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As Vietnam’s middle class expands, dog meat consumption shrinks

Changing attitudes and perceptions of a growing middle class seeing canines as companions has led to less people eating dog meat.

Thanh Hoa cops question 16-member gang for stealing ‘100 tons’ of dogs

Police in the central province of Thanh Hoa are questioning 16 people they arrested last week for allegedly stealing dogs for meat.

51 rescued dogs find shelter after central Vietnam bust

The Asia Canine Protection Alliance has taken in 51 dogs rescued after a gang of thieves were busted in Thanh Hoa last week.
September 23, 2019 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Hanoi dog meat lovers unswayed by uncivilized tag

A year after Hanoi authorities urged residents to kick the habit, it’s business as usual for dog meat traders and eateries.
September 22, 2019 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Should dogs be in their hearts or freezers? Vietnamese are divided

Vietnamese authorities are discouraging the consumption of dog meat, but public opinion is sharply divided on this.
September 18, 2019 | 12:51 pm GMT+7

Police rescue 40 stolen dogs in central Vietnam

Police in the central province of Thanh Hoa detained 10 people Sunday after busting a gang of dog thieves, saving 40 dogs they had stolen.
September 16, 2019 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Top S. Korean animal rights group slammed for destroying dogs

The leader of one of South Korea's largest animal rights groups has been accused of secretly exterminating hundreds of rescued dogs.
January 14, 2019 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Two brothers arrested for stealing hundreds of dogs in central Vietnam

Two brothers in Ha Tinh Province are being investigated for stealing hundreds of dogs over the past three months.
December 26, 2018 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Hanoi considers geo-positioning chips on dogs

Hanoi is considering tagging dogs in the city with geographic postitioning chips to better manage them.
December 23, 2018 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

South Korea closes biggest dog slaughterhouse complex

South Korean officials on Thursday began to dismantle the country's largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.
November 22, 2018 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese dog thieves arrested in central Vietnam

Police in Nghe An Province have arrested two men who’d stolen at least 11 canines before they were caught.
October 06, 2018 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

Do the civilized eat dogs? That’s a stupid question

Whining about the ethics of eating dog meat is basically barking up the wrong tree.
October 04, 2018 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Dog thief arrested upon delivery to restaurants in Vietnam

Police in the southern Hau Giang Province arrested a man with four dogs he allegedly helped gun down on Saturday.
September 23, 2018 | 06:55 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City raids largest dog meat market

As part of controversial moves to limit or stop dog meat consumption, a Saigon market was raided on Tuesday.
September 20, 2018 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam dog thieves, fence jailed

A court in Vietnam’s central province of Ha Tinh has sent two dog thieves and a man who bought their dogs to jail.
September 20, 2018 | 11:47 am GMT+7
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