Jecheon, South Korea, Shut down illegal dog meat farms, slaughterhouses, markets, and restaurants.

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3 min readDec 20, 2022

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If you want to help fight the grisly South Korean dog and cat meat trade and make a difference in South Korea, here are a few quick actions you can take that could save millions of dogs and cats each year.

Jecheon Mayor Kim Chang-kyu

In Jecheon, there are countless dog farms, slaughterhouses, markets, and restaurants where the dogs, who have been tortured their entire lives, end up being slaughtered in the most inhumane ways, such as by electrocution, hanging, or beating, and then thrown into boiling water — sometimes while they are still alive. In many places, dogs are being killed in full view of other terrified, caged dogs; and this takes place in broad daylight. In addition, many abandoned and stolen former pets end up in this industry and are subject to the same cruelty.

South Korea’s horrific dog meat industry. Dogs are tortured and slaughtered in front of live dogs.
[영상] 개 도살장에서 벌어지는 ‘고통사’…개 식용 산업의 실체, Animal Liberation Wave (ALW) & Last Chance for Animals (LCA).
South Korea’s horrific dog meat industry. [영상] 개 도살장에서 벌어지는 ‘고통사’…개 식용 산업의 실체, Animal Liberation Wave (ALW) & Last Chance for Animals (LCA).
South Korea’s horrific dog meat industry. [영상] 개 도살장에서 벌어지는 ‘고통사’…개 식용 산업의 실체, Animal Liberation Wave (ALW) & Last Chance for Animals (LCA).
Video: Terrible reality of South Korea’s dog meat industry. jtbc News.[추적보도 훅] 철창 갇힌 채 감전사…’먹히기 위해’ 죽어가는 개들 / JTBC 뉴스룸
The horrible reality of dog meat farms that you don’t know. https://koreandogs.org/horrible-reality-of-meat-dog-farms-you-did-not-know/

A Search Engine reveals the sickening scale of Jecheon’s dog meat demand.

Shown below are two search results on Naver (the most popular search engine in Korea) — the first one was for so-called “Health Centers,” which commonly sell dog elixirs and cat elixirs (also known as dog soju and cat soju), and the second one was for “dog meat restaurants.”

The searches resulted in dozens of Health Centers and dog meat restaurants in the vicinity of Jecheon.

Even if half of these ‘Health’ Centers and restaurants serve dog and cat ‘ingredients’ in one form or another, imagine how many dog/cat slaughterhouses must be in the vicinity of Jecheon to supply these outlets.

There are laws in South Korea against selling dogs and cats for consumption, yet these laws are blatantly ignored.

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Documentary: Cruel Death of South Korea’s Dogs. Dogs Are Innocent.(한국 댕댕이 잔혹사: 개는 죄가 없다) https://koreandogs.org/documentary-koreas-dog-cruelty/

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