Team Japan: Take a stand in Pyeongchang 2018 against the dog and cat meat trade!

Countdown to PyeongChang 2018

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PyeongChang, host to the 2018 Winter Olympics – the world will be watching South Korea, which is why this is the perfect time for you take action to support our campaign to end the horrific dog and cat meat trade in South Korea for good!

Team Japan

Let’s ask Team Japan to take a stand and speak out against this shameful trade. You can help by signing and sharing our petition, sending out letters and emails, and raising awareness of this brutal and barbaric practice and calling for an end to the trade by exposing this issue in social media.

Click HERE for the Japanese Olympic Committee Homepage.


National Olympic Committees: Take a stand in Pyeongchang 2018 against the dog and cat meat trade!

Please sign petition, call, write and email the Japanese Olympic Committee TODAY!

To make this easy we’ve included text for your call and emails below.

  • No matter where you live, please SIGN OUR PETITION
  • Email: [email protected]
    Attention: Japanese Supporters. Click HERE to send an online message.
  • Send letter (Use the below-suggested message or petition):

    Japanese Olympic Committee
    Kishi Memorial Hall 1-1-1 Jinnan Shibuya-ku Tokyo 150-8050

    Send a copy of your letter to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Organizing Committee:
    President & CEO Hee-Beom Lee
    PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Organizing Committee
    108-27, Olympic-ro, Daegwallyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
    Postal Code 25347
    South Korea

  • Send a message through Facebook page: Japanese Olympic Committee
    PyeongChang 2018

    Suggested message

    Japanese Olympic Committee: Take a stand in PyeongChang 2018 against the dog and cat meat trade!

    Dear Japanese Olympic Committee:

    PyeongChang, South Korea, set to play host to the world in the 2018 Winter Olympics. An international gathering of elite athletes, sports fans, governments and businesses on such a grand scale is a unique platform for taking a meaningful stand against the widely condemned, barbaric and inhumane dog and cat meat trade in South Korea.

    We know you are busy preparing for this epic sporting event. However, we urge you to spare just a few minutes of your time to watch this video, as fellow people with compassion for animals, whether they are raised for our consumption or as our companions, working partners and guardians, we know you will agree that the current practice and attitude of those involved in this medieval industry is completely unacceptable and abhorrent.

    No living being deserves such a torturous existence. Forced to endure the most extreme deprivation and unimaginable torment from the moment they are born until the day they are brutally slaughtered; dogs (our best friends) are battery farmed – imprisoned in cramped, rusty, raised cages all their lives with no protection from extreme elements. They have no access to water, exercise, or medical care. Their eardrums are often burst to prevent them from barking. Until, often in front of other live dogs, they are electrocuted, hanged, beaten skinned or burnt alive in the ignorant belief that such suffering will improve their taste. Could you imagine this happening to your best friend?

    This industry is by no means small scale, thousands upon thousands of dogs are factory farmed in this way every day, there is no emphasis on even the most basic and cheapest humane farming methods in this operation. This trade has no basis in promoting “culture” or tradition of the Korean people, it is purely driven by greed and the profits that can be made in this severely under-regulated, tax free sector which in itself is highly unsanitary and a severe risk to both human and animal health.

    Please do not look the other way, please do not see this issue as a ‘cultural difference’, we urge you to look at this issue with unbridled compassion and to use whatever means or methods you can to add your voice to the many already calling for change in south Korea. This petition is just a start, we urge you to add your voice to social media and other campaigns. Please use this unique opportunity to help change the lives of so many dogs and cats condemned to a life in the meat trade. If South Korea knows the world is watching and is asking for change, and if South Korea wants to be respected as a nation of conscience, South Koreans need to strengthen their abysmal and outdated animal welfare laws and permanently ban dog and cat consumption. Please help us to bring about this change!

    An online petition calling for your support in ending the horrendous South Korean dog and cat meat cruelty is in progress:
    The favor of your reply is requested.
    Thank you,

    [Your Name & City/Country]

    Suggested message – Japanese

    Japanese Olympic Committee: ピョンチャン 2018を開催するにあたり犬猫の肉取引に反対する明確な態度を打ち出してください!


