Vietnam's dog and cat meat trade is a cruel practice that must be stopped.
Each year, five million dogs and one million cats are brutally slaughtered in Vietnam for their meat. The innocent animals are taken from the streets and stolen from their homes, creating a traumatic experience for both the pets and their owners. They are then transported long distances, often for days, before being drowned, burned, electrocuted, or beaten while still conscious.
The dog and cat meat trade is not only cruel, but it also poses a threat to public health. There are several diseases that dogs and cats can spread to humans, including rabies and salmonella. Symptoms of these diseases can be life-threatening and lead to death.
Ultimately, the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam is instrumental in ending the trade in dog and cat meat in Vietnam. Write to the U.S. ambassador today and urge them to support an end to the dog and cat meat trade.
There is power in your voice. Together, we can help protect millions of animals from this cruel trade.