UK Set to Ban Dog Meat

It is hard to believe it has been six years since we founded the global NoToDogMeat campaign and a charity called World Protection for Dogs and Cats in the Meat Trade. Totally unique a charity with Objects not just to end suffering to dogs and cats but stop them being skinned and blowtorched alive. WhenContinue reading “UK Set to Ban Dog Meat”

Defra Reveal Plans to Make Selling Puppies Under 8 weeks Old Illegal

Is this the beginning of the end to puppy farming? New rules to crack down on backstreet breeders Selling puppies under the age of eight weeks will become illegal under the new plans. Defra unveils plans to reform dog breeding licensing rules Tougher dog breeding licensing rules will be introduced as part of a suiteContinue reading “Defra Reveal Plans to Make Selling Puppies Under 8 weeks Old Illegal”

Struggling to be Heard – Unreported World Expose Vietnam’s Dog Snatchers Oct 2014

20 years ago an amazing woman, and mentor to our cause, South Korean-born activist Kyenan Kum succeeded in getting mainstream airtime on the Korean dog meat trade. But after this programme was broadcast she found that doors were closed rather than opened. It has been a long struggle to get people talking about the dogContinue reading “Struggling to be Heard – Unreported World Expose Vietnam’s Dog Snatchers Oct 2014”

Hollywood Celebrities Agree: Nothing ‘Splendid’ About the Dog Meat Trade Huffpo Blog July 2014

Last Saturday night at the Hollywood Bowl thousands attended a glittering evening performance of Chinese Splendor – the finale of a two week extravaganza of dance, music and theatre showcasing an array of national art forms from Chinese culture. But to me right now, the term ‘Chinese Splendor’ feels so tragically wrong. For barely 21Continue reading “Hollywood Celebrities Agree: Nothing ‘Splendid’ About the Dog Meat Trade Huffpo Blog July 2014”

Tradition or Travesty: China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival – I Say ‘NoToDogMeat’ Hufffpo June 2014

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/julia-de-cadenet-/china-dog-meat-festival_b_5513995.html How are you celebrating the Summer Solstice? In Yulin, China a feast of 10,000 dogs is planned for this weekend. As a dog lover I cannot imagine anything worse than my best friend used for food – and the thought of her being beaten, hung, skinned, blowtorched or even boiled alive leaves me frozenContinue reading “Tradition or Travesty: China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival – I Say ‘NoToDogMeat’ Hufffpo June 2014”