Via Compassion for China’s Animals, Facebook.
Volunteers are working hard at the scene and have counted 379 dogs. No lives have been lost today! A few are looking lethargic, understandably.
Lots of large dogs are penned in here, golden retrievers and GSD’s and large fans have been brought in by aunts to try and keep the area cool.
Dog food, basic medication is at the scene now which is a welcome relief!
As there are so many government departments involved, the volunteers must try to cooperate with the officials to combat the illegal dog dealers and secure the release of the innocent dogs. This is the ultimate goal!
Today Robert, Daisy, Justin and their 7 strong doggy team today commence their journey along Scotland’s Great Glen Way! Over the next 7 days they will be covering 80 miles. The trails starts from Fort William at the foot of Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the UK.
The team are walking to raise awareness of the terrible Korean dog meat trade and the period of intensified dog meat eating around Bok Nal, the hottest days of the year. One of the fallacies used to promote dog eating in Korea is that is helps to cool the body.
In Korea dogs are actually farmed and there is even a breed of dog which is regarded by Koreans as livestock for the purposes of consumption. This is the Nureongi dog – which literally means ‘yellow one’ they are regarded in Korea as inferior but in reality they are just like any other dog – capable of loving, feeling and suffering. Those few dogs who have been rescued make loving companions.
Pictured here is Claudia, a NoToDogMeat supporter with her rescued Nureongi dog. Other dogs can also be bought for meat at markets and people can even take their own dog to the slaughterhouse when they have served their purpose….
There was an amazing turnout at the Chinese Embassy today! Thanks to all who turned up!
Dominic Dyer came along and made an impassioned speech.
On 30 May 2015, Activists spoke out for the dogs and cats in the meat trade. Among the activists in Denver Colorado, campaigning was our dear friend and supporter/volunteer Susan Repp.
Among this event, a raffle was set up for these beautiful fleece tie blankets.
Even Sir Hamish made an appearance at the event. Sporting his very own No To Dog Meat shirt.
For those who wish to host their own events under the banner of NoToDogMeat in their city/state/country and need kits or information packets. Or if you are hosting one already and need a spotlight on your event please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the interview programme on National Animal Rights Day, tune in to The Pet Matchmaker With Elaine Hendrix, Dr. Antonio Brown and “Big Wade” Denes. Special Guests… Fia Perera of NoToDogMeat.com and Participants from the National Animal Rights Day.
The tweet-storm will take place May 14th at 9 PM UK time. All you need is a computer a twitter account and a keyboard plus mouse.
This tweetstorm is to help spread awareness of the Dog and Cat Meat and fur trade. This tweet storm will take place worldwide. We need and would like for everyone to chip in as a community. To be a voice for the voiceless.
1 PM – Pacific Standard
3 PM – Central Standard
4 PM – Eastern Standard
7 PM Brasil
10 PM Central European
The event page can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/903941336336817/permalink/903941566336794/
More information can be found in the event and will link to tweeting instructions in the next few days.
Please join in and share with all your friends.