While banning alone cannot tackle such a complex issue, it nevertheless presents a promising incentive to lead the way.
Siem Reap becomes the first in Cambodia to ban the trade of dog meat.
The Cambodian Mine Action Centre on Friday signed an MoU with Four Paws International and Animal Rescue Cambodia aimed at protecting dogs and pushing for a ban on the dog meat trade in the Kingdom.
The director of the Cambodian Mine Action Centre has called on people to stop eating dog meat and for better protection of the animals under the law as his organisation moves forward with training to have them locate landmines.
The owners of Sabay Vegilicious, a vegetarian restaurant in Phnom Penh’s Street 288, ironically used to serve dog meat in their previous eatery.
So, I think it is time to discuss the dog meat trade in Cambodia. For most of us, Westerners, is it absolutely unthinkable to dissect the dog and serve its meat to our guests during a dinner party.
The conversation about animal cruelty is not a new topic. Yulin dog meat festival, slaughter houses, puppy mills, and individual offenders have been covered in social media.
The dog comes 11th in the 12-animal Chinese zodiac, following the rooster and preceding the pig. This Year of the Dog commences today.
At least one man died and another was sent to hospital after they drank rice wine and ate dog meat on Wednesday evening.
A Korean dog-meat farmer agrees to close his establishment in exchange for compensation.