Vietnam's growing appetite for dog meat worries animal rights groups, while others defend the culinary tradition. - Video by Reuters

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Shubs
July 15, 2013 6:39 pm

I fail to understand why this worries animal-rights activists. I would understand if the dogs are being killed in inhumane ways, or were being treated in a cruel way before being put to death. Otherwise, unless these same rights groups are worried about killing of cows, pigs, chicken, goats and a multitude of other animals for food, their 'worry' for just this particular species seems to be just ethnocentrism. Either oppose killing of all animals for food, or don't be a hypocrite and target only this case just because it just smacks of an attitude of cultural superiority.

Syed
July 16, 2013 12:12 am

Why not to export dogs? Our industries have otherwise been jamed due to power failure.

Khalid
July 16, 2013 2:33 am

I ave no idea why was this worthy of a mention in a Pakistani newspaper!!!

Ravi Ingale from University of Pune
July 16, 2013 10:28 am

Thank god, In our Indian Subcontinental region there are lots of vegetables and fruits. At least we still need to eat dog, insects, snake etc.

george
July 16, 2013 1:37 pm

why cant they eat beef or mutton or chicken like everyone else.

poor dogs, how do they slughter them, do they use stunning system?

sad

SM
July 16, 2013 9:39 pm

All right, I don't think I'll be able to eat anything for iftar. Actually we have the same conditions here with respect to slaughtering of cows and chickens. Do you see how broiler hens are transported everyday on road and the conditions of a slaughter house?

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