Killing dogs for meat illegal: S Korean court | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 22, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, June 22, 2018

Killing dogs for meat illegal: S Korean court

A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists said yesterday could pave the way to outlawing eating canines. The meat has long been a part of South Korean cuisine, with about one million dogs believed to be eaten annually. But consumption has declined as South Koreans increasingly embrace the idea of dogs as man's best friend rather than livestock.c

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