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Vietnam: Threats To Close Butchers

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Traditional slaughterhouses in Saigon must either close down or modernize their facilities and relocate to outlying districts by the end of the year. However dog and cat slaughterhouses are ‘not’ included in this new health code. Why is it acceptable to turn a blind eye to such a large trade which operates in an underground manner, in deplorable conditions?

Saigon wants to ensure food safety, according to a spokesperson for the City People’s Committee. The new health code will include the conditions animals are reared and housed in, as well as animal transportation and slaughter methods. Will this apply to dog and cat meat slaughterhouses as well?

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Vietnamese loaded dog truck.

To develop the animal and poultry industry traditional slaughterhouses which do not meet health codes will be forced to close down or relocate; including the largest abattoir in Saigon, known as Xuyên Á. However the city will collaborate with slaughterhouses from outlying provinces to ensure full pork supply for Saigon.

Despite all of the above, on November 12 the city of Saigon permitted a traditional slaughterhouse to begin operations. This caused backlash from several existing modern abattoirs in Saigon, who pointed out the inconsistencies in dealing with city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

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Cat carcasses for cat meat.

Vietnam is notorious for lengthy delays in handling paperwork. Although seven modern slaughterhouses are planned for the near future, paperwork difficulties have prevented modern slaughterhouses from being completed on schedule, according to the HCMC Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Four modern slaughterhouses are expected to open in the first quarter of next year, with total capacity of 8,000 livestock animals per day (end of report by VN News.) There are no animal protection laws in Vietnam. This article does not primarily address animal welfare, it is in relation to health codes.

Dog And Cat Meat Slaughterhouses

Dog and cat slaughter in Saigon is being blindly ignored by the city. Per ratio per population Vietnam has the largest dog meat trade and the largest cat meat trade. The trade is not regulated and has no health codes whatsoever. Countless people have died from eating toxic dog or cat meat, or died of serious illness or disease from working with and handling dogs or cats.

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Trapped in Vietnam’s dog meat trade.

Vietnam has problems with rabies, cholera and many other life threatening illnesses. Yet the dog and cat meat trade continues unchecked and unregulated. Countless pets are ripped from their family, stolen and sold into the brutal dog and cat meat trade every day. They end up in filthy putrid ‘traditional’ slaughterhouses where they die in terror and pain.

Vietnam desperately needs animal protection laws and the dog and cat meat trade needs to be shut down and done away with for good.

Fight Dog Meat will continue to bring you reports from dog and cat meat countries and the wonderful work their rescuers are doing despite no animal protection laws. Turning away or sitting quietly does not end the trade. We’ll keep exposing what is taking place to these animals. We’re helping local volunteers have a louder voice on a world platform. Ultimately it’s the voice of the country’s own people whom their government will eventually be forced to listen to, for positive change for animals.

Thank you for reading,

Michele Brown
Founder,
Fight Dog Meat.

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9 Responses

  1. Stacey
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    Please end this cruelty.

  2. Elizabeth Allen
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    Stop dog meat abuse and torture! It is not necessary to do this torture! Stop it now please. This is pure evilness. Pure sickness!

  3. C SCHRODER
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    OH MY GOD THIS IS TOO DISGUSTING. hOW HUMANS CAN DO THIS IS BEYOND ME 🙁

  4. Gayna unsworth
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    Stop this crawl vile inhumane treatment of these poor dogs and cats now it’s not acceptable to treat them in this way, dogs are for being someone’s pet or guard dog or a working dog or trained for the military services or police and the blind, not for human consumption and such crawl abuse☹️

  5. vibeke hansen
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    grrrr–send this mad heartless peoble to another stone-planet, no more come back here again— STOP AL ABUSE ON ANIMAL– THIS PRIMITIVE LIKE A EAT AND MAKE TORTUR ABUSE, WITH TORTUR ABUSE SMILE—- HELL ARE OBEN FOR THEM ; NOWWWWWWWWWWW-UH A BAD WORLD, FOR CHILDREN AND ANIMAL— CRYYYYYYYYYYYYYY for them

  6. Kim Wooding
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    Evil sickness … must be stopped… cruelty…must be stopped…. al these poor dogs….must be saved..
    THIS DREADFUL TRADE…
    MUST BE STOPPED..PURE EVIL!

  7. Janet Griffith
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    STOP THIS BARBARIC CRUEL ACT OF SLAUGHTERING THESE PRECIOUS DOGS AND CATS! IT’S COMPLETELY INHUMANE TO TREAT THESE ANIMALS IN THIS MONSTROUS MANNER! NO HUMAN BEING SHOULD BE DOING THESE KILLER ACTS AGAINST MAN’S BEST FRIEND.

  8. Thelma Bryant
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    Absolutely barbaric totally evil

  9. lyñn griffiths
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    This cruelty needs to be stopped

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