Ansan, South Korea, Shut down the illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses and markets.

Ansan Mayor Yoon Hwa-Seop

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 Ansan, there are countless dog farms, slaughterhouses, markets and restaurants where the dogs, who are 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 subjected to the same cruelty.

Video: The Dog Meat Professionals: South Korea

Video: Seongnam Moran Dog Meat Market. CARE.

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Ansan’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 Food Shops” 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: 210 Health Food Shops; and 135 restaurants in the vicinity of Ansan.

Even if half of these ‘Health’ Food Shops and restaurants serve dog and cat ‘ingredients’ in one form or another, just imagine how many dog/cat slaughterhouses must be present in the vicinity of Ansan in order to supply all of these outlets.

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

Call for Action

  1. durdux
    durduxSeptember 10,18

    Vraiment écoeurant

  2. Cristina Hansson
    Cristina HanssonSeptember 15,18

    Dear animal lover. You make a fantastic work to save animals from horrible death.
    Sometimes i do t know were to sign. Please make a button to klick on. I want so to help, But i dont understand what i chould do.
    Tanks again for your big heart.

  3. Phil Mitchell
    Phil MitchellApril 20,19

    This barbaric trade must be stopped. This is the 21st century not the 15th

  4. Margie Hancock
    Margie HancockApril 20,19

    Killing dogs and cats for food is evil!

  5. silviana Consalvi
    silviana ConsalviMay 17,19

    You are not human, stop this massacre

  6. Dean Francois
    Dean FrancoisJanuary 3,21

    For thousands of years man has bred dogs to be man’s loyal companion. What kind of barbaric ignorant people would do this to them? I or my family will not purchase anything made in South Korea or China as in Kia, Hyundai, LG, Samsung and others as long as dogs are treated in this way. If it’s made in an evil backward dog eating country don’t buy it. There are plenty of other more civilized nations.

  7. Dana Orságová
    Dana OrságováJanuary 4,21

    please help and save all these dogs and cats! Stop further suffering, torture and killing! please help!

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