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

Seoul Dongdaemun-gu Mayor Yoo Deok-Yeol

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 Dongdaemun-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.

Video: The Dog Meat Professionals: South Korea

Video: ‘Street of Horror’ Dog slaughterhouses in the heart of Seoul

Seoul Gyeongdong Dog Meat Market

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Seoul Dongdaemun-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 Centers,” 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”: 184 Health Food Shops and 88 dog meat restaurants in the vicinity of Seoul Dongdaemun-gu.

Even if half of these ‘Health’ Centers and restaurants serve dog and cat ‘ingredients’ in one form or another, imagine how many dog/cat slaughterhouses must be in the vicinity of Seoul Dongdaemun-gu to supply 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. rita de waele
    rita de waeleFebruary 16,19

    stop de slachtingen op dieren

    • Anette Andersson
      Anette AnderssonFebruary 17,19

      Stoppa detta barbariska djurplågeri nu vad är det för människor som njuter av att plåga och döda. Hur kan detta få fortsätta utan konsekvenser . Jag själv kommer göra allt för att inte handla produkter eller åka till ert hjärtlösa land. Ta ert ansvar och upphör med detta nu.

  2. Eva Anderson-Hanhineva
    Eva Anderson-HanhinevaFebruary 18,19

    Do not understand how you dare make these animals bad, they are God’s creation, are you not afraid that you will be punished

  3. Kevin bazua
    Kevin bazuaFebruary 18,19

    Please stop

  4. Kevin bazua
    Kevin bazuaFebruary 18,19

    Please stop

  5. Dana Orságová
    Dana OrságováFebruary 21,19


  6. Pamela
    PamelaSeptember 11,20

    Please STOP this horrific practice!

  7. Sandra Swinnen
    Sandra SwinnenSeptember 12,20

    Please STOP !

  8. Kateřina Orságová
    Kateřina OrságováSeptember 19,20


  9. Adeline Wong
    Adeline WongFebruary 28,21

    Filed petition on E-People.

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