Activists wearing dog masks stage a rally in Seoul in 2020 opposing South Korea's culture of eating dog meat. Photo: AP
Activists wearing dog masks stage a rally in Seoul in 2020 opposing South Korea's culture of eating dog meat. Photo: AP
South Korea

South Korea may ban dog meat consumption amid debate over animal rights

  • President Moon Jae-in suggested the ban after being briefed by the prime minister on efforts to improve the handling of abandoned animals
  • Dog meat is eaten mainly by older people and is served in some restaurants and can be bought at specific markets

Activists wearing dog masks stage a rally in Seoul in 2020 opposing South Korea's culture of eating dog meat. Photo: AP
Activists wearing dog masks stage a rally in Seoul in 2020 opposing South Korea's culture of eating dog meat. Photo: AP
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