Are you a dog lover? If it is a yes then now you’re going to be fascinated seeing what people do to dogs, you perhaps heard about the worse fate of dogs is abandonment but now here’s the worst, they get eaten. And there are top five countries that support this dog eating thing.
For over 7,000 years, dog meat has been a traditional food in both families and restaurants. Also quite famous as fragrant meat, about 300,000 dogs are killed for meat each year. They say the meat has medicinal properties. Though the government has banned the sale of dog meat at local restaurants during the Beijing Olympics, dog meat still hangs in some of the meat shops as well, in Yulin Dog Meat Festival, Dogs Are Sometimes Boiled Alive.
Eating dog meats are quite a bit famous in western Africa, especially in Nigeria. According to the Nigerians and peoples of the western African region, dog meat can help build immunity to disease. Even dogs are grilled in Nigeria to protect against Ebola outbreak.
While talking about the Swiss people, even though commercial slaughter and sale of dog meat is illegal, around three percent of them eat dog meat. In 2012, the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger reported that farmers of the rural areas eat dog and cat meat. The dog sausage is what the Swiss people love in their breakfast table as well they say that it tastes like rabbit.
It is said that every year, around five million dogs are killed for eating. The Guardians wrote, “Dog is the go-to dish in Vietnam for drinking parties, family reunions, and special occasions,” This became so famous in all over Vietnam that an underground smuggling operation of Thailand smuggles pets and sells on the meat market.
Rica-Rica Woung is a phenomenal cuisine in Indonesia which is mainly made of dog’s meat. The dish is traditionally made with lots of chilies, spices, and a thick, rich sauce which permeates and heightens the flavor of the meat itself. They also eat dogs on special occasions such as weddings and holidays.