How Does the Dog Meat Trade Thrive in South Korea?

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-28-2022) #807A: Sangkyung Lee, dog meat campaigner for Humane Society International in South Korea, talks about the government having agreed to a task force a year ago to evaluate this part of the economy but nothing has been done. Tracie asks who has a stake in maintaining the dog meat […]

Dogs From South Korean Meat Market Find Homes in the U.S.

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (11-21-2022) #806B: Jeff Flocken, the head of Humane Society International (HSI), discusses the conundrum that there are one million dogs being farmed for the South Korean meat market, yet 85% of the populace say they have never eaten dog meat. Flocken talks about the 34 dogs that HSI brought to […]

Tails From China #4102 (10-06-2014)

Tails From China (10-06-2014) #4102: Mary Peng and Tracie have a far-ranging discussion of dogs in Chinese culture, where, until 1993, it was illegal to even own a dog — from the issue of the dog meat trade, the reasons for the government’s seemingly harsh policy to stem rabies that kills many people every year […]

Dog Talk #364 (3/22/2014)

Dog Talk (3/22/2014) #364: Marcello Cacciola talks about SOI dogs, a rescue organization that spays and neuters un-owned dogs in Thailand and returns them to their natural habitat of the street, and also works in coalition with the Humane Society International Canine Alliance for S.E. Asia to stop the dog meat trade that trucks dogs […]