Sister City Campaign – Busan, South Korea – Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot: Tell your Sister City, Busan, South Korea, that you are opposed to the torture and consumption of dogs and cats.

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.

Busan became a Sister City with Chicago, Illinois, in 2007.

In Busan, 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: Watchdog is at Busan Gangseo-gu Daejeo massive scale illegal dog farm to shut it down. 9/17/2021

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Busan’s dog meat demand.

Two searches on Naver (the most popular search engine in Korea) – 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” – resulted in hundreds of Health Centers and dog meat restaurants in Busan.

Even if half of these ‘Health’ Food Centers and restaurants serve dog and cat ‘ingredients’ in one form or another, imagine how many dog/cat slaughterhouses must be present in the vicinity of Busan 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

Click HERE for the Previous campaign.

  1. Anu Sipiläinen
    Anu SipiläinenFebruary 9,22

    Olette hirviöitä ja teidät pitäisi kaikki, koiria ja kissoja syövät, paistaa elävältä. Ei lemmikit ole syötävää, lopettakaa heti tuo julmuus

  2. Cora Harder
    Cora HarderFebruary 9,22

    Tens of thousands Europeans boycott all products from South Korea and as tourists we boycott South Korea to as long as the trade and consumption
    of dog and cat meat exists in your SHAME-country

  3. Rosana Trevisan
    Rosana TrevisanFebruary 9,22


  4. Roberta Struthers
    Roberta StruthersFebruary 10,22

    I will never visit South Korea nor buy any products from this country until this barbaric practice ends.

  5. rebecca dejesus
    rebecca dejesusFebruary 11,22

    I will never associate or purchase anything from ANY country that mistreats and tortures our fur friends! your day will come, trust that!

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