Target: Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Han Duk-soo Sponsored
by: In Defense of Animals
Every year approximately TWO MILLION dogs are inhumanely caged, tortured and used for food in South
Korea! The dogs are crammed like
vegetables into crates. When a customer makes a selection, the dogs are
roughly yanked from the cage and intentionally abused before being
slaughtered for the sale.
In Defense of Animal's partner in South
Korea recently shut down a dog meat farm in the Gyeonggi Province.
While this is a huge victory for the dogs of South Korea, more must be
This practice of killing and eating dogs is not
because of some long-standing cultural tradition. In fact, most
Koreans find the cruelty and killing appalling. Yet it continues
because it is backed by government indifference and because
profit-driven industry forces aggressively promote the myth that eating
severely mistreated dogs increases sexual potency.
join IDA and our South Korean colleagues by signing this petition
urging the South Korean government to strengthen and enforce animal
protection laws so that these cruelties can be brought to an end!