Millions of dogs are slaughtered every year in countries including China, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Japan. Photo: World Dog Alliance

Asia’s booming dog meat business and the activists seeking to end a cruel trade

They are flayed and cooked alive, bludgeoned to death, or poisoned – 30 million dogs a year. Demand in Vietnam is growing so fast, smugglers are snatching pets for slaughter. One group is determined to put a stop to the trade

Topic |   Animal rights in China

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Millions of dogs are slaughtered every year in countries including China, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Japan. Photo: World Dog Alliance
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