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

Suwon Jangan-gu District Mayor Lee Beom-Seon

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 Suwon, 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.

Video: The Dog Meat Professionals: South Korea

Video: The horrible reality of dog meat farms that you don’t know. KARA (Korea Animal Rights Advocates).

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Suwon’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”.

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”: 40 Dog Meat Restaurants and 116 Health Food Shops in the vicinity of Suwon Jangan-gu District.

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 Suwon Jangan-gu 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. Rosana Trevisan
    Rosana TrevisanNovember 3,20

    SOS

  2. Lilia Birleson
    Lilia BirlesonMarch 22,21

    As the Korean Government you should use your Power to stop this cruelty to animals they deserve to be treated with kindness and Respect there lives matter too. What are you teaching your children and future generations. World wide cats and dogs are domesticated and they bring pleasure to people company and part of people’s families World wide. We are living in the 21st century and this cruelty to animals needs to stop NOW. Prosecute those that are involved in the brutal murder of defenceless animals. As the Korean Government you can END this now. We are now the year 2021. Make this year the year to end this misery and cruelty to helpless Animals. A chance to live a quality of life. They deserve it.

  3. Adeline Wong
    Adeline WongApril 2,21

    South Korea has the Jindo dog, a National Treasure prized for its loyalty and homing instinct. Yet Korea still has this barbaric practice of TORTURE AND EATING OF DOGS ! How can this shameful act be continuing in the 21st century? Korean people, please speak out against this terrible trade.

  4. Marco Salvetti
    Marco SalvettiMay 11,21

    Please, file petition with the South Korean government through e-People online.

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