Protesters in Seoul call for banning dog meat consumption in South Korea. Photo: EPA

South Korea hopes to cull its dog meat trade, but the tradition will linger on for a while yet

  • It is traditionally believed to increase virility in older men, and is today recommended by some doctors as a tonic for patients recovering from plastic surgery
  • But while more people are viewing dogs as pets rather than food, it will be years yet till the country sees the end of the billion-dollar dog meat industry
Topic |   South Korea

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Protesters in Seoul call for banning dog meat consumption in South Korea. Photo: EPA
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