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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 Urges People Not to Eat Dog Meat Ahead of Yulin Festival

China Urges People Not to Eat Dog Meat Ahead of Yulin Festival

China has officially declared that dogs are companion animals. The statement comes ahead of the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, due to take place in June. Last month, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs...
Dog and Cat Meat Now Banned In a Second Chinese City

Dog and Cat Meat Now Banned In a Second Chinese City

A second city in China has banned the consumption of dog, cat, and wildlife meat. Zhuhai, which borders Macau, made the decision in line with the government's recent announcement that cats and dogs are...
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...
Seoul Ends the Slaughter of Dogs for Meat

Seoul Ends the Slaughter of Dogs for Meat

The dog meat industry in South Korea could be coming to an end. The last three dog meat shops in Seoul will no longer slaughter dogs on-site for their meat. The shops are still permitted...
600 Cats Were Just Rescued From Becoming Meat

600 Cats Were Just Rescued From Becoming Meat

Over 600 cats were just rescued while being transported to a slaughterhouse in Nanjing, China. On July 31, animal welfare non-profit The Humane Society International and its Chinese partner groups - Vshine Animal Protection Association...
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,...
Simon Cowell Donates £25,000 to Shut Down Dog Meat Farms

Newly Vegan Simon Cowell Donates £25,000 to Dog Meat Rescue

"America’s Got Talent" judge and new vegan Simon Cowell wants to end the dog meat trade. The star recently donated £25,000 to help shut down a South Korean dog meat farm. Cowell's donation went to...
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...
One of South Korea's Biggest Dog Meat Markets Just Shut Down

South Korea Just Shut Down Its Biggest Dog Meat Market

Updated July 8, 2019. One of South Korea's biggest dog meat markets is shutting down for good. The Gupo Livestock Market in Busan, one of the nation's largest markets that sells chilled dog meat as...
22 Dogs Rescued From Becoming Dinner at Shanghai Restaurant

22 Dogs Rescued From Becoming Dinner at Shanghai Restaurant

Dog meat was for sale in restaurants just miles from the World Dog Show held in Shanghai last month, according to animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI). And while that's still technically legal, the...

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...
Eating Cats and Dogs to Be Made Illegal in All 50 U.S. States

Eating Cats and Dogs to Be Made Illegal in All 50 U.S. States

A major bill that will make cat and dog meat illegal was just passed by both chambers of Congress and is expected to be signed by President Trump this week. The farm bill, updated every...
South Korea Shuts Its Largest Dog Meat Slaughterhouse

South Korea Shuts Its Largest Dog Meat Slaughterhouse

Animal rights activists in South Korea and across the globe are especially thankful this Thanksgiving eve as Taepyeong, the largest dog meat slaughterhouse in South Korea, was shuttered by local authorities. The move comes after...

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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Hanoi Becomes Vietnam’s First City to Ban Dog Meat Trade

Hanoi, Vietnam, will officially ban the dog meat trade by 2021, Southeast Asia Globe reports. The announcement follows a statement released in mid-September by the Hanoi People's Committee, which urges residents of the Vietnamese capital...
Nearly 1 Million South Koreans Want the Government to End the Dog Meat Trade For Good

Nearly 1 Million South Koreans Want the Government to End the Dog Meat Trade...

Nearly one million people from around the world have signed a petition urging South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to ban the dog meat trade for good. Humane Society International/Korea, Korea Animal Rights Advocates (KARA), and...
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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...