Daejeon Dong-gu’s response to our e-People petition

Application No.: 1AA-2010-0474071
Application Date: 2020-10-18
Daejeon Dong-gu, South Korea, Shut down the illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses and markets.
대한민국 대전광역시 동구는 불법 개농장, 도축장, 시장, 보신탕집을 폐쇄하라!!!

📌 Please note: The South Korean government continues to deceive us with lies and excuses. Click HERE to learn more.

Civil Petition Results
organization in charge 대전광역시
staff in charge 황서영
contact 042-251-4647
processing date 2020-10-21
result (Korean)
1. This is a response to your petition titled ‘Dong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea, Shut down the illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses, markets and restaurants.
2. The current Livestock Hygiene Control Act of Korea defines the livestock that must be slaughtered in accordance with the law. However, as dogs are not included in such livestock specified in the law, imposition of legal restrictions against the dos slaughter process is currently not available. However, in a response to the public request on banning dog meat, the Korean government and the National Assembly are making multi-faceted efforts, such as the amendment of the relevant law and policy-making. The Dong-gu, Daejeon Metropolitan City government assures you that it would fully cooperate in eradicating dog meat consumption when the national dog meat prohibition law is enacted in the future.
3. In addition, Dong-gu, Daejeon Metropolitan City is implementing various policies to protect animals and improve their welfare. And we will continue to make efforts to create a city where both humans and animals live happily. The city government promises you that it will continue to pursue better policies to protect animals going forward. Thank you very much for your kind interests in our animal protection measures.
4. We hope that our answer could relieve your anxiety about dogs, and if you have further inquiries about Incheon’s animal protection policies, please contect the Animal Protection Team(042-251-4647) of Dong-gu, Daejeon Metropolitan City. Thank you. end.

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