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Up to 95% of Vietnamese people think that eating dog and cat meat is not part of Vietnamese culture, according to a survey.

Some western tourists want to sample dog meat: tour guides

Most foreign travelers are against the use of dog meat as food and some of them show harsh opposition, but there are some travelers who want to try dog meat.

Hoi An says ‘no’ to dog, cat meat, decision applauded by foreign travelers

“It's great that Hoi An has committed not to consume dog and cat meat. I will definitely come back to Hoi An to admire this beautiful, old and civilized city,” a foreign traveler said.

Hoi An is first locality to commit not to eat dog and cat meat

Hoi An ancient town on December 10 held an online signing ceremony with the FOUR PAWS organization on its commitment to eliminate the use of dog and cat meat. 

Less dog and cat meat comsumed in Hanoi, but still rampant

Hanoi’s authorities have called on its residents to refrain from eating dog and cat meat in order to promote a “civilized” image for the capital city.

Less dog and cat meat comsumed in Hanoi, but still rampant

Hanoi’s authorities have called on its residents to refrain from eating dog and cat meat in order to promote a “civilized” image for the capital city.

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? 

HCM City calls for people to stop eating dog meat

Food Safety Management Board in HCM City has warned people against consuming dog meat due to potential dangers.

 

Dog-meat business lacks lack bite in Hanoi

Although dog-meat is still a popular dish in this city, all the dog-meat restaurants in Hanoi's Au Co Street have closed. There have been lots of rumours around their closing which is still a question for many local gastronomers.

Traditional food and the suffering of men and dogs

It can be said that the dishes that diners eat at dog meat restaurants are soaked with the pain of both men and dogs. Perhaps dog meat will last forever in Vietnam but the operation of this industry is tinged with suffering and cruelty.

The silent disappearance of dog meat markets in Saigon

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dog meat markets in HCM City have disappeared because of the limited sources of supply and the public’s condemnation of eating dog meat.

What Vietnamese spend their money on?

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese rank seventh in the world in the amount of gold consumed, the third in Asia in the volume of beer drunk and it always is one of the biggest instant noodle consumers in Asia.

Four Southeast Asian countries may halt dog imports in five years

The four Southeast Asian countries – Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia – are considering issuing a 5-year ban on the transport of dogs for commercial purposes from one country to another in order to prevent the spread of rabies.

Vietnam is one of the key dog meat markets in Southeast Asia

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Asia Canine Protection Alliance (ACPA) is calling for an end to dog meat trade in some Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam.

80 percent of Vietnamese still support eating dog meat

VietNamNet Bridge - The majority of Vietnamese people still support eating dog meat because this is a nutritious traditional food in the country.

French tourists threaten to boycott Vietnam for dog meat

In the western world, dogs and cats are pets and are considered friends. Many foreign tourists to Vietnam were very shocked seeing Vietnamese people killing dogs and eating dog meat.

To be civilized, Vietnamese should stop eating dog meat!

After VietNamNet published the story about dogmeat, we have received a lot of opinions from readers, part of whom objected to the French visitor while the rest didn’t. Below are the opinions of the latter group.

Vietnam’s tourism does not depend on dog meat

After VietNamNet published the story about dog meat, we have received a lot of opinions from readers. Part of them disagreed with the French visitor and part of them agreed with him. Below are the opinions of the first group.