Update 25 May 2020:
In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, governments can no longer remain inactive when the links between the trade in animals and risks to human health are so obvious. Many practices in the dog and cat meat trade facilitate the emergence and spread of viruses which can impact both animals and people. The governments in Southeast Asia, particularly those in Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam now have an opportunity to prevent a potential source of the next global pandemic by ending the dog and cat meat trade before it’s too late. Please sign our petition today and help to protect millions of animals and people from the dangers of the trade.
Families are being torn apart by the dog and cat meat trade in Southeast Asia as their pets are stolen for the trade.
- The theft of millions of family pets in Southeast Asia to be slaughtered for the trade
- The capture of stray cats and dogs from the streets of Southeast Asia for their meat
- The brutal killing methods such as drowning, hanging and torching alive
- The risk of rabies to humans and animals through this trade