Title changing eating habits in Korea and the closing of the main dog slaughter house Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet BBC Radio Scotland (Newsdrive) Media type Radio Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 23/11/18 Description The slaughter house is being shut down under the growing pressure, over the years, of animal rights and welfare groups in Korea
The practice is illegal.
Dog meat eating, beyond Korea, also exists in China, Vietnam and East-Timor.
This is a minority practice, but a crackdown risks pushing this market underground as there is some demand for this type of meat.
Persons Youngmi Kim
- eating practices