To so many of us dog lovers in the United States, our canine companions are both our best friends and beloved family members. But in other cultures, dogs are sometimes captured, killed, and then consumed. Which not only puts innocent animals at risk, but spreads rabies like crazy.
That’s why, shutting down a dog meat slaughterhouse in Vietnam is such a huge victory for Humane Society International.
Much to our dismay, there is a market for dog meat. Not everyone sees canines as companion animals, but rather, as a means to make a profit. Sadly, dogs go missing all the time in Vietnam, and families are left wondering what happened to their beloved best friends.
Every year, five million dogs are stolen from their family or are snatched from the street to be slaughtered for human consumption. And Vietnam kills more dogs for their meat than any other country