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Animal charity calls on Government to ban dog and cat meat trade

Dog and cat meat consumption has always been a controversial topic in Việt Nam. Traditional food or appalling cruelty? 

Moon bear rescued in Lam Dong

 VietNamNet Bridge – Animals Asia said it has successfully rescued a moon bear that had been kept in a cage for more than 10 years.

Vet will fight till last bear is free

VietNamNet Bridge – Annemarie Weegenaar lives in Tam Dao national park, a humble home about 65km northwest of Ha Noi that she shares with 148 bears, and counting.

Animal welfare still faces challenges in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – A seminar on animal welfare in HCM City pressed the call for better treatment of animals in Vietnam, but the attitude of the public, and local authorities, towards the treatment of animals was a major obstacle,

Pig-chopping ritual cannot be immediately removed: official

"The pig-chopping festival has been a traditional event for hundreds of years for the villagers of Nem Thuong, so it is not easy to stop it immediately," the deputy director of the Department of Culture of Bac Ninh Province has said.

Locals want to preserve pig-chopping rite

Many people from Nem Thuong Village say the pig-chopping rite aims to educate children about the heroic, indomitable tradition and the spirit of solidarity felt against the enemy of the army, led by the village tutelary.

Pig-chopping festival is one of the most brutal: Animals Asia

 VietNamNet Bridge - "Chopping a live healthy pig is cruel behavior, and it hardens the feelings of viewers, especially children," said Nguyen Thanh Tam, of the Animals Asia Foundation (AAF), in an interview with VNE.