    貴殿がこの壮大なスポーツの祭典の準備に忙しい事は承知しておりますが、私達と同じように動物への同情心のある人として、数分のお時間をさいていただきこのビデオをご覧頂くことをお願いいたします。 これらの動物が人間の食用のために飼育されていても、またはコンパニオンとして、共に働く仲間や護衛として飼育されているとしても、この時代遅れな産業における動物に対する日常的な行いや扱いは断固として受け入れ難く憎むべきものだという事をご理解いただけると思います。

    苦しめられながら生きる事を望む生き物はいません。 彼らは生まれた瞬間から情け容赦なく屠殺される日まで、極度の餓えと渇きそして、想像も及ばない苦悩に耐えることを強いられます。 犬(我々の親友)は、 自然の猛威から護られることも無く窮屈な錆びた高脚のオリに生涯閉じ込められバタリー飼育されています。 水も与えられず、運動もさせてもらえず、治療も受けさせてもらえません。 吠えないように鼓膜を切り裂かれる事もあります。 仲間の目の前で感電死、首吊り、撲殺、生きたまま皮を剥がれる、生きたまま焼かれる事もあります。 苦しみが肉の味を増すと無知な信念をもっているからです。 これがもし貴殿の親友であったらと想像してみて下さい。

    この産業は決して小規模なものではありません、何千も何万もの犬が毎日このような扱い方をされています。 この産業においては、最も基本的で且つ最もお金のかからない人道的な方法での飼育の欠片さえありません。 この産業は韓国の人々の伝統や文化を促進する礎にはなりません。 過小管理と税金逃れから生み出されるものへの欲と利益に触発された非常に不衛生で人と動物のどちらの健康をもおびやかす産業です。

    どうか目を背けないでください。 この問題を 『文化的な違い』 と捉えずに貴殿の奔放な思いやりを持ち、そして韓国に変わるようにとすでに声を上げている多くの人々と共に何らかの行動を起こすようお願いいたします。

    この署名運動は始まりにすぎません。 ソーシャルメディアや他のキャンペーンでも声を上げていただきたいと思います。 この肉産業で犠牲になっている数知れない犬や猫の生き方を変えるために
    この素晴らしい機会を是非活用して下さい。 世界の人々が韓国の変化を求め注目している事を韓国が承知しており、良心のある国として世界から認められる事を望むのであれば、韓国は時代遅れな動物福祉に関する法律の強化と犬や猫の肉を人間の食用にする事を永久にやめる必要があります。




  • Call: Phone :81 3 3481 2286 Fax :81 3 3481 0977
  • Send a Twitter message!

    Suggested Twitter text

    .@pyeongchang2018 .@iocmedia .@Japan_Olympic Take a stand in Pyeongchang2018 against dog & cat meat cruelty!


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Video: The Dog Meat Professionals: South Korea. The Korea Observer.

  1. Sumiko Kanda
    Sumiko KandaMarch 31,17

    I have no word to express my shock and outrage!!!! There is no way for normal human being to torture innocent defenseless live puppies, dogs, and cats by throwing them in boiling water, strangled to death, beating to death. I boycott ALL KOREAN PRODUCTS and Never travel to dog and cat eating nation until shameful sadistic barbarity is banned and strict animal protection law is established and enforced. Anybody who harm animals need to be punished severely with many years of jail sentence.

  2. nina Clausen
    nina ClausenApril 2,17

    We have to stop this cruel barbaric of dogs and cats now, Pets are not food, they are our best friends, and they giv a lot of help to weak and sick people by their kindness

  3. MS
    MSApril 10,17

    STOP the unconscionable cruelty & horror to animals in the dog & cat meat trade ! — it’s SHAMEFUL! — where’s our rationality & compassion — where’s our empathy — where are our morals — Koreans have a wide array of food available — slaughtering cats & dogs is needless!

  4. Alberto Grassi
    Alberto GrassiApril 14,17

    how is this still posibble we are living in the 21 century what a cruel country against animals those country is insane make this stop the barbarij and cruel way those gors deserve a better life

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