please, file petition with the South Korean government through e-People online.

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