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Simon Cowell Meets a Dog He Rescued From a Meat Farm

Simon Cowell Meets a Dog He Rescued From a Meat Farm

Simon Cowell was recently reunited with a dog he helped rescue from a dog meat farm. Last year, the plant-based TV personality made a £25,000 donation to help shut down a South Korean dog meat...

Cambodian Tourist Town Siem Reap Just Banned Dog Meat

The Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap—known as the "gateway" to the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat—has banned dog meat. The Siem Reap Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestries and Fisheries made the...
China Has Just Told Citizens to Stop Eating Dog Meat

The Chinese Dog Meat Trade Could Be About to End for Good

The Chinese government has stated that dogs and cats should not be slaughtered for their meat. Animal welfare organization the Humane Society International (HSI) has referred to the statement as a potential "game-changer" for ending...
Shenzhen Will Be the First Chinese City to Ban Dog and Cat Meat

Shenzhen Becomes First Chinese City to Ban Dog and Cat Meat

Shenzhen is now the first city in China to ban the consumption of dog and cat meat. According to the Humane Society International (HSI), the law, which was proposed last February, comes into effect on...
Indonesian District Becomes First to Ban Dog Meat

Indonesian District Becomes First to Ban Dog Meat

Indonesia's Karanganyar district has become the first in the country to ban the dog meat trade. The Karanganyar administration announced on Monday that it would shut down all 21 dog meat stalls throughout the district,...
9,000 Golden Retrievers Have Been Saved From China’s Dog Meat Trade

9,000 Golden Retrievers Saved By Group Fighting China’s Dog Meat Trade

A Minnesota-based rescue group is saving golden retrievers from China's dog meat trade. NCB4i reports that since 1985, Retrieve a Golden of the Midwest (RAGOM) has worked to rescue thousands of golden retrievers and golden...

New Bill Could Finally Make Dog Meat Illegal in the UK

A new bill introduced in UK parliament could see the sale and distribution of dog meat finally banned across the country. If passed, the bill - introduced by Conservative MP Bill Wiggin - would make...

Seoul Mayor to Ban the Dog Meat Trade

The dog meat trade may soon come to an end in Seoul. Park Won-soon, the mayor of the capital, has vowed to eradicate the notorious business. The South China Morning Post reports that announcement followed...

South Korean Dog Meat Farmer Frees Over 200 Dogs and Grows Herb Instead

A South Korean dog meat farmer of 14 years has freed over 200 dogs and plans to permanently shut down his business, choosing to expand his medicinal herb farm instead. With the help of the...
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Indonesian Government Bans Dog and Cat Meat Trade

The Indonesian government has pledged to ban the dog and cat meat trade. The announcement, made at the National Coordination of Animal Welfare meeting in Jakarta, follows a number of campaigns and exposés put together...
Pete Wicks, Peter Egan, and Philippa Thomson Team Up to Fight the South Korean Dog Meat Trade

Pete Wicks, Peter Egan, and Philippa Thomson Team Up to End the South Korean...

The Only Way is Essex star Pete Wicks, Downton Abbey actor Peter Egan, and Good Morning Britain presenter Philippa Thomson have teamed up to put a stop to the South Korean dog meat trade. In...
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Priscilla Presley and Kim Basinger Protest With Dead Dogs Against South Korean Dog Meat...

Hollywood stars and activists Priscilla Presley and Kim Basinger recently protested with signs and real dead dogs in a confronting statement against the South Korean dog meat trade. The protest was said to be...
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President Moon Jae-in’s Rescue Dog Becomes Face of Campaign Opposing the South Korean Dog...

The President of South Korea Moon Jae-in has used his rescue dog Tori in a new campaign that opposes the dog meat trade. Tori's role as the face of the campaign is fitting; prior...

90 Celebrities Including Cameron Diaz, Simon Cowell and Pierce Brosnan Fight to End Dog...

A number of celebrities, including Pierce Brosnan, Cameron Diaz, and Simon Cowell, have signed a petition that pushes for the end of the dog and cat meat trade in Indonesia. The letter, that addresses President Joko...

Olympic Skier Saves 90 Dogs from South Korean Dog Meat Trade

Olympic skier, Gus Kenworthy, along with the Humane Society International, has saved ninety dogs from the South Korean dog meat trade. Kenworthy has been in South Korea competing in the Pyeonchang Winter Olympics. At the...