Vietnam: Christmas Is Vietnam’s Yulin., pet centric, Fight Dog Meat, fightdogmeat

Vietnam: Christmas Is Vietnam’s Yulin

Christmas Day

On December 25 please pause for a moment and consider the unknown thousands of dogs and cats brutally slaughtered across Vietnam for Christmas celebrations.

Every year I publish an article about Christmas dog and cat meat in Vietnam. It results in messages of abuse directed at myself for putting the words Christianity and dog meat in the same sentence. Many of these people are the same people who weep over China’s Yulin festival. I make no apologies for publishing yet another Christmas article on this subject.

Vietnamese animal lovers weep at Christmas, knowing the suffering their animals are going through. Each year Vietnamese animal lovers see the outpouring of grief from around the world for China’s Yulin festival*, but are met with silence for the unknown thousands of Vietnamese dogs and cats slaughtered each year in connection to Christmas. Per ratio per population Vietnam has the largest dog meat trade and the largest cat meat trade. Vietnam’s animals deserve a voice!, pet centric, Fight Dog Meat, fightdogmeat

Inside a slaughterhouse waiting to die. There are no dog farms. All these dogs have been snatched.

Over 5 million dogs and over 2 million cats are brutally slaughtered for meat each year in Vietnam. Christmas is the busiest time of the year for Vietnamese dog butchers and cat butchers. Christian churches of all denominations order bulk amounts of dog meat and cat meat as party food for their religious functions. According to dog and cat butchers, Christians are the main customers for dog and cat meat at this time of year. The two main religions in Vietnam are Buddhism and Christianity. Buddhists are vegetarian and do not eat any meat at all. International tourists continue to fuel Vietnam’s dog and cat meat trade by eating it under the pathetic mantra “when in Rome.”

Many international tourists eating dog and cat meat have pets waiting for them back home. They justify it by saying its “exotic” to eat dogs and cats when traveling in Vietnam. Its disheartening to Vietnamese animal lovers who are forced to witness western and European tourists in a hurry to buy dog meat and cat meat. Laughing tourists often video themselves eating it and recommend it to their friends back home. There are no dog farms in Vietnam so they probably just ate someone’s loved pet.

Video: viewer discretion advised. Inside a slaughterhouse, where Vietnamese rescuer Quyen has arrived to save these dogs.




Video: viewer discretion advised. Inside the same slaughterhouse where Vietnamese rescuer Quyen has arrived to save these dogs.



Overnight the 46 dogs in these videos were rescued from inside the slaughterhouse by wonderful Vietnamese rescuer Quyen. The dogs will live in safety at Quyen’s Farm Sanctuary on the outskirts of Saigon. Quyen has over 100 dogs and hundreds of cats; all rescued from butchers. She has the ONLY true “Farm Sanctuary” in Vietnam, with rescued pigs, goats, rabbits and assorted bird life.

Fight Dog Meat has been helping Quyen for a long time. In the new year we look forward to helping her dogs and cats finding new homes abroad when we commence international adoptions for her animals. If you would like to help, please click on this link: Donate.

Video: 46 saved dogs in Quyen’s rescue truck. They’re now safe and will live at Quyen’s shelter. These are the same dogs as the previous two videos, above.



Update to article:

December 24, 2018: Day Before Xmas

Busiest day of the year for dog butchers and dog meat vendors, to fill the demand for Christians wanting dog meat for Christmas dinner and Christian religious celebrations and gatherings. A Vietnamese animal lover said: “Noel. Its a bad day for innocent dogs and cats.”

Video: viewer discretion advised. Dog meat seller selling dogs to dog meat vendors.



Read More On Vietnam’s Christmas Dog And Cat Meat:


Vietnam: Cat Meat For Christmas In Vietnam

Christian Churches Endorse Dog Meat For Christmas


Fight Dog Meat will continue to bring you reports from Vietnam and the wonderful work animal rescuers are doing for their loved animals of ‘all’ species!

*Yulin festival in Tianjin, China is a 24 hour period to mark the summer solstice. The day is also known as the “longest day of the year” in the northern hemisphere.

Thank you for reading,

Michele Brown
Fight Dog Meat.

Fight Dog Meat is a Registered Charity. We work with a number of animal rescue teams living in dog and cat meat countries, including India. If you would like to help the animals and rescuers we work with, please consider a small donation., pet centric, Fight Dog Meat, fightdogmeat

Fight Dog Meat is a Registered Charity.
Reg No. 16623028795.

Follow us on Facebook: Fight Dog Meat
Follow our Website:
Follow us on You Tube: FDM Campaigns
Follow us on Twitter: @fightdogmeat
Follow us on Instagram: fightdogmeat_dot_com


AUSTRALIA: Legislate To Make It Illegal To Eat Dog Or Cat Meat In Australia

VIETNAM: Stop Dog Meat Abuse

CHINA: Stop Dog Meat Abuse

AFRICA: Evala Dog Eating Festival: Stop Dog Meat Abuse

PHILIPPINES: Stop Dog Meat Abuse

SOUTH KOREA: Stop Dog Meat Abuse

NIGERIA: Stop Dog Meat Abuse

INDONESIA: Stop Dog Meat Abuse

Please visit our sister site:
FACEBOOK: Rescuer’s Heart For Animals
FACEBOOK: Love Animals Club

(Photo not credited to Fight Dog Meat)

11 thoughts on “Vietnam: Christmas Is Vietnam’s Yulin.

  1. Hannah Jun - December 22, 2018 at 6:18 am

    This is so heartbreaking. Not only do they brutally slaughter these animals, but constantly torture them throughout their miserable lives up to the day where they finally put them out of their misery. I only pray that some justice

  2. Nancy Vallez - December 22, 2018 at 8:41 am

    Thank you to everyone helping these beautiful animal who do no harm to anyone. They don’t deserve this!

  3. Bianca Mudge - December 22, 2018 at 9:08 am

    I really hope this horrifically horrid nightmare ends

  4. Maria - December 22, 2018 at 9:14 am

    How cruel can you people be ? You have no right, the animals aren’t yours to begin with.

  5. Debra Williams - December 22, 2018 at 10:48 am

    Stop slaughtering dogs & any other animal! Stop the dog meat trade ! These are not your animals & they are not objects or meat !!!!

  6. Ronald vargas - December 22, 2018 at 3:03 pm

    Please end unnecessary cruelty

  7. Itzel Garcia - December 22, 2018 at 5:43 pm

    Stop this cruelty this animals have feelings!!

  8. Sandy Evans - December 22, 2018 at 5:46 pm

    Sickening…cruel, inhumane!!

  9. Megumi Matsuda - December 23, 2018 at 5:18 am

    Dogs are not food!!!!

  10. Catherine P - December 23, 2018 at 8:49 pm

    Honte sur tous les pays qui pratiques ces barbaries et assassinats !!! Les gens qui cautionnent ces actes n’ont rien d’humains.


Leave a Reply