In South Korea closed the largest market of dog meat
• In South Korea closed the largest market of dog meat
In pet lovers have reason to rejoice: in South Korea to shut down one of the biggest markets of dog meat. "Since the liquidation of equipment for animals and treatment of the cells on the market, in the future we will stop the dog meat trade in the market Moran", - said the representative of the City of Seongnam Kang Won-gu edition of The Korea Herald. Every year in this market were sold 80 thousand dogs in the living and dead form. The market share accounted for 33% of all dog meat consumption in South Korea.
Seongnam Mayor Lee Jae Myung quoted Mahatma Gandhi, saying: "Seongnam will take the initiative to transform the image of South Korea, because of the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by how it treats animals."
Zhang Ying-Yong, a representative of the Korean Association for Animal Welfare, said the good news: "The Seongnam thus took a big step to change the industry of dog meat ... But we will need to constantly monitor the stores of dog meat on the market, to see whether they stopped killing dogs and change their business. "
Moran Market was notorious activists animal rights all over the world because of the cruel methods of killing dogs, which included electric shocks, hanging, and even beaten to death.