How eating dog became big business in Vietnam

Every year, hundreds of thousands of pets are snatched in Thailand, then smuggled into Vietnam, destined for Hanoi’s top restaurants and street stalls. Demand for dogmeat is so high that supply has become a highly lucrative – and brutal – black market.

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More inforation:
www.theguardian.com/world/2013…

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fenriswolf (Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:49)
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EU PARLIAMENT: INVESTIGATE WHAT HAPPENED TO THE PUBLIC FUNDS DESIGNATED FOR SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAMME FOR STRAY DOGS IN ROMANIA

Petitioning Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

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More information:
www.change.org/en-GB/petitions…

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Animal Life (Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:44)
animal-life@swissonline.ch

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Desperate Plea for Help in Bistrita

We have pleas for our help so often, and we want to help. Can you please help us to help them in Bistrita? They are requesting that we fund up to 300 spays/neuters for them. I know we can do this with your help. Thank you!

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More information:

www.graphicmail.com/new/viewne…

www.graphicmail.com/new/viewne…

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Animal Life (Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:01)
animal-life@swissonline.ch

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Why plans to legalise rhino-horn trade will fail

by Gavin Keeton

A RECENT study in Vietnam, sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), reveals that demand for rhino horn may be much larger than previously thought. It shows that, in addition to consumers of rhino horn, there is a large group of “intenders” — people who intend to buy rhino horn when they can afford it. The study shows that rhino horn is bought not just for traditional medical purposes, but also as a status symbol. Rapid growth in living standards means the number of people who could become consumers of rhino horn is potentially enormous …

BDlive – 30 September 2013, 05:21
www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/colum…

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