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China May Ban Dog Meat from Menus

Al Jazeera reports on the proposed ban on eating dog meat: The Chinese government is considering taking meat from pet animals off menus across the country, raising concerns among dog farmers who have relied on the industry for...

Jailed For Eating Dogs – Letters from China

From Letters from China: Four men were sentenced to 30 days imprisonment for slaughtering of dogs for food by a Hong Kong court. Counsel for defendants in mitigation said that it was a question of food culture and the case did not involve torture. The learned magistrate was unimpressed – “then assault is even more […]

Dogs popular on Chinese dinner plates – John Taylor

From The World Today (link): China is the world’s greatest consumer of dog meat, eating as many as 20 million dogs a year. Many die horrible deaths in live animal markets. But in Beijing, Dog restaurateur Wang Qiming says business is good. “There are many who eat dogs. Before, young people didn’t, but now they […]

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