AfA urges Cambodian government to end dog meat trade

AfA urges Cambodian government to end dog meat trade

Posted on Friday 22nd May 2020

Categories: Companion Animals, News

Our letter asks Cambodia to follow recent example of bans in China and re-classify dogs as companions

The dog meat trade continues to thrive in Cambodia, with 3 million dogs being consumed each year, many stolen pets. As in other parts of Asia, this is a contentious issue with the propensity to cause civil disharmony. Furthermore, the manner in which dogs are slaughtered and sold is unhygienic and allows the threat of zoonotic disease outbreaks at such wet-markets to persist   Read our letter to the Cambodian government, urging them to follow suit with recent examples in China to ban dog consumption HERE
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