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

Dongducheon Mayor Choi Yong-Deok

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 Dongducheon, 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.

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A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Dongducheon’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: 33 Health Food Shops; and 21 dog meat restaurants in the vicinity of Dongducheon.

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 Dongducheon 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. Shirley Brown
    Shirley BrownJanuary 4,19

    Stop this uncivilised cruelty.let the world see . Get educated

    • Ranay Peck
      Ranay PeckMarch 13,19

      Ranay Peck
      This is barbaric and needs to stop. We will no longer travel to your country on vacation unless this stops.

  2. Lisa Larsen
    Lisa LarsenJanuary 6,19


  3. Debra M. Prisk
    Debra M. PriskJanuary 8,19

    Stop eating dogs and cats. Boycott Korea until you stop.

  4. Elke Hl.
    Elke Hl.January 8,19

    emailed and tweeted and petition signed. Please let it finally succeed to end the horrible slaughter of the innocent dogs and cats !!!!! Why does not the president do anything !!?!? !!?! Too bad. It would have worked, if he really enforced the ban despite the other ministers !!!!!

  5. karen mango
    karen mangoJanuary 10,19

    This is illegal and unsanitary. There are no magical powers in dog meat. anything for money.

  6. silviana Consalvi
    silviana ConsalviMay 17,19

    Stop eating dogs and cats. Boycott Korea until you stop this massacre

  7. Sirpa Nyqvist
    Sirpa NyqvistJune 30,20

    Stop handle animals like cannibals. You are bad people. I will boycott Korea until you stop massacre.

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