South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse complex amid activist pressure

Animal rights groups hope site’s closure will lead to total ban on country’s tradition of eating dog meat

South Korean officials have begun dismantling the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.

About one million dogs are eaten each year in South Korea, often as a summertime delicacy. The greasy red meat is believed to increase energy.

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Source: theguardian
South Korea closes dog slaughterhouse complex amid activist pressure