South Korea is the only country in Asia to intensively breed dogs to be eaten But the majority of the South Korean public reject the trade, and activists are working hard to stop it (Picture: Jean Chung) Claire holds Mocha, a UK-bound dog in front of his cage at the Namyangju farm (Picture: Jean Chung)Opinion polls show that 72% of citizens in Yulin don’t regularly eat dog, despite efforts by meat traders to promote it.
The South Korean capital could outlaw eating dog (Picture: Jean Chung/HSI)The Mayor of Seoul is under increasing pressure to bar people from eating dog meat in the city.Dog has been eaten in South Korea for centuries (Picture: Jean Chung)But critics point to the ‘brutality’ and ‘cruelty’ of the dog meat industry.
A team of South Korean scientists presented a necklace that, using artificial intelligence (AI) , translates the barking of your tenderloin and interprets its emotions."This device gives the dog a voice for humans to understand ," Andrew Gil , global marketing director for Petpuls Lab , told Reuters.
HSI rescuers welcome dogs from South Korea (Image: HSI UK) The dog meat farmer who handed over the nine dogs that arrived in the UK explained why he called time on the business he launched 14 years ago.
Picture: InstagramSource:SuppliedTHE dog rescued from a Korean farm by US Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy during the 2018 games died suddenly late last week, according to the athlete.“Two days ago my beautiful baby Beemo passed away,” Kenworthy wrote in a heartbreaking Instagram post.