Sister State Campaign – Chungcheongbuk Province, South Korea – Idaho

Idaho Governor Brad Little: Tell your Sister State, Chungcheongbuk Province, South Korea, that you are opposed to the torture and consumption of dogs and cats.

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.

Chungcheongbuk-do Governor Lee Si-Jong

Chungcheongbuk Province became a Sister State with Idaho in 1986.

In Chungcheongbuk province, 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 subject to the same cruelty.

Illegal dog farm and slaughterhouse in Jeungpyeong, South Korea. 불법 개 사육시설 적발…사체 나뒹둘고, 전기 충격기까지 / KBS 2021.02.03.

Photos: Dog farm and slaughterhouse in Jeungpyeong, South Korea. KBS News, 2/3/2021. 사체 나뒹구는 개 농장…“고통 없애려 전기 도살”?

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Chungcheongbuk Province’s dog meat demand.

Two searches on Naver (the most popular search engine in Korea) – 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” – resulted in hundreds of Health Centers and dog meat restaurants in Chungcheongbuk Province.

Even if half of these ‘Health’ Food Centers and restaurants serve dog and cat ‘ingredients’ in one form or another, imagine how many dog/cat slaughterhouses must be present in the vicinity of Chungcheongbuk Province 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

  1. Anu Sipiläinen
    Anu SipiläinenNovember 16,21

    Miksi teidän täytyy syödä lemmikkejä, olette julmimpia ihmisiä maailmassa. Ei lemmikit ole syötäviä niitä rakastetaan ja pidetään hyvänä! Te olette barbaareja !!!

  2. Judy Greene
    Judy GreeneNovember 16,21

    Anyone doing this to animals or allowing others to do it is heartless! This is inexcusae and MUST END!!

  3. Anneline Bacon
    Anneline BaconNovember 17,21

    Stop this cruel practice of the killing and eating dogs! Please turn away from inflicting such pain and misery on animals!

  4. Eddie Jauck
    Eddie JauckNovember 17,21

    Time to end all the cruelties to animals!

  5. Trevor Peckham-Cooper
    Trevor Peckham-CooperNovember 17,21


  6. Errol Gunn
    Errol GunnNovember 17,21

    This is despicable behaviour from the South Koreans and shows them to be nothing more than savages! To be so cruel to man’s best friend is inexcusable and this MUST STOP NOW!!!

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