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South Korean tradition of eating dog meat to beat the heat draws international criticism

- Known as 'Bok-Nal', South Koreans eat dog meat during the hottest days of summer because they believe it increases their stamina - Animal rights activists staged international protests against the tradition - The activists claim that the animals are kept in cramped cages and are slaughtered in cruel ways - Seoul is experiencing the hottest summer since 1994 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2184956/Eating-dog-South-Korea-angers-animal-rights-activists-international-protests.html Full story

Tuesday Is International Day Of Action For South Korean Dogs And Cats

In Defense of Animals is coordinating demonstrations around the world San Rafael, Calif. (August 6, 2012) – In Defense of Animals (IDA) is coordinating demonstrations around the world Tuesday to mark the International Day Of Action For South Korean Dogs And Cats. The annual event draws attention to the two and a half million dogs and thousands of cats killed ... Full story
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