Seoul Jungnang-gu, South Korea, Shut down the illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses, markets and restaurants.

Seoul Jungnang-gu Mayor Ryu Gyeong-Gi

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 Seoul Jungnang-gu, there are countless markets and restaurants, where there are dogs suffering, they are tortured their entire lives and 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, the meat is then sold to consumers. Many of these dogs are abandoned and stolen former pets, and they end up in the dog meat industry, these dogs are subjected to the same cruelty.

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A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Seoul Jungnang-gu’s dog meat demand.

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”: 87 Health Food Shops; and 55 dog meat restaurants in the vicinity of Seoul Jungnang-gu.

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 Seoul Jungnang-gu 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

Video: Appalling Reality of South Korea’s Illegal Dog Farms (불법 개농장 참혹한 현실 – 제보자들 20200610)

  1. Debbie Nemtean
    Debbie NemteanFebruary 18,19

    Do the right thing !! Learn to be empathetic and kind to all.

  2. Dana Orságová
    Dana OrságováFebruary 21,19


  3. Pamela
    PamelaSeptember 11,20

    Please STOP this horrific practice!

  4. Veronika Meyer-Zietz
    Veronika Meyer-ZietzSeptember 12,20

    dogs are our best friends. Stop dogfarms, stop torture.

  5. Sandra Swinnen
    Sandra SwinnenSeptember 12,20

    Please STOP!

  6. Carolina
    CarolinaSeptember 14,20

    this is so unhealthy and cruel take viagra and leave this animals alone send them to sanctuaries!!!!

  7. Kateřina Orságová
    Kateřina OrságováSeptember 19,20


